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, Email Carolee.

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, Rhonda Couchigian, Rayce PR & Marketing, Email Rhonda.

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, Julie Roth Novack, Email Julie

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! Events, Email Pauline.

Awards Committee - oversees the development and implementation of WIPA’s Awards program. Please contact Kathy Newby, Abbey Party Rentals, Email Kathy