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WBEA Committees


                                                                Committee Descriptions
Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA) committees serve under the direction of the President and strive to increase the organizational capacity of WBEA and WBEs.
Certification Review Committee
The Certification Review Committee is responsible for the certification and recertification process of all WBEs. Committee members are trained using the WBENC Standards and Procedures and participation on this committee is by invitation from the President only.
Staff Liaison: Tierra Johnson
Corporate Advisory Committee
This committee is open to WBEA corporate members. The purpose of the Corporate Advisory Committee is to share knowledge and provide direction on supplier diversity trends and issues that impact the mission and programs of the WBEA.  
Location: WBEA Office
Staff Liaison: April Day
Education Committee
This committee is open to WBEs and corporate members that wish to influence the WBEA’s educational programs. Committee members help interview potential presenters, organize educational programs, and create opportunities for business development and member enrichment.
Location: WBEA Office
Staff Liaison: Whitney Shutt
Annual EXPO Committee
WBEA Annual EXPO: Expo is the largest event of the year. Considered the premier networking opportunity for women in business, the expo attracts over 1300 people and focuses on connecting women business enterprises (WBEs) with corporate purchasers, government agencies, and other women –owned businesses for the primary purpose of creating connection and building strong business relationships. The committee is responsible for the development of the event them, marketing the event, recruiting sponsors and attendees, developing volunteer schedules, as well as coordination the logistics of the reception, luncheon, and tradeshow, all of which are a part of the one day Expo experience. 
Location: WBEA Office
Staff Liaison: Whitney Shutt  
Golf Committee
The Golf Committee develops one of the most popular, fun-filled events of the year! The Annual Golf Classic & Silent Auction serves as one of our primary fundraisers, providing resources essential to the continued success of women- owned businesses.  The golf tournament is a great day for enjoying the beauty of Houston in October while connecting and networking with corporate members and other WBEs. 
 Location: WBEA Office
Staff Liaison: Whitney Shutt 
Engagement Committee
The Engagement Committee helps to spread the word about the advantages of WBE certification, both to our members and the Texas business community. The Engagement Committee contributes to the growth of the organization through one of our three sub-committees: Recruitment, Retention, and WBE Orientation. Committee members are responsible for contacting new WBE’s and have additional networking opportunities to meet corporate members. This committee serves to assist with marketing WBEA events. WBEs often represent WBEA at community events.  
Location: WBEA Office
Staff Liaison: Mariela Hernandez
San Antonio Regional Committee (SARC)
SARC is responsible for marketing the WBEA in the greater San Antonio area to both potential WBEs and Corporate Members. This committee also plans monthly educational or networking programs.
Location: WBEA Office
Staff Liaison: Kenya Williams
The Forum
The Forum is the ‘think tank’ of the organization, formulating and assessing additional programs that would give every WBEA member more value to their membership.  We are looking for members in every size business, every industry and all over the greater Houston area.  Come join the committee where you KNOW you can make a difference! 
Location: WBEA Office
Staff Liaison: Tierra Johnson
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