The Membership Committee’s duties include the responsive and inclusive membership growth, stronger engagement with members (LinkedWELL and other ways), international expansion, reproducible tools/resources to ensure wellness champions are properly outfitted for their work, and to work toward systematic changes in routines so that everyone everywhere can function optimally within their current environment. The Membership Committee will help connect NWI with other like-minded groups to expand our global voice, and to strengthen relationships with local/regional wellness coalitions, universities, & emerging wellness professionals. The Membership Committee goal will be met by aligning the work of the International Committee, EWP Task Force and other specific workgroups that the Leadership of the Membership Committee deems a key factor of success.
Training and Education Committee
The Training and Education Committee’s duties focus on the oversight of all training and educational programming conducted by NWI. Working with other committees to understand the needs and wants of our current and future members, the Training and Education committee is the primary sounding board for staff, existing training/education partners, and existing course contractors of NWI. Primary emphasis of this committee will be the successful development of courses and programs that meet the interests of our audience. Emphasis of this committee is on Continuing Education credits, the growth and governance of CWP, conference development and opportunities to expand the course library being offered by NWI. Working alongside the Marketing and Communication Committee, the Training and Education Committee with help connect our programming with wellness professionals all over the world.
Emerging Wellness Professionals
NWI wants to motivate emerging wellness professionals (EWP) to become active members of the organization and support NWI’s efforts to engage and empower the wellness leaders of tomorrow. We consider anyone new to the field of wellness an emerging wellness professional — whether you are just graduating college or changing careers later in life.
Council on Wellness Certification Excellence
The National Wellness Institute (NWI) Council on Wellness Certification Excellence (CWCE) determines and maintains standards for NWI certifications. This council serves as the decision-making body to evaluate Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) applications, review current knowledge and skills requirements for health promotion and wellness professionals, and set continuing education requirements.
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Marketing and Communications Committee
The Marketing and Communication Committee’s duties focus on expanding the worldwide voice of NWI. Primary emphasis of this committee will be the external relations with sponsors, media, leaders, and influencers. The Marketing and Communications committee will help staff with promoting NWI events and connecting NWI to corporate, community leaders, and government leaders that can help drive a multidimensional, multicultural high-level wellness initiative for all within their sphere of influence. Working alongside the Membership Committee, the Marketing and Communication Committee with help connect NWI with other like-minded groups to expand our global voice, and to strengthen relationships with local/regional wellness affiliations. Goals will be met by aligning the needs and wants of wellness professionals all over the world with the training, education and events being conducted by NWI.
The Partnership Committee’s duties focus on building new relationships with key external partners that can raise the voice of NWI. Working with other committees to understand the needs and wants of our current and future members, the Partnership Committee will seek ways to connect and collaborate with influencers, like-minded organizations, and key stakeholders that can elevate NWI’s own influence on policy, governance, and expansion of our courses, events and ability to drive strong messaging about high-level wellness. Emphasis of this committee is on technology & innovation, research, revenue generation, seeking external programs that fit NWI’s criteria, curriculum development for external clients, and vetting external vendors/providers. Working alongside the Membership Committee, the Partnership Committee will drive revenue growth and help scale NWI.
Multicultural Competency Committee
The Multicultural Competency (MCC) Committee aspires to ensure that all global wellness practices are inclusive and equitable. This committee is focused on expanding knowledge, awareness, and skills for wellness practitioners to better understand organizations and underrepresented and marginalized communities. Based on content developed by industry experts and a strong brand reputation, this volunteer-led committee provides a holistic approach to multidimensional wellness.