Our Committees

As a member of the New-Roc League, you will have a multitude of opportunities to strengthen your professional skills and become active within the Newton & Rockdale County communities. We strongly encourage our members to join a committee, get to know their fellow business women and learn from the experience and knowledge these ladies have to share. Get involved and you will grow with ABWA.

Committee Chair – Anthony Thomas

Duties: Keep the membership informed of seminars, leadership opportunities and other professional development opportunities, both locally and through ABWA National at district and national conference; acts as a liaison between the League and the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (ABWA’s scholarship fund), educating members with regard to purposes and opportunities. Develops written scholarship eligibility requirements and guidelines for any scholarships the League may offer each year, ensuring they are non-discriminatory and legal. For more information about the Education Committee or to attend the next committee meeting, please contact us at

Fundraising/Ways and Means
Committee Chair – Open

Duties: Responsible for identifying and recommending opportunities that generate capital to sustain the League’s operations and within the guidelines of the Association, federal and state government. Once annual projects are approved, the committee shall act to create and implement their revenue generating plan. The committee shall be responsible for monitoring their plan’s progress and for providing monthly status reports to the Executive Board. For more information about the Way and Means/Fundraising Committee or to attend the next committee meeting, please contact us at

Committee Chair – Open

Duties: Responsible for collaborating with the Vice President in maintaining the strength and vitality of the League by organizing and implementing at a minimum two membership recruitment campaigns (fall and spring) that will attract new members and/or reclaim former ABWA members. For more information about the Membership Committee or to attend the next committee meeting, please contact us at

Committee Chair – Anthony Thomas

Duties: Tasked with designing, writing, publishing and distributing the League newsletter to members, District Vice President and to National. The newsletter should be published quarterly and either emailed or posted on the Women’s Instructional Network in the Chapter’s Team Library. The committee is also responsible for printing and submitting a copy of all publications to the Executive Board for the Best Practices Binder News. For more information about the Newsletter Committee or to attend the next committee meeting, please contact us at

Program/Professional Development
Committee Chair – Carolyn Hawkins-Brown

Duties: Delivers business and market relevant programming at each monthly League meeting. The committee utilizes the aggregate results from ABWA’s Member Interest Survey as a compass when determining the programming topics that would best meet the needs of the members and within the context of ABWA’s mission. The committee shall secure programming within the budgetary guidelines as defined by the Executive Board, forward program information to the newsletter chair (e.g., the speaker’s name, photo, presentation title and overview, date and time) for publication in monthly newsletter. The Committee chair posts  a reminder in the League’s WIN team board 1-week in advance of meeting, communicate room set-up and A/V requirements to Vice President. For more information about the Program/Professional Development Committee or to attend the next committee meeting, please contact us at

Committee Chair – Open

Duties: Coordinate a plan to increase the League’s notable membership accomplishments within the community, including writing and sending promotional material to all appropriate media and social resources.  Members to also contact local newspapers with League meeting dates and other news worthy information; email monthly meeting flyers, prepared by Program Chair to membership and guest list; maintain membership and guest email list. Maintain social media and website pages. For more information about the Publicity Committee or to attend the next committee meeting, please contact us at

Please contact us for more information about our committees and ways that you can use your talents to help our chapter strive.

Our Monthly League Meeting

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
11:30am – 1:00pm

The meeting is free.

909 Commercial Street NE
Conyers, GA 30012