Network Glossary

The intended recipient of this glossary is the local network – see state-specific section for documents that pertain to state networks

Administration (General)

TOPIC DESCRIPTION WHERE TO FIND
Brand Assets Contains brand standards, downloadable logos, and infographics Brand Assets

Certification Program

New 2021 program that certifies networks that meet benchmarks of excellence Certification Program
Dues Changes National must be formally advised by October 10th for the subsequent year on new dues amounts along with supporting documentation
Contact Debbie Coda at dcoda@wcr.org
Insurance Responsibility of local network, National provides information and guidance Insurance PDF
Leadership Changes National must be formally advised (not email or call) when there are leadership changes which triggers microsite changes

Local Form

State Form

Leadership Identification and Development (LID) Resources This page contains a video, applications, process guide, and other key documents related to the process (note, processes, positions, and other procedures subject to change in 2021) Volunteer Town Square
Legal Responsibility of local network, National provides information and guidance Insurance PDF
Local Network Model This document describes network operating standards, in place since 2018 Operating Standards PDF
Microsite Resources
Resources include training video, fact sheet, and certification badge

Info Sheet

Training Video

Badge

Name Change
Any network wishing to change its names must go through a rigorous process, to ensure it's not being done for short term gains

Contact National to request form at wcr@wcr.org

National Officer Visit
This form must be filled out when requesting a national officer to be a part of your local or state events

In-Person Visit

Virtual Visit

 Network Charter Kit A Charter guide outlines network formation steps, contact National to request kit and consultation: jsaltman@wcr.org 

Podcast with Information

Roadmap Newsletter
Contains one year of timely information that state and local networks need to know

Roadmap Archives

Taxes
Responsibility of local network, National provides information and guidance

Legal PDF

Governance

TOPIC DESCRIPTION WHERE TO FIND
Appointment Cheat Sheet

Outlines who appoints who at state and local level

Coming Soon

Bylaws

All bylaws with dues amounts are on state and local microsites

Local
State
National

Consent to Serve Leaders sign a form that outlines fiduciary duties – National offers samples to customize. Sample Document
Disband, Terminate or Merge Network National must be contacted to initiate the process. Contact Jamie Saltman at jsaltman@wcr.org Termination & Revocation PDF
Election Procedures This blueprint outlines how elections are to be conducted

Network Election Procedures

Leadership Changes National must be formally advised (not email or call) when there are leadership changes which triggers microsite changes (mark amendment on the form)

Local Form

State Form

Local Network Model This document describes network operating standards, in place since 2018 Operating Standards PDF
Liaison (State & National Fact Sheet) A visual piece/infographic with regional map and breakdown of states, levels and associated support systems Fact Sheet
Officer Job Descriptions
An overview of the job description of each officer in network Job Descriptions
Scripts for Elections
The National script is available for elections, which outline common language/verbiage (sample only)

Script

Standing Rules
Must not supersede bylaws. A podcast offers guidelines and information

Podcast

Transition of Officers A podcast provides guidance on how to effectively change over teams

Podcast

Meetings & Events

TOPIC DESCRIPTION WHERE TO FIND
Brand Assets Offers meeting ideas Download and Print

National Officer Visit

This form must be filled out when a requesting a national officer

In-Person Event

Virtual Event

Outreach PowerPoint with Infographics This PowerPoint is a template for you to use in the field and provides the latest and greatest info and is for you to customize Coming Soon
Realtor® Association Collaboration
Outlines best practices to work with local association Association Relationship PDF
Regional Caucus Agenda The first caucuses were held in May 2020, the sample template is midyear 2020 specific but can be customized accordingly Coming Soon
WOW! Event Planning Guide
Promotional tips on how to create a successful event Guide PDF

Membership & Marketing

TOPIC DESCRIPTION WHERE TO FIND
Exchange of Value Contains brand standards, downloadable logos, and infographics Brand Assets

Diversity and Inclusion

Tips and resources

Podcast

Statement PDF

Watch Video

First-year Member Recruitment Strategy A resource guide to serving the critical first-year members Communication Strategy
Member Recruitment Tools Videos, resources, templates and strategies to promote new members Coming Soon
Outreach

This PowerPoint is a template for you to use in the field and provides the latest and greatest info and is for you to customize, along with other marketing tools and resources

PowerPoint
Program Ideas This resource page provides tangible programming ideas that other networks have done Programs
Network 360 Year Round Facebook Page
This is a private page for 2021 leaders – a great place to share information and connect with colleagues. Note: all official social media verticals for Women’s Council National can be found in the lower right-hand corner of wcr.org

Facebook Group
Strategic Partnerships This document contains PowerPoint slides and templates that are customizable for presentations (Rev summer 2020) Coming Soon

State Specific Resources

TOPIC DESCRIPTION WHERE TO FIND
Liaison (state and national fact sheet) A visual piece/infographic with regional map and breakdown of states, levels and associated support systems Infographic
Report: State (annual) This outlines key activities for the year  Jotform
State Liaison Reporting Form This form must be filled out by June 1st of the subsequent year of appointment Jotform
State Network Model This resource page outlines network operating standards, in place since 2020 Resource Page
Strategic Partnership Sample Template This sample document outlines strategic partnership levels for states Template PDF

Check this page frequently for updates.