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Join the AFWA Board!

Are you or someone you know interested in joining the AFWA Board or working with the Board on a committee? We are all set for this year, but we would love to know if you would be interested in joining the board in the future to be part of this awesome team!  If interested in learning more, please contact the Communications Chair today!

Types of Board Positions:

  • President
  • President-Elect
  • Recording & Corresponding Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Membership Chair
  • Communications & Technology Chair
  • Program Co-Chairs (x2)
  • Meeting Co-Chairs (x2)
  • Holiday Charity Co-Chairs (multiple positions)

Other Volunteer Opportunities:

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The Board of Directors of Child Care Resource Network (CCRN) is looking for new members to join the Board in January 2020, specifically a CPA/accountant to serve on their Finance Committee. The Finance Committee oversees the work of the CFO, meets with the external auditors and reviews the annual budget as well as other related tasks. I am President of the Board and my term is over at the end of 2020.

The Child Care Resource Network’s mission is to promote quality, affordable, accessible care and learning for all children by supporting and empowering families, caregivers, education professionals, and
employers. Their vision is for all children to have high-quality care and learning experiences, helping them to reach their full potential.

Please consider joining me to help this organization that is critical to our community here in Western New York and contact Mary Ellen Mitchell, if you are interested!