Meet our 2022 WaACRAO board members:
President: Amanda Breslin, Pacific Lutheran University
Vice President: Steve Downing, Bellevue College
Past President: Karen Khuu, Green River College
Secretary: Denise Lynch, University of Washington Seattle
Treasurer (2-year term preferred): Vacant
Registration Coordinator: Barry Polin, University of Washington Bothell
Communications Coordinator: Amber Brock, Tacoma Community College
Web Coordinator: Alex Mikkelborg, Eastern Washington University
Vendor Coordinator(s): Vacant
Onsite Coordinator: Andrea Vonderscheer, Pierce College at JBLM
Hospitality Coordinator: Vacant
Conference Program Coordinator: Kristin Urban, Seattle University
Sessions Coordinator(s): Carla Hager, Pierce College Puyallup
Assessment Coordinator(s): Megan Banford, University of Washington Seattle
See brief position descriptions below.
Interested in joining the Board?
If you or someone you know is interested in joining the 2022 WaACRAO Board, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The WaACRAO Board is a perfect opportunity to collaborate with an amazing team of colleagues from institutions across Washington and gain awesome experiences as we plan this annual event together, all while having loads of fun!
Here’s a brief description of each of the board positions:
Treasurer (2 yr commitment preferred) – Co-manages funds with President and/or Vice President; Issues vendor payments; Tracks income
Registration Coordinator – Manages attendee registration and conference check-in; Name tags; Conference day-of accommodations
Communications Coordinator – MailChimp and Gmail familiarity a plus; Manages all out-going WaACRAO communication and Gmail inbox
Web Coordinator – WordPress familiarity a plus; Keeps conference info and messaging up-to-date as conference planning progresses; Posts post-conference materials; Works with Conference Program Coordinator
Vendor Coordinator(s) – Recruit and serve as primary contact sponsoring vendors (established relationships in place, but open to suggestions for other vendor/conference partner opportunities)
Onsite Coordinator – Typically a person that works at the hosting campus; Organizes space and equipment needs for Conference; Works closely with Hospitality and Sessions Coordinators
Hospitality Coordinator – Works closely with or co-serves as Onsite Coordinator to make food/beverage arrangements; Manages attendee dietary restriction requests; Seeks prizes for and organizes raffle
Conference Program Coordinator – Works closely with Sessions and Web Coordinators to draft and post conference program details (sessions, conference details, raffle info, etc.)
Sessions Coordinator(s) – Facilitates session proposal process and organizes session schedule; Manages presenter communication and day-of needs; Works closely with Program and Onsite Coordinators
Assessment Coordinator(s) – Organizes day-of assessment/feedback surveys; Gathers and organizes submitted survey data