Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts established a governance structure
that will include the following committees. To contact the respective committee, click on the committee name.
- Board of Directors – serves as the governing body of the Council. There are twelve members on the Board, including the officers, committee chairs and members-at-large. The Executive Committee of the Board consists of the Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer. The Nominating Committee of the Board supports the Board by nominating new board members to full expiring or unexpired terms.
- Finance Committee – responsible for the financial well being of the council, including developing, reviewing and revising (when necessary), the fiscal policies and procedures, executing financial transactions, maintaining banking relationships, providing regular reporting of financial position to the board and the annual budget.
- Education and Events – responsible for establishing standards for meeting
presentations that support the purpose of the Council, identifying qualified
speakers, and handling all meeting logistics.
- Membership Committee – responsible for making recommendations to the
Finance Committee and the Board of Directors on the annual membership dues and
for identifying ways to recruit new members. The Membership Committee will work
closely with the Marketing and Communications committee to actively promote
membership in the organization. The committee will also be involved in
activities related to providing career guidance, mentoring students and those
seeking to enter the field of work-site wellness and posting jobs on website of
- Annual Conference Committee – responsible for planning and
overseeing the WWCMA’s annual conference. The committee will provide leadership and
collaborate with other committees in areas such as: developing the theme,
timeline, and budget for the event; securing a facility and working with food service
for refreshments; facilitating the registration process; securing sponsors;
developing a marketing strategy and PR materials; planning the logistics of
awards presentations; preparing a Call for Proposals for educational sessions,
selecting sessions and speakers to presented; and identifying and securing
keynote presentations and presenters.
Awards and Recognition Committee – It is important to celebrate successes as we work together to actively promote health and wellness within Massachusetts workplaces. The Awards & Recognition committee runs our annual WorkWell Massachusetts Awards program, which recognizes Massachusetts employers for their exemplary work in worksite health promotion. The program showcases employers of all sizes – large and small – on their employee wellness program’s performance. The committee is responsible for the application process and overseeing the evaluation process with the support of qualified peer reviewers.
- Marketing and Communications - responsible for communicating and promoting the Council's mission, events, programs and educational resources. The Marketing and Communications Committee is in need of volunteers that can provide content to help support the mission of the Council. Content includes blog writing, article writing, managing intellectual property projects such as polls and short surveys, or sourcing or interviewing Massachusetts based worksite wellness program stories for the Council to feature.
- Special Projects Committee – The Special Projects Committee manages the planning and execution of the Council's special projects or strategic initiatives such as the Worksite Wellness Toolkit, Benchmarking Survey, and other projects as determined by the Board.