Women on the Water

The following are the bylaws of the GLMA WoW group:

Mission Statement

Women on the Water strives to promote professionalism, cultivate industry networks, foster new friendships, encourage pride in this occupation and prepare future Merchant Marine Officers for careers.


  1. Membership in WoW is open to all who have interest in a career on the water 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 join or 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 are elected in Fall semester.
  2. WoW members in good standing will vote democratically to elect new officers, determine dues and decide on initiatives and events.
  3. The meeting calendar is set by the President and Advisor at the beginning of each semester.


Cadet Officers for the 2023–2024 school year:

  • President, Vice President and Treasurer elections will be held in September