CWAM relies heavily on the volunteers that help govern the organization and help assist during CWAM events such as the annual meeting, workshops, meetups, and advocacy receptions. Please consider supporting the organization by donating some of your time or skills!
All elected board members are required to attend three in-person board meetings, one conference call and the Annual Meeting each year. Exceptions are made due to weather and family conflicts.
CWAM is searching for four elected board members from Colorado and one elected board member from Wyoming. Open positions include Annual Meeting Team Leader, Professional Development Team Leader, Services Team Leader, Colorado State Representative and President. Certain terms are as short as one year, or if you enjoy the work, stay with us for up to 6 years!
2019-2021 Annual Meeting Team Program Chair – Working with the Annual Meeting team leader and two other current committee members, develop annual conference program, including all sessions and workshops schedule. 2019 conference is in Gillette, Wyoming, May 22-25, 2019; Spring 2020 and 2021 conferences will be in central or southern Colorado – attendance is recommended but not required. Two-year term recommended.
Don’t want to commit to a full two years as the Annual Meeting team program chair yet? Join on in a yearly appointed position! Help us find fun programs, give out scholarships, coordinate vendors and volunteers, or gather silent auction supplies.
2019-2021 President – Coordinate quarterly board meetings, facilitate board member nominations and act as public contact for the organization. Attend annual American Alliance of Museums Advocacy Day on behalf of CWAM; CWAM will fund attendance at this activity. Two-year term recommended.
2019-2021 CO State Representative – Represent CWAM and CO members at Mountain Plains Association of Museums annual conference and board meetings. CWAM will fund attendance at meetings. Two-year term recommended.
2019-2022 Services Team Leader – Organize or delegate Services Team including volunteers facilitating emergency preparedness, the archival supplies CO-OP, CWAM grants, the Peer Assessor program, environmental monitoring kits and resource guides. Three-year term recommended.
2019-2022 Professional Development Team Leader – Organize or delegate PD Team including volunteers facilitating at least two workshops per year, the networking programs and academic liaisons. Three-year term recommended.
If you are interested, please submit a short paragraph via CWAM’s contact form.