NAWIC Membership

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The Richmond Chapter currently has 64 members. If you are interested in joining us for one of our meetings, contact the Membership Chairs:

Melissa Stallard / melissa@mycibs.com or
804-347-9069

Lorie Lythgoe / l.lythgoe@sbcoxdemolition.com or
804-283-3197

Lori Butler / ljsm0206@msn.com or
804-920-3080

… these ladies will get you connected!

If you are interested in becoming a member but want to know more, please contact Lorie or Melissa for information.

 


For more than 60 years, NAWIC has helped women take advantage of the opportunities in construction. Whether you want to embark on a new career, establish a networking base, be a mentor/mentee, make a difference in your community, continue your education, or invest in great friendships, NAWIC offers a variety of opportunities — large and small.

For more information:

Click here to download the membership application form.

NAWIC’s fiscal year is October 1 through September 30, and renewals are due October 1 of each year. You will receive a renewal invoice prior to October 1. National dues (for the second year only) will be prorated based on your enrollment date. If you have any questions, please call the NAWIC Office at 800-552-3506.


Savvy NAWIC members, business owners and managers can expect value from their investment in NAWIC. NAWIC membership affords many opportunities.

Professional Opportunities

The professional benefits available through NAWIC are endless:

• Industry speakers
• Legislative / legal updates
• Career / job leads
• Mentoring opportunities
• Education of youth and support through scholarships
• Connection with other women in the industry
• Technical / product information
• Community outreach projects
• Liaison with other industry and professional associations

Educational Opportunities

Education is highly valued within NAWIC. Opportunities for your educational advancement include:

• Leadership development
• Association magazine subscription
• Development of management and public speaking skills
• Speakers and seminars at national and regional events
• Employee recruitment
• Marketing / advertising opportunities for your company
• Access to a national and local resource network
• Discounts on goods and services
• Developing and promoting industry values and culture
• Offering exposure to new skills and technology updates
• Promoting professional certifications, coaching and mentoring
• Generating publicity through community service projects
• Building a strong industry by promoting NEF K-12 programs for the future workforce
• Assistance in plotting career path

NAWIC Education Foundation (NEF) professional certifications:
– Certified Construction Associate (CCA)
– Construction Document Technician (CDT)
– Construction Industry Technician (CIT)
– Construction Industry Specialist (CIS)
– Construction Bookkeeping Technician (CBT)
– Estimating Scheduling Practitioner (ESP) new 2018

Business Opportunities

Profitable business opportunities are available through NAWIC:

• Employee recruitment
• Marketing / advertising opportunities for your company
• Access to a national and local resource network
• Discounts on goods and services

Employer Benefits of NAWIC Membership

As an employer, you know you have basic needs that must be met for your business to remain competitive. You must have dedicated, multi-skilled employees, increased productivity and company recognition. As the premier Association for women working in the construction industry, NAWIC meets employers’ needs by:

• Developing and promoting industry values and culture
• Offering exposure to new skills and technology updates
• Promoting professional certifications, coaching and mentoring
• Generating publicity through community service projects
• Building a strong industry by promoting NEF K-12 programs to the future work force

Membership Levels

Active: Shall be open to women who are actively employed in the construction industry a minimum of an average of twenty (20) hours per week per month. Employment is defined as receiving compensation for service in an approved employment category and in which the majority of her job responsibility, in that approved employment category, is construction related. Each eligible Active Chapter Member shall be entitled to vote and to hold office and shall be a member of National and an affiliated Chapter.

Corporate: This is a transferable membership. This membership is open to companies that wish to designate a woman employee, who would otherwise meet the criteria for Active Membership, to represent the company. The company holding the membership may change its designated representative at any time. The company must buy one corporate chapter membership for each representative. Each eligible Corporate Member shall be entitled to vote, to hold office and shall be a member of National and an affiliated Chapter.

Associate: Shall be open to women who do not qualify for active membership. Associate members shall have no vote and are not eligible to hold office. Associate Members shall be a member of National and an affiliated Chapter. They may serve on Chapter appointed committees.

Student: Shall be open to women students enrolled in construction-related programs at institutions of higher education, vocational training programs and apprenticeship programs. Student Membership is non-transferable, and Student Members shall have no vote nor hold office. They shall be a member of National and an affiliated Chapter.

Retired: Shall be open to women who are retired and are at least 62 years of age. Retired members do not qualify for Active Membership, do not have to be members of a chapter and will be a member of National. Retired members shall have no vote and are not eligible to hold office but may serve on Chapter appointed committees.

Members-At-Large: Membership shall be open to women meeting all the criteria for Active Member but not belonging to an affiliated Chapter of the Association. Members- at-Large shall be entitled to participate in all of the activities of the region in which they reside. Members-at-Large shall be entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting/Convention of the Association, at which time their vote will have a one-tenth (1/10) value of a Chapter Delegate vote. Members-at-Large cannot hold office or serve on the NAWIC Board of Directors.

International: Shall be open to women who are actively employed in the construction industry in countries outside of the United States. International Members shall neither vote nor hold office.

More Information: http://www.nawic.org/assnfe/enrollme.asp

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