Advisory Board Member Agreement

Essenessë invites you to a two year engagement as an Advisory Board & Founding Member.

As an Advisory Board Founding Member, you play a critical role in the development and success of this private membership and exclusive society.

This document is a membership agreement (as amended, modified or supplemented from time to time by Essenessë and constitutes a legal contract between you and Essenessë (the parties).

Special Advisory Board Member Terms, Conditions & Commitment:

We ask each Advisory Board Member to enthusiastically participate and contribute to the success of Essenessë.  In addition, as a new member it will be important that you are committed to taking specific actions that will grow our membership. This includes being active in the Facebook group, sharing on your social media channels, making introductions to women who would add value to our community and nurturing them into joining our membership. More specifics are noted below:

Advisory Board Member Commitment

  • Commitment: 2 year commitment of Advisory Board role
  • Actively participate in the development of Essenessë by providing your expertise and counsel to guide our founder, Hilary Silver, her team and/or other advisory members on an as-needed basis.
  • Attend Advisory Board Meetings, as scheduled.
  • Each Advisory Board member is expected to identify, invite and facilitate introductions into Essenessë, a minimum of two (2) new members during the first year. 
  • Each Advisory Board member is expected to invite a minimum of one woman business leader to be a speaker/guest co-host for an Essenessë Conversation event.

Essenessë General Terms of Membership

I. Purchase Of Membership

The undersigned (herein the “Member”) agrees to purchase a Membership in Essenessë. By joining, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms.

II. Payment Of Dues, Fees And Charges

The annual membership dues for Founding Members is a special rate of $15,555k/year (rather than the full investment of $25k/year) to be paid for one twelve-month period, is completely waived for Advisory Board members in exchange for their  expertise and time to execute or implement said strategies for growing our membership community.

This special rate will be reassessed at the end of the two year initiation period.

III. Membership Is Annual

Membership in Essenessë is on an annual basis. The membership will automatically renew at the end of each contract period unless Member provides 30 days notice of non-renewal.  All members are required to pay dues through the end of their respective annual membership terms, regardless of resignation during the term.

Essenessë espouses a no refund policy. This refund policy exists to protect the integrity of the member experience. Should an issue arise, please address all concerns with the Esssenessë administrative team.

IV. Intellectual Property Rights

Essenessë and its entire contents, including video, visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, worksheets, products, software, services, and all other elements of the Membership (the “Materials”), are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. The Materials are the copyrighted property of Essenessë.

To the extent that Member make any changes, suggestions, enhancements or improvements (each a “Change”) to any of the Materials and own the copyright or other intellectual property rights to those Changes, Member hereby assigns to Essenessë, for no additional consideration, all of Member’s rights, including copyrights, in all Changes to the Materials.

Member will promptly sign and deliver any documents and take any actions that Essenessë reasonably requests to establish and perfect the rights assigned under this provision.

All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Essenessë, and Member agrees not to use them without written consent. If Member creates anything using the Essenessë trademarks, Member agrees that Essenessë exclusively owns all right, title and interest in and to such materials, including without limitation any modifications or derivative work based off of the use of such trademarks. Member further agrees to assign any interest or right Member may have in such trademark to Essenessë, and to provide information and execute any documents to formalize such assignment.

These Terms permit Member to use the Materials for personal use only. Member agrees not to sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise make unauthorized use of the Materials.

V. Acknowledgement Of Member Rights

Membership in Essenessë is not an investment in the Company, and does not give a member vested or prescriptive rights. Membership in Essenessë does not provide a member with an equity or ownership interest or any other interest in the Company. A member acquires only a revocable license to participate in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Membership Agreement, as the same may be amended, modified or supplemented from time to time.

Essenessë reserves the right, in its discretion, to terminate, amend, modify or supplement the Membership Plan and the Rules, to reserve Memberships, to add, issue, modify, terminate or discontinue the offering of any type, category or class of membership or dues category or classification, to recall any Membership at any time and for any or no reason whatsoever, to discontinue the operation of any or all Essenessë features and to make any other changes in the terms and conditions of membership or in the services available to members.

In the event of termination of the Essenessë Membership operation without a designated replacement plan or replacement memberships, termination of a person’s category of membership (which terminates all memberships in the category in question) without offering a designated replacement or alternative category for the terminated category, or the permanent discontinuance of operation of all or substantially all of Essenessë services, the affected members will not be entitled to any refund of dues paid covering the time of service, but will be entitled to a refund of a prorated amount of dues paid in advance, less any amount owed to Essenessë (which affected members shall remain responsible for). The refund shall be paid within 30 days after the occurrence of the event giving rise thereto.

Any refund owed as provided for above shall be without interest.

The Company, for itself and on behalf of its successors and assigns, reserves the right to sell, merge, assign, convey, transfer or otherwise dispose of any or all of its right, title and interest in the membership and any related premises to any party or parties.

Upon any such sale, merger, assignment, conveyance, transfer or other disposition of all right, title and interest in the Membership and related premises, the transferring party shall be relieved of and released from any and all obligations under the Membership Plan, the Rules and each Membership Agreement then in effect (including, without limitation, the obligation to refund any dues as provided for herein or in the Membership Plan), provided however, the purchaser/transferee or the surviving company acquires such right, title and interest subject to the terms and conditions of the Membership Plan, the Rules and Membership Agreements then in effect and assumes the obligations of the transferring party thereunder.

VI. Confidentiality

Only authorized users, who have duly attained access to the Member portal and related materials; Audio and/or Visual Presentations, Documentation, Software, and printed or digital Materials are permitted use of and participation in such Seminars and related materials. Except as expressly authorized by this Agreement, you shall not provide or make available any Documentation, Video, Audio, Software, or any license key to any third party, or use the Documentation, Video, Audio, Software, or any license key to teach any third party any portion of the Seminar or for any purpose other than exercising rights expressly granted to you by this Agreement.

As a Member, you commit yourself to maintain the confidentiality of other members and all information and conversations communicated inside of Essenessë.

Essenessë conversations and round tables may be recorded. These recordings are the property of Essenessë and may be re-used or re-purposed for future members or promotional purposes.

Essenessë will never release personal information to the public without first obtaining participant consent.

You acknowledge that you are not entitled to create or disseminate any audio or video recordings, and/or digital or printed copies of any part of the Seminar, including but not limited to related Audio and/or Visual Presentations, Documentation, Software, printed or digital Materials, and other elements of the Seminar.

VII. Termination

Essenessë reserves the right to terminate membership should Member violate any of these Terms. Should membership be terminated due to gross negligence or violation of the oath, no refunds whatsoever shall be issued.

VIII. Governing Law And Dispute Resolution

Member agrees to these Terms and any dispute under these Terms is governed by the laws of Colorado, U.S.A., without regard to its principles of conflicts of law, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in Denver, Colorado U.S.A. You waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections.

IX. Limitation Of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law: (A) In no event shall Essenessë be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with these terms and (B) in no way shall Essenessë’s aggregate liability arising out of these terms exceed any compensation Member paid to Essenessë for exclusive Membership.


Member will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Essenessë, its independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents, from and against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to Member’s purchase of membership, any content Member provides Essenessë or Member’s violation of these Terms.


These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us relating to your access to and use of the Site. These Terms may not be transferred or assigned by you without our prior written consent. No waiver of any provision of these Terms will constitute a waiver of such provision in any prior, concurrent or subsequent circumstance. These Terms are for the benefit of the parties and do not confer third party beneficiary rights upon any other person or entity

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