WAVIT Committees 

Committee Name Charter
Outreach Our Outreach Committee shall determine strategies, outlets, pathways, and ambassadors that will enable the organization to educate young women on the audiovisual and IT industry in an effort to encourage young women to enter the industry workforce.
Membership The Membership Committee shall determine strategies that will increase and diversify the membership, promote the benefits of membership, and implement membership campaigns. The Committee's recommendations and plans shall be submitted to the Board of Directors for its approval. 
Marketing Our Marketing Committee shall plan and distribute/ schedule public communications and promotion of the organization and its activities, members, partnerships, and other relevant information. The committee shall also work closely with the Membership Committee to increase membership and engagement with members.
Safety The Safety Committee shall raise awareness and develop and promote safety practices to prevent harm and protect individuals from violence, abuse, and harassment. It shall create a safe environment and pathways to communicate violations to the organization's code of conduct and offer an avenue where everyone feels empowered to speak up and take action to prevent personal safety threats in the AV and IT industries.
Wellness Our Wellness Committee shall create ways to support the physical and mental well-being of members and the industry through education, awareness, and advocacy. The activities, content, etc that are developed and executed shall prioritize healthy habits and provide resources and support for members.
Programming & Events The Programming and Events Committee shall plan and arrange the educational, professional development, entertainment, and other programs and events for the organization. The committee shall also be entrusted with overseeing the development and methods of promoting and consuming the educational content. The Committee's recommendations and plans shall be submitted to the Board of Directors for its approval.
Finance The Finance Committee, chaired by the Treasurer, shall prepare a budget for each fiscal year and shall submit it to the Board of Directors for approval. The committee may offer updates or interim changes to the budget as necessary. The fiscal year shall run from January first through the succeeding December thirty-first. All members must be approved by the Board of Directors.
Diversity Our Diversity Committee shall promote and foster an inclusive environment that values and respects all individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or ability. It shall create opportunities for learning, dialogue, and action that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organization and industry.

The Sponsorship Committee shall be actively doing outreach with sponsors who align with WAVIT’s mission.  Sponsors could however be but not limited to manufactures in the AV and IT space, consultants, integrators and service providers.   The Committee will always look towards a “win-win” partnership with sponsors to ensure our sponsors continue to value WAVIT.

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