American Business Women’s Association

Our mission is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally, through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.

VPEN VISION STATEMENT
To establish a lasting sisterhood of networking
While growing personally and professionally
Through mentorship and business skills development.

VPEN EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS
Meredith Golden

MEREDITH GOLDEN
PRESIDENT

Meredith Golden

KAYLENE SCHLUEDER
PRESIDENT ELECT

Sandra DeLaGarza

SANDRA DELAGARZA
MARKETING

Faith Garza

FAITH GARZA
COMMUNICATIONS

Meredith Golden

TRACY MORGAN
ADMINISTRATION 

Meredith Golden

ELIZABETH GONZALES
FINANCE

Denise Hartman

DENISE HARTMAN
PROGRAMMING

Kayln Kliem

VP MEMBERSHIP

TRACY MORGAN

TRACY MORGAN

ABWA 2021-2022 DISTRICT ll VICE-PRESIDENT

Tracy will represent her District in implementing growth and retentions strategies as well as serve as a trustee to ABWA’s educational fund which awards more than $100,000 in scholarships each year to women in the United States. Congratulations Tracy on your dedication and commitment to ABWA & VPEN 

TAKING HOME THE WIN WITH LEVEL ll BEST PRACTICES

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS

INTERESTED IN JOINING?

Connect, learn and grow in the Victoria Professional Express Network and the
American Business Women’s Association

VPEN’s vision statement is to establish the premier networking and professional development organization, upholding the ABWA Mission Statement, for the greater Victoria area.

VPEN is the local league of ABWA.  When you join VPEN you also join the national organization, ABWA. Being part of VPEN and ABWA makes you eligible to capitalize on the benefits of membership where you can network with local business professionals.  In addition, you have access to many leadership opportunities to grow your network and knowledge through on-line courses, working on committees and monthly meetings.  The added benefit of our membership is the amazing women you will meet.

ABWA National Dues are $115 and our local Dues are $30 annually.

VPEN meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 11:30-1:00 at the Victoria Country Club.

We would love to visit with you about our organization and have you attend a luncheon as a guest.

Contact us at abwa.vpen@yahoo.com or Meredith Golden 2021-2022 President

Empowering Women through Educational Scholarships

Today’s scholarship recipients are tomorrow’s leaders.  ABWA members have provided opportunities for women to achieve their personal and professional best by championing educational opportunities through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF). Since 1953, SBMEF has awarded almost 18 million dollars in scholarships to more than 17,000 women. To learn more about available scholarships, go to sbmef.org.