Volunteer Committees

AAUW Commitment

AAUW depends on the dedication and commitment of its members and supporters to ensure the vitality of the organization and its programs.

Find the Committee for You

Serving on an AAUW committee is a wonderful way to give back to the organization and shape the future for women and girls. Our national committees advise AAUW’s board of directors on public policy priorities, inclusion, equity, organizational governance and more. They also provide opportunities to lead and connect to the AAUW community.

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Board of Directors

The board provides strategic leadership and fiduciary oversight for the organization. Board members share a passion for advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

Advancement Committee

Develops and implements strategies related to fundraising and member engagement.

Audit Committee

Assists the board with AAUW’s financial reporting and audit process, and ensures AAUW complies with laws and regulations.

Executive Committee

Helps the board of directors to act on important issues that arise between board meetings and oversees the corporate and legal affairs of AAUW.

Finance Committee

Oversees AAUW’s financial strategy and performance and makes recommendations about the organization’s financial affairs and policies, including the annual budget and investments (other than long-term funds).

Governance Committee

Helps the board ensure the effectiveness of the governance of AAUW.

Investment Committee

Advises AAUW on how to invest and manage long-term funds based on AAUW’s investment policies and recommends investment advisors to the board.

Nominating Committee

Recruits and nominates qualified candidates for election or appointment to the board.

Inclusion and Equity Committee

Works to improve the diversity and inclusion of AAUW’s membership.

Public Policy Committee

Counsels AAUW on its six-month and two-year public policy priorities, and advises members on important advocacy work.

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AAUW Application for Volunteer Committees

Directions: Volunteer committees are listed above. For a more detailed description of the committee charter and responsibilities, please click on the committee name. Use the charter as a guide for completing the questions on this application. Please fill out a separate application for each committee you are applying to. Please adjust your resume to specifically highlight the content related to this committee and upload. References may be requested. Application closes May 20.

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Terms of Agreement

Submission of this application certifies that you are able to spend the requisite time to fully participate in the activities of this committee, including tele- and video-conference calls and e-mail communication, subcommittee participation, and outreach to members, branches, and states as necessary. Submission of this application authorizes AAUW to contact your references and others as deemed necessary to ascertain your qualifications for participation on the committee.

Please direct membership inquiries to connect@aauw.org.