The strength of an Association is dependent upon the active participation of its members. In the words of Aesop, "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." NWA – your Association – needs your knowledge, energy, and time to serve in a leadership role on a committee or task force. So, raise your leadership voice and join a committee or task force today. Your community needs you.
Standing Committees are ongoing and develop governance at the direction of the Board.
The Bylaws Committee periodically reviews the bylaws and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors as needed for revisions or clarifications. This Committee also reviews proposed operating policies developed by affiliate Sections.
The Calendar Committee develops the annual nutrition education calendar for purchase by the Association membership and others.
Nutrition Services Section Representative (State Nutrition Coordinator or designee)
Reach Them, Teach Them, Keep Them Task Force
This task force will examine and develop best practices to reach, teach, and keep WIC participants and has oversight of the National Retention Campaign.
Vendor Business Practices Task Force
This task force develops Association policy and related position papers relevant to vendor relationships and implementation of vendor related policies affecting the WIC Program and WIC participants.
WHO Code Compliant Infant Formula Cost Containment
WHO Code Compliant Infant Formula Cost Containment will consider alternative strategies for meeting cost containment requirements under the Child Nutrition Act.
ACA Task Force
The ACA Task Force will examine and create opportunities for synergy between WIC and elements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).