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Tue May 02 @ 5:30PM - 07:00PM
90th Anniv Committee Meeting and Board Meeting
Tue May 23 @ 5:30PM - 08:00PM
90th Anniversary Celebration/Gala
Tue Jun 06 @ 5:30PM - 07:00PM
Fashion Show Committee Meeting & Board Meeting
Tue Jun 27 @ 5:30PM - 08:00PM
Scholarship Awards Banquet

Schenectady Business & Professional Women’s Club, Inc.


Honing your Leadership Skills: Mastering Meeting Using Robert’s Rules of Order


Workshop Thursday, May 5, 2016
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

The Stockade Inn
One Church St., Schenectady, NY 12305

BPW Members: $40.00 non-members $45.00

Add $7.50 if you want us to order Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised In Brief, 2nd edition (Roberts Rules of Order in Brief) Second Edition. To have books available for the workshop, please request book before April 20, 2016

Ask about eligibility for our scholarships.

Download a Registration Form


5:30-5:55 PM Registration
6:00 PM Welcome Remarks-BPW President and Organizers
6:05–6:45 PM Dinner
6:45-7:00 PM Break
7:00-8:30 PM “Master the Meeting-Effective Use of Robert’s Rules of Order”

Workshop Outline: Understand basic parliamentary procedures to manage your meetings and make them run smoothly and efficiently: Preparing the agenda - the best time-management tool for effective meetings. Using motions - which motions you’ll use most often and why. Maintaining order when presiding - ensuring everyone has an equal voice. Ensuring all members know what is being discussed, debated, and voted on. What are the basic types of rules – what is their ranking order. Recording the meeting - what needs to be recorded and why. Taking proper notes and preparing minutes. Selecting the right professional parliamentarian – when do you need to engage a pro. Who Should Attend Association Executive Directors and CEOs Presiding and Incoming Officers and Corporate Secretaries Committee Chairs Key Management Staff Not-for-Profit officials


Attorney Andrew N. Howard
NYS Senate

For more information contact: Elena Alvarez at: 518-377-3632 or 518-229-9037

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Sharon Carter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 518-331-7341



April Meeting and Program
Program Speaker:   TBD
What's happening this summer in Schenectady??  Hear from community leaders who will be discussing events happening around the community this summer.

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
The Glen Sanders Mansion
1 Glen Ave, Scotia, NY 12302
Price $33.00 Member
           $36.00 Non-Members
Meet and Greet 5:30 pm
Dinner served at 6:00 pm

To make a reservation Email Carolyn at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Robin Quintin at 518-331-9064. Please Click on the Calendar for more detailed information.

Nominate our Next Woman of the Year
Do you know a woman who lives or works in Schenectady County who you would like to see honored as the Schenectady BPW Woman of the Year?  Do you know someone who supports women in the workplace and who gives back to her community? Nominate her today!!
Download the 2017 Woman of the Year Nomination Form


90th Anniversary Celebration
Schenectady BPW will be celebrating our 90th Anniversary in May of 2017!
Save the date: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Keynote Speakers from Women’s Rights National Historical Park and Museum, Seneca Falls, NY
Frances T.  Barbieri and Kay Irland
More information or to purchase tickets


We have scheduled our 2017 Scholarship Fundraiser
Sunday, November 5th, 2017
Doors open at 10:30am  -  3:00 pm
Glen Sanders Mansion, 1 Glen Ave, Scotia, NY  12302
visit our Fashion Show Page to support our event and for more information.

Schenectady BPW congratulates our 2016 Women of the Year
This year's Woman of the Year Celebration will be held on Sunday, November 6th, 2016 at The Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia, NY. This year we  will honor Ellie von Wellsheim Founder of The MoonCatcher Project
and Pasquelina Ferri, Ferri Formals and Bridal.   Please join us in congratulating Ellie and Pasquelina for all that they do to make our community a better place.
Read our Women of the Year Bios by visiting our events tab, under Woman of the Year.

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