See the chapter organization structure and voting positions – Chapter Board Structure
What is your role as a board member? Click here for a brief description of each board position
Click here for a more detailed description of director positions

For those who have positions reporting to them:

  • Provide oversight of the position to ensure NEWH, Inc. mission, standards, and practices are maintained and followed.
  • Have a clear understanding of the job description for the position and how they contribute to the overall success of the Chapter and NEWH, Inc.
  • Have a clear understanding of the Chapter’s strategic plan and the primary goals for the position.
  • Empower and support the member in the position in their managing their role.
  • Maintain communication with the member in the position to be aware of progress related to their role.

Training: Did you appoint a new board person or have a board member who missed mandatory training? Click here for links to training documents

Welcome your new board members! Click here for a sample of a detailed email to sent to your new board members including their role, your expectations, where they can find resources, etc.

Plan your year! – click here for the Chapter Business Plan Template

See our NEWH Inc. Leaders – Click here for the NEWH Inc. Organizational Chart


In addition to the Board Training that is done by the NEWH, Inc. office staff … we are now bringing Strategic Planning to our Chapters and Regional Groups. What you learn will benefit both your time working on the NEWH Chapter Board … and also benefit your professional career! Click here to find out when your chapter/region is due for training


Have questions on using the NEWH Logo or using the NEWH, Inc. name?


When presenting as a Board member of NEWH, Inc., an NEWH Chapter, or an NEWH Regional Group please use the following as protocols for your presentation protocol.  GUIDELINES


When we think of competitors we automatically think about ASID and IIDA – but there are many more competitors than those two associations. Competitors include organizations/businesses that compete with NEWH for our members, our sponsorships, our advertising monies, etc.  Competitors can provide the same products and services, such as tradeshows, educational events, conferences, etc., as we do. GUIDELINES


Please see NEWH’s required travel form to be completed prior to any NEWH travel


This Recognition of Excellence is presented in the name of Joyce L. Johnson, 1918-1991, to an NEWH member in recognition of dedicated service to the affairs of the NEWH, Inc. and the pride demonstrated by exemplary contribution for the benefit of all the members of NEWH.

For more information on NEWH, Inc. and Chapter awards, click here


Click here for a one-page page PDF of current NEWH corporate partners logo collage. This can be used in newsletters or event signage. Need a PowerPoint slide show to run continuously in the background at your event? Click here for the PowerPoint!


The NEWH By-laws were amended at the NEWH, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting, held September 12, 2011.  Find the final by-laws here: NEWH_By-laws


Is your chapter thinking about starting a new initiative? Use the Project Scope Document to find out if the initiative is feasible, who will be responsible for the various aspects of the initiative, and the establishment of a timeline .

CHAPTER Calendar

Mark these important 2024 deadline dates including deadlines for delegate reports, NEWH magazine, TopID, board nominations and more! Check the link for updates throughout the year!


Up to 2020, NEWH held quarterly webinars/calls for each discipline of the chapter boards. These calls were facilitated by the NEWH, Inc. VPs and NEWH, Inc. Directors. Board members received answers to questions, shared successes, and got ideas from other chapters on what worked for them! The minutes from these calls are a great resource for board members! Find past conference call minutes below.

PresidentsFebruary 2015, May 2015, July 2015, February 2016, July 2016, February 2017, May 2017, August 2017, February 2018, May 2018, August 2018, February 2020

MembershipFebruary 2015, May 2015, September 2015, February 2016, May 2016, September 2016, February 2017, May 2017, February 2018, May 2018, September 2018, February 2019, May 2019, September 2019

EventsMarch 2015, May 2015, August 2015, March 2016, August 2016, March 2017, June 2017, August 2017, March 2018, June 2018, August 2018, March 2019, June 2019, August 2019

ScholarshipFebruary 2015, September 2015, February 2016, June 2016, September 2016, March 2017, February 2018, June 2018, August 2018, February 2019, June 2019

Treasurer-SecretaryFebruary 2016, August 2016, August 2017, February 2018, August 2018, February 2019

Marketing –  March 2015, June 2016, August 2016, March 2017, June 2017, August 2017, March 2018, June 2018, August 2018, March 2019, June 2019, August 2019

Development/Fundraising –  March 2015, June 2015, October 2015, March 2016, September 2016, April 2017, June 2017, September 2017, April 2018, June 2018, September 2018, April 2019, June 2019, September 2019

Regional Steering CommitteeApril 2016, June 2016, April 2017July 2017, April 2018, July 2018, July 2019


With all the changes and challenges in 2020-2021, NEWH offered a series of virtual calls to keep NEWH members and nonmembers connected, including Chapter Chats, NEWH PerspectiVe, BrandED, and NEWH Cares… Join us! Find schedules and a link to past recordings here



In order to kick off the new year on a positive note for chapters, we offer a Training Webinar for each director/discipline position to ensure all directors are informed of their board role. Participation in a webinar for your board position is mandatory for anyone serving on a chapter board and takes place in December and January prior to the board member his/her role. Click here for more information

Training: Did you appoint a new board person or have a board member who missed mandatory training? Click here for links to the training webinars