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Women on the Water

The following are the bylaws of the GLMA WoW group:

Mission Statement

The goal of Women on the Water (WoW) is to promote professionalism, friendship and pride in our choice of occupation. Through organization, professional development and communication, WoW is designed to prepare future mariners for the maritime industry, forming an industry-wide network and sense of camaraderie.


  1. Membership in WoW is open to the maritime community and does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, marital status, politics, religion or sexual preference.
  2. There is an annual membership fee, proceeds of which support the local chapter. Members may resign at any time by notifying the President.
  3. Benefits of membership include participation in professional development events, meetings and group activities.

Officers and Meetings

  1. Officers of this organization, with the exception of the President (appointed in the Spring, generally the previous Vice President) will be elected Fall semester.
  2. WoW members in good standing will vote democratically to elect new officers every year.
  3. Meetings will be held according to the specifications set by the President and advisor.
  4. A point system is in place to encourage members to be active.


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