Winnetka Community House
620 Lincoln Ave.
Winnetka, IL 60093
OCWW meets weekly on Thursday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 at the Winnetka Community House (September through May).
President, Fred Fitzsimmons
Vice-President, Jeanne Mayer
Secretary, Tom Benz
Treasurer, Rita Angelini
Program Director, Renee James
Publicity Director, Melissa Weidner
Past President, Penny Fields
|OCWW Needs Your Help. Volunteer Today!
OCWW operates on a volunteer basis. We need your help! Please take a look at our list of volunteer opportunities. Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
“Many hands lighten the load.”
If you love coming to our lectures please join our merry volunteer crew.
Hospitality: Creates and manages the snack sign up sheet.
Snack Providers: Sign up and bring snacks.
Publicity Committee: Help with promotions, advertisement, and/or social media.
Communication Assistants: Help with member questions and communications. Take event photographs with OCWW’s camera.
Outreach Committee: Reach out to Universities, writing groups, venues and other partnership opportunities.
Welcome Committee: Meet and greet new members and first time guests.
Social Committee: Coordinate special offsite events and monthly birthday wishes.
Registration Assistants: Help with workshop registrations. *Your session fees will be waived*
Technical Assistants: Temperature control, AV set up and trouble shooting.
Library Assistants: Organize our library; manage check-outs and returns.
Fundraising Committee: Help with fundraising activities.
Assistant Treasurer: Register attendees, collect &record cash/checks, deposit funds, send information to Treasurer who develops Financial Report & Tax Filings. *Your session fees will be waived*
Volunteer Board Positions:Vice President: Leads meetings in President’s absence; backs up President as needed. Mail pickup and distribution.
Program Co-Chairs: Lines up speakers for weekly meetings, including finding and booking them, arranging topics, getting bios and ms info and informing the Pres, Secretary, Communications and Publicity.
Secretary: Keeps Board meeting minutes; provides notice of meetings and circulates agendas and minutes; prepares and issues contracts to speakers; maintains Board records.
Assistant Treasurer: Records payments, manuscripts and membership. *Your session fees will be waived*
Attendance / Membership: Manages membership roster and records weekly attendance. *Your session fees will be waived*
Bylaws: Serves as a resource on matters governed by the Bylaws; in charge of any amendments; assists with meeting protocol as needed.
Communications: Sends out e-Blasts and Newsletter, manages website information.
Librarian / Historian: Manages the library and keeps OCWW’s historic records.
Manuscripts: Prepares and supervises the manuscript policy; keep track of weekly submissions and coordinates with speaker.
Publicity: Submits program information to online and print outlets, etc.
Summer Meetings: Plans summer meetings, including speakers and locations.
Arrangements Director: Verify workshop venue set-ups (i.e. dates/times, seating layouts – # tables/chairs, equipment requirements (i.e. A/V needs – projector adapter for Apple or PC, mikes, whiteboard, projection screen, # of electrical extension cords, coffee and hot water requirements, OCWW cabinet refreshment supplies – cups, napkins, etc.