Get Involved

WIPA is working tirelessly to become the premier association for wedding industry professionals. But there is much work still to be done. Joining a Committee is a great way to advance our industry while developing a closer connection with your fellow WIPA members.

Here are current Committees that would love to have your help:

Education Committee – helps the Director organize activities to impart information, knowledge or skills related to wedding design and management, and secures all speakers and reviews all educational content for general meetings, seminars, webinars, etc.; develops program for trend reporting, industry research & statistic. Please contact our Director of Education, Carolee Higashino, White Orchid Wedding, carolee@whiteorchidwedding.com.

Communications Committee – prepares communications to provide information to the membership, prospective members and the general public; assists with production of the chapter newsletter, directory and website. Please contact our Director of Communications, Meghan Ely, OFD Consulting, meghan@ofdconsulting.com.

Marketing Committee – assists with advertising, Public relations, promotions and publicity. Please contact our Director of Marketing, Meghan Ely, OFD Consulting, meghan@ofdconsulting.com.

Membership Committee – defines membership benefits & requirements as well as methods to attract new members and retain existing members; processes membership applications and maintains membership roster; acts as a formal welcoming committee for new members. Please contact our Director of Membership, Richard Martinez, Luxury DJs, richard@luxurydjs.com.

Chapter Formation Committee - oversees the development of local chapters nationally for WIPA. Ensuring all requirements for chapter formation is met prior to going to charter. Please contact our Director of Chapter Formation, Pauline Parry, Good Gracious! Eventspauline@goodgraciousevents.com.

Awards Committee - oversees the development and implementation of WIPA’s Awards program. Please contact Therese Cole- Hubbs, Electric Karma International, therese@electric-karma.com.