Chairpersons: Mary Dale, Annmarie Dymon
Provide advice and support to the executive board, drawing from their breadth of experience in all aspects of BJWC.
Chairpersons: Elena Anastasiou, Tiffany Andreae, Lisa Olszewski
Connect past members with current members
Provide communication on a monthly basis to Associates
Host Associate events throughout the year
Chairpersons: Amber Beeman, Carla Murphy
Solicit nominations for Character Counts awards from members of BJWC
Review references of nominees
Present the awards to the Character Counts winners at the
Barrington Village Board Meeting
Organize a reception for the award winners and their families, following the Village Board meeting.
Chairperson: Cami Tchoi
Promote BJWC in the community by supporting Barrington community activities and events.
The activities include: Scarecrow Festival, Feed My Starving Children, The Community Meal and others
Chairpersons: Katie Brown, Sarah Cuthbertson
Coordinate community service activities for BJWC, including Meals with Wheels and tutoring at Sunny Hill. .
Oversee the sign-up of two-hour shifts, and see that each BJWC member has met the club obligation.
Attend external meetings with BJWC partners
Send reminder to the volunteers in advance of their scheduled assignment.
Consider and evaluate other service opportunities for the club.
Chairpersons: Kathy Brodin, Cindy Galley, Katie Karam
Identify and organizes sponsorship opportunities for BJWC at both a corporate level and event level.
Solicit advertisements for Ways and Means, as well as special events.
Fall Ways and Means
Chairpersons: Jen Hopwood, Emily Kerous
Plan and oversight of major fundraiser, Fall Fashion Show.
Chairpersons: Christine Birch, Angie Schwartz, Jennifer Sobocienski
Work in collaboration with broader Barrington Giving Day organization to procure, transport, sort and organize toy donations
Facilitate volunteer base for Barrington Giving Day toy department
Chairpersons: Molly Archibald, Courtney Engelson, Cindy Kuesis
Plan HOPE Dinner, a holiday themed dinner in December
Distribute gift cards to seniors, using funds raised at the dinner.
Chairperson: Elizabeth Gaffney
Review all contracts, and provide advice and counsel to each of the committees as needed.
Chairpersons: Medbh Huschitt, MaryJo Piumbroeck, Kimberly Ryon
Host a membership drive at the September meeting to recruit new members
Host a new member get together
Greet and welcome members and guests at every meeting.
Communicate with new members regarding club events.
Meeting Planning and Membership Education
Chairpersons: Julie Blasius, Teresa Guitterez
Plan and organizes the BJWC Monthly General Meetings at local venues
Secure speakers for the general meetings, at the request of the President.
Transport and set up AV equipment at meeting spaces, as needed
Supply name tags for attendees at the meetings.
Chairperson: Erin Shechtman
Prepare a slate of nominees for officers to be presented at the March Board Meeting.
Present the slate at the general meeting in April with nominations from the floor.
Publish the slate in the May newsletter
Chairpersons: Julie Joyce, Amanda Manczak
Solicit nominations for grants and scholarships from the greater community.
Review nominations and and selects recipients for BJWC’s Community Grants
Review nominees and selects recipients for BHS Scholarships.
Organize and facilitate a Scholarship Dinner for the Scholarship winners and their families, in conjunction with the BJWC June meeting.
Organize and facilitate a Grant reception for the Grant recipients
Chairpersons: Cindy Galley
Coordinate with BJWC chairs to gather information pertinent to events
Collect photos and images to promote BJWC events in the community
Coordinate with Second Vice President to meet media timelines
Chairpersons: Neena Masterson, Jessica Spentzos
Organize the popular early childhood educational safety program for kids, Safety Town.
Hire teachers to teach the program, as needed
Review maintenance needs at the permanent site
Oversee registration and financial obligations of Safety Town
Initiate portable Safety Town at Sunny Hill School
Service to Seniors
Chairpersons: Dani Kusmerz, Rachel Kuna, Marcy Sparr
Host two holiday parties during the year at Christmas and Valentine’s Day, in conjunction with BACOA..
Host a “Spring Fling”, a luncheon with entertainment, bingo and prizes, in conjunction with BACOA.
Coordinate with local organizations to enrich the lives of Seniors.
Spring Ways & Means
Chairperson: Kiley Humbert
Plans and organizes the spring fundraiser.