Board Highlight: Anisha Taheer

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1) How long have been with the W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Board?
I’ve been on the board for nearly 3 years now.

2) As a Board Member, what are some of your responsibilities?
As a new member of the organization sinking through somewhat what of a financial crisis and mismanagement I don’t think I had one role in particular. On the whole, all board members wore many hats as required to bring the organization back to the surface. As we formed a more structured board through this process I came to become the Secretary of the Board. My responsibilities included recording minutes of every meeting, going through the bylaws in order to make them more current and relevant, assisting in HR issues during the crisis, and basically believing in the staff, the organization and the cause it served.

3) How did you come to be involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.?
A friend used…

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