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National Latina Business Women Association - Inland Empire Board of Directors Recruitment Overview 

Who We Are
The National Latina Business Women Association Inland Empire a.k.a (NLBWA-IE) is a 501(c)6 corporation registered in the State of California to promote, develop and support the rapid growth of Latinas in business and professions. The NLBWA-IE’s duty is to deliver programs and services enabling greater success for this critical, underrepresented market. Our Board of Directors is composed of Latina entrepreneurs and corporate professionals from diverse business and career fields.

Our Story
The NLWBA was formed in July 2003 to champion effective programs and services that address the unique context Latinas face in business and professions. This context includes historical, cultural and linguistic factors that can enrich business/professional careers. Despite many other existing groups supporting women and/or Hispanics in business and professions, no organization provides a voice for the special needs of this fastest growing segment of business creation. The initial chapter was formed in Los Angeles; other chapters were strategically formed including the NLBWA-Inland Empire in 2014 indicating the importance of this special approach to supporting and developing the entrepreneurial and professional careers of Latinas. The NLWBA is dedicated to strengthening the wealth capacity of its members and the economic development of its communities. It focuses on innovative and effective changes in business culture, builds strategic alliance, coalitions and affiliations, and transforms public policy and influences opinion makers.

Our Services
The NLBWA-IE provides these services to members:

  • Financial literacy training
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring of business owners/operators
  • Procurement, supplier diversity and matchmaking opportunities
  • Entrepreneurial training (boot camps) for start-up businesses
  • Regular networking events; and
  • Recognition of the unique contributions of Latinas to business and professions.

Board Member Job Description
As NLBWA-IE endeavors to significantly grow its membership and provide unique opportunities for Latinas in business. We are seeking individuals willing to dedicate time and expertise to growing a national organization.

Board responsibilities are:

  • Fulfill a two-year term of office
  • Attend 75% of the monthly board meetings (2nd Tuesday of the month)
  • Pay annual board member dues of $150.00
  • Commit to fundraise $3,500 annually
  • Willingness to serve on at least one committee and actively participate
  • Be aware and abstain from any conflict of interest
  • Sign a Confidentiality form

Qualifications: Knowledge and skills in one or more areas of Board governance: policy, finance, programs, and/or personnel, including:

  • Understanding of our community and its needs
  • Volunteerism in a leadership role
  • Passion for our cause
  • Willingness to commit time for monthly board meetings, committee meetings, planning sessions, special events
  • Collaborative
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented

Recruitment Process
This is a brief overview of NLBWA-IE’s recruitment process:

✓ Each candidate will complete the attached application along with submitting a resume or biography and references

✓ Each candidate will participate in an interview with the Nominating Committee

Current open positions President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer for Executive Committee and Board Directors for 2 year term.

Applications are due February 15th.

Diversity in our Board of Directors is critically important and we encourage any applicants with the
above qualifications to apply. To apply click here. Submit completed application form along with bio or resume and references to the following: Anita Ron at email anitaron@briteworks.com or Maria Serret at email serretmc@sce.com.

If you have questions or would like more information on this process, please contact: Maria Molina Solano at 213-247-6423 or via email at mmsolano@sbcglobal.net.

We are here to empower Latinas to develop their business and professional goals!

Call or Email Us
Office: (909) 204-7450
eFax: (909) 545-8686
Email: info@nlbwa-ie.com

Address:
NPHS BUILDING
9551 Pittsburgh Ave., Suite 250 Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

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