Advisory committees work on a variety of key topics and issues of concern. Action items voted on and approved by committees are brought to the WFSN executive team before the WFSN body vote for review. If approved, actions items go to administration.
Current charges of the WFSN Standing Committees:
To provide guidance to women in pursuit of a supportive, ethical environment
Tenure/Promotion/Annual-Review Issues Committee
To provide guidance for the tenure/promotion and/or annual review processes
Mentoring, Outreach, and Membership Committee
To facilitate and enhance mentoring, outreach, membership, and networking events for women, both within the network and externally
Achievement and Advancement Committee
To recognize women’s achievements and to facilitate activities to help women at all levels advance
To assist members with balancing their personal, career, physical, and mental health demands
Women of Color Committee
To identify and address issues and opportunities that might be unique to women of color
To identify and address issues and opportunities to promote diversity
Special Projects Committee
To handle any item that does not fit logically somewhere else.