WGR is a volunteer-driven professional organization. We rely heavily on our volunteer workforce to carry out our mission and support the community.

WGR Volunteer Benefits:

  • Grow your network
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Expand your experience and skill set 
  • Enjoy connecting with professional women

Collaborate WITH THE WGR Community

WGR's digital Community provides a space for WGR members to interact virtually, share resources, join task forces, and stay up to date with upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. The more connections and groups you engage in the more you know.

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Assist to elevate women in the government relations field while you climb. Volunteering as a mentor through WGR’s formal mentoring program, or informally connect with members through the WGR Community to meet up at an event or grab coffee. WGR encourages mentoring at all levels including peer-to-peer.

Become a Mentor

Engage with a Task Force (and step up!)

Attend monthly brown bag lunch meetings and help execute task force based events. Our task forces are member driven. This is an opportunity for you to plug in with other professionals in your specific policy area while also developing relationships with industry leaders.


Apply to Join a Committee

Committees have the important role of carrying out the vision of the board. Committee are limited to groups of 10 or less. While appointment is by invitation only, if you have a skill set or desire to be a worker bee and learn more to apply.


Join the Leadership

WGR is driven by its dedicated leadership, which is comprised of over 60 government relations professionals with decades of experience in the field. Engaging with a task force or joining a committee is the best way to get started. Leadership changes occur July 1st with position openings announced in January.

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Share Your Expertise

For over 40 years WGR has been built by volunteers and their specialized skills. If you have a skill you would like to share with WGR let us know. We are always looking for creative communicators, expert speakers, friendly faces to welcome event attendees and more.