Membership Information

NAWIC was founded to support women in the construction field and other areas supporting the construction industry.  We want to build strong relationships with other women in our field and make a difference in our communities.  NAWIC supports the Girl Scouts, provides scholarships, helps with issues facing women in today’s world by building a strong support network, mentorship and most important,  long thriving friendships.  Here at the Las Vegas Chapter, we pride ourselves to being a big family. Join us and make a difference!

ALL ABOUT NAWIC

For more than 50 years, NAWIC has helped women take advantage of the opportunities in construction.  Whether you want to embark on a new career, establish a networking base, be a mentor/mentee, make a difference in your community, continue your education, or invest in great friendships, NAWIC offers a variety of opportunities – large and small.

Savvy NAWIC members, business owners and managers can expect value from their investments in NAWIC.  NAWIC membership affords many opportunities:

Professional Opportunities:

The professional benefits available through NAWIC are endless.

Industry Speakers
Legislative/legal updates
Career/job leads
Mentoring opportunities
Education of youth and support through scholarships
Connection with other women in the industry
Technical/product information
Community outreach projects
Liaison with other industry and professional associates

Educational Opportunities:

Education is highly valued within NAWIC.  Opportunities for your educational advancement include:

Leadership development
Association magazine subscription
Development of management and public speaking skills
Speakers and seminars at national and regional events
Employee recruitment
Marketing/advertising opportunities for your company
Access to a national and local resource network
Discounts on goods and services
Developing and promoting industry values and culture
Offering exposure to new skills and technology updates
Promoting professional certifications, coaching and mentoring
Generating publicity through community service projects
Building a strong industry by promoting NEF K-12 programs to the future work force
Assistance in plotting career path.
NAWIC Education Foundation (NEF) professional certifications:

Certified Construction Associate (CCA)
Construction Documents Specialist (CDS)
Construction Industry Technician (CIT)
…and more

Business Opportunities:

Profitable business opportunities are available through NAWIC.

Employee recruitment
Marketing/advertising opportunities for your company
Access to a national and local resource network
Discounts on goods and services
Employer Benefits of NAWIC memberships

NAWIC Meets Employer’s Needs

As an employer, you know you have basic needs that must be met for your business to remain competitive.  You must have dedicated. multi-skilled employees, increased productivity, and company recognition.  As the premier Association for Women working in the construction industry, NAWIC meets employers’ needs by:

Developing and promoting industry values and culture
Offering exposure to new skills and technology updates
Promoting professional certifications, coaching and mentoring
Generating publicity through community service projects
Building a strong industry by promoting NEF K-12 programs to the future work force

Membership Levels:

Active Chapter Member
Corporate Chapter Member
Associate Chapter Member
Student Chapter Member
Retired
Member – At – Large
Student Member – At – Large
International (not associated with a chapter)
Please click on the provided links below for the membership form and the link to the national website for more information on memberships.

About Our Membership Chair

Cheri Hickman – Membership Chair

Cheri has been a NAWIC member since 1988.  She is the co-owner of Diversified Communications Solutions Inc., Ltd.; providing low voltage cabling for voice, data, and fiber and maintaining business phone systems.  They also provide office phone solutions.

She is also the co-founder of Queen Bee Biz, a Woman’s Empowerment Movement, where women become emotionally prepared and ready for success.  This has benefited many of the women of NAWIC over the many years Cheri has been involved with the Chapter and she is continuing that mentorship today.

Cheri served on the NAWIC Las Vegas Board as a Director and Corresponding Secretary for a total of 8 years.  She was part of the North Las Vegas Chamber as an Executive Director and Director for 5 years, and also chaired the City of North Las Vegas Economic Redevelopment Advisory Board.

Cheri has over 24 years of experience as a business owner and was awarded Small Business Person of the Year in 2002.
For more information on becoming a member, contact Cheri Hickman, membership chair at cheri@dcsiltd.com

Click here to go to the membership page of the NAWIC national website.

Click here for your 2017-2018 Membership application

This site is provided by NAWIC – National Association of Women In Construction