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Celebrate WIC Week
WIC Week (March 5-11) is back. It’s time to celebrate your accomplishments and those of every other woman working in the construction industry. To help you celebrate, 2017 WIC Week materials are available online. All promotional materials are available for easy downloading. Included in the materials are:
• A sample proclamation,
Click here to get more information about WIC Week or download promotional materials or go to http://www.nawic.org/nawic/wicweek.asp.
Meet the 2017-2018 Candidates for National Office
Plan on exercising your right to vote by participating in NAWIC’s one-member, one-vote election! Members classified as “Active,” “Corporate” and “Member-at-Large” on May 1 are eligible to vote. Each voting member will receive voting information by email in May. Eligible voting members without an email address will be mailed a ballot. Ballots will be sent no later than May 15. Online voting will be held May 15-31.
AMEC Registration is Open! Register Today for Early Bird Discount!
As of March 1, registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting and Education Conference (AMEC) is open! Are you planning to attend? If not, start thinking about it today. AMEC will be held Aug. 16-19, 201 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Anaheim, Calif.
Check Your Mailbox for NAWIC’s 2017 AMEC Promo
NAWIC’s 2017 Conference Promo should be in member mailboxes any day. If you can’t wait, the promo is available online. This piece includes all of the information you’ll need to plan your attendance at the 2017 Annual Meeting and Education Conference in Anaheim, Calif. It’s also a great item to show employers.
Download a Copy of 2017 Employer Letter for Your Boss
Connie, M. Leipard, NAWIC’s 2016-2017 president, has written a letter for members to pass on to their employers outlining the many reasons to send their female employees to the 62nd Annual Meeting and Education Conference. Click here to download a copy of the letter.
Chapters No Longer Allowed To Purchase Early Bird Registrations for Unelected Delegates
Every year, the NAWIC Office gets asked, “What do we do if we don’t know whom our chapter will send to AMEC yet? Can we still secure the early bird registration rate?”
Change to Credentials and Delegate Registration
On March 1, you will receive an email about Voting Credentials for the 62nd Annual Meeting and Education Conference, Aug. 16-19, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Beginning March 1, you may also download Credentials forms online at www.nawic.org/nawic/Credentials.asp.
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Forum 2017 Coming Soon
Every NAWIC region holds a spring Forum each year. This event is a chance for you to learn, network and have fun with other members from your region. You won’t want to miss all that your region has in store for you. Annual Forums offer educational seminars, solutions for your business and career, networking and much more. And don’t forget the fun! Forums will be held all over the country, so don’t miss the opportunity to attend a NAWIC Forum near you. Check out http://www.nawic.org/nawic/Region_Forums.asp or click here for the 2017 Forum Preview Guide.
BuiltWorlds Profiles Women in Construction
In support of National Women in Construction Week (March 6-10), BuiltWorlds will feature profiles on five women making an impact on the industry, including: Jen Suerth, Vice President of Technical Services at Pepper Construction; Utopia Hill, Director of Project Management, Procurement and Construction at Invenergy; Lauren Lake, co-founder of construction technology startup Bridgit; and more. Visit www.builtworlds.com starting March 6 to learn more about these outstanding women.
NAWIC National Awards Are Seeking Nominees
Every year, NAWIC awards three outstanding members one of its three national awards. The awards are the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Member of the Year Award and the Future Leader of the Year Award. Nomination forms are now available online, so nominate a NAWIC colleague today. Simply log into the website at www.nawic.org. Then go to Member Center > Committees > Awards and download the forms.
Unravel the Secret of Forms
Have you ever wondered why a particular form needs to be submitted to national? Attend the webinar, FORMS: Fill Out Return Mystery Solved, and the mystery will be solved. Plus learn about the national office’s top 10 form blunders. The Leadership Training seminar will be presented by Anne Pfleger, CIT, NAWIC Treasurer, firstname.lastname@example.org, on Wednesday, March 28, 2017 at 7 p.m. ET. All NAWIC members are welcome. To call in, call 515-604-9309 and use access code: 391116. Join the meeting online at https://join.freeconferencecall.com/nawicleadershipskills.
NAWIC Seeks NAWIC Region Director Candidates
Have you decided that now is the time to take the next step on your leadership journey? Now is your chance to serve NAWIC as a region director. Do you know another NAWIC member who would be a great leader? Encourage her to run.
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