Starting A New Chapter

Bring PWC To Your Region

Reach out to us if you are interested in starting a chapter. Please email us at pwc@pwcusa.org or fill out the contact form below, and reference the checklist for starting new chapters.

Checklist To Start A New Chapter

1. Identify Core Group

Identify 10 Executive level women in the construction industry. A healthy mix of different areas, including construction manager, general contractor, engineers and architects. A lawyer and CPA are helpful as well.

2. Host Introductory Meeting

Get the group together to review common goals and next steps. Invite a PWC representative to talk about what it means to be a Chapter.

3. Adopt Chapter Bylaws

PWC can provide other Chapter bylaws for reference. The NY/National BOD signs off on the Chapter bylaws as the final step.

4. Sign Chapter Affiliation Agreement

Provided to Chapter from National.

5. File For Recognition From State / Region

  • Register Chapter in State
  • Apply for 501(c) status

6. Set Up Chapter Operations

  • Open Checking Account
  • Determine Budget
  • Financial Review plan

7. Cover The Chapter

  • Obtain General Liability Insurance
  • Obtain Directors & Officers Insurance

PWC is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1980. Contributions are tax deductible.

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