NVSBC (National Veterans Small Business Coalition)
Bill Belknap, Board Director 2020 – Present.
NSBA (National Small Business Association, Washington, D.C.)
Bill Belknap, Board Director since 2020 and Chair of Environmental and Regulatory Committee, 2021.
West Point Association of Graduates, West Point, NY
2020 Platinum Giving Level Sponsor William J. Belknap, Sr. and Catherine P. Forklin. Bill Belknap is a proud graduate of the Class of 1981.
Twilight Wish Foundation, Inc.
Granting wishes to WWII and Vietnam veterans and Rosie the Riveters and other seniors. Cass Forkin, Twilight Wish Founder, is an owner of AEONRG LLC. www.twilightwish.org
WPS of Phila – West Point Society of Philadelphia
Veteran charitable work. Bill Belknap served 10 years on the Board. philadelphiawps.com
WPS of Phila Leadership and Ethics Conference
Promoting integrity and ethical education for high school students in the greater Philadelphia area. philadelphiawps.com
The Chapel of Four Chaplains
Promoting selfless service “Unity without Uniformity”. fourchaplains.org
GPVN – Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network
Promoting veteran entrepreneurship in the local Philadelphia area. gpvn.org
Veteran Shark Tank
Annual event encourages veterans returning back to work to be entrepreneurial.
2019 – Present:
Board of Trustee for National Small Business Association
NSBA, Washington, DC. https://www.nsba.biz/boardoftrustees
2020 – 2023:
Board of Trustee for National Veteran Small Business Coalition
NVSBC, Washington, DC. nvsbc.org
2018 Bill Belknap served as the Southeastern Pennsylvania Veteran Coordinator for Paul Mango for PA Governor 2018
The West Point Society of Philadelphia (WPSOP)
Bill Belknap served as President from 2010-2017 and as Treasurer from 2007-2009. WPSOP highlights Veteran charities and nonprofits and brings awareness to Veterans inclusive of Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and the Marine Force. Key members include prominent members of the local Philadelphia business community and the Philadelphia Police Force, West Point graduates and family, and members of all services. philadelphiawps.com
2013 Bill Belknap interviewed Cardinal Edwin O’Brien in Rome, Italy
This video has been watched hundreds of times as West Point, NY, made it available for new cadets. WPSOP Guardian of Liberty Award Recipient, Cardinal Edwin O’Brien. youtube.com/watch?v=62LZzlOwWLs
2013 to Present – Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network
Bill Belknap serves as advisor for the annual Veteran Shark Tank Event.
Past Secretary of ELITE SDVOB
A national disabled veteran business association.
Past Executive Board
Chester County Chamber of Commerce and Industry – CCCBI.
CCCBI Strategic Planning Committee.
Toastmasters in Chester County.
2003 to Present – Cass Forkin serves as the Founder and Chairwoman, Twilight Wish Foundation, Inc.
First national nonprofit to grant wishes to seniors, with a segmented Veterans Program. Over 3,065 heartfelt, fun, once in a lifetime or need based Twilight Wishes have been granted to deserving seniors including 1,111 WWII, Korea and Vietnam and other Veterans. Twilight Wish inspires thousands of other wishes for seniors through earned media reaching millions of people each year, and helped start six other similar mission nonprofits and 18 chapters across America. Twilight Wish veteran stories and photos are on the Twilight Wish website at TwilightWish.org.
2017 Rosie the Riveter Initiative through Twilight Wish Foundation
Cass Forkin provided the marketing inspiration and creative concept that became the tipping point for the first national day to honor the women of WWII…March 21, 2017.
Women’s Business Forum of Bucks County, 2003-2018.
Past Treasurer and Board Member
Lenape Valley Foundation.
American Business Women’s Association of Bucks County.