About

The Greater Des Moines Noon Chapter’s vision

is to be an empowering organization,
promoting women as they endeavor to connect, network,
learn and grow in their chosen goals,
personally and professionally.

The ABWA Mission

The mission of ABWA is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

Why ABWA

Executive Board of our Chapter

Our Executive Board consists of four Chapter officers: president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer. The Board has general supervision of the affairs of the Chapter between meetings, follows and makes recommendations to the Chapter membership for discussion and vote.
These same officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, are elected by membership to terms of one year.

The Standing Committees of our Chapter are

Membership

The primary function of this committee is maintaining the strength and vitality of the Chapter by organizing recruitment efforts, tracking membership status and providing support to new members.

Professional Development

The primary function of this committee is to deliver business and market relevant programming at Chapter meetings. The committee reviews the results of the annual Member Interest Survey to determine programming which best meets the needs of members within the context of ABWA’s mission.

Newsletter

The primary function of this committee is to design, write, publish and distribute the Chapter newsletter to members. The newsletter is published at least four times each year and is posted in Community Connections.

Fundraising

The primary function of the Fundraising committee is to identify and recommend opportunities that generate capital to sustain the league’s operations. With approval of the fundraising project, the committee creates and implements the event(s).

Fundraising

The primary function of the Fundraising committee is to identify and recommend opportunities that generate capital to sustain the league’s operations. With approval of the fundraising project, the committee creates and implements the event(s).

Education

The primary function of the Education committee is serving as a liaison between the Chapter and the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund. Monitoring and managing the process from defining Impact Scholarship criteria, applicant(s) online application process, contacting scholarship winners and presenting scholarship checks to recipients.