Member Call for Interest, Building Boards of Excellence
Member Call for Interest, Building Boards of Excellence
  Jen: This Is Your Need to Know News for February 22, 2024

[1] Meet Brynn

Meet Brynn Johnson, Director of Sales at Yakima Valley Tourism and WSAE's February Member of the Month! 
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[2] Member Call for Interest

We invite YOU to participate in facilitated discussions sharing your organization's challenges and success at the WSAE Annual Convention located at the Three Rivers Convention Center, June 5 - 7, 2024. 
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[3] Building Boards of Excellence

In collaboration with Lowell Aplebaum, EdD, FSAE, CAE, CPF, CEO Vista Cova, this summit offers a blend of expert-led discussions on along with valuable networking opportunities in a welcoming and secure environment.
Discussions will specifically include 1) Creating meaningful leadership relationships. Quick approaches to building a board into a team; 2) Governance excellence. Indicators of board and governance excellence heading into the mid 2020's - a self assessment, and; 3) Strategic capacity of boards through inquiry. You will engage with your peers facing similar challenges, cultivate your executive presence, and realize the benefits of investing in your professional network for years to come. 

Flexible new registration options for either or both days.

March 6, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Includes social, beer tastings, dinner and expert facilitated discussion.
March 7, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Half-day intensive program.
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[4] New Member Benefit: Shareable DEI Images

Thanks to the support of the Washington REALTORS, WSAE members now have access to a curated library of high-quality images. These images can be easily customized with members own logos, allowing for the creation of compelling visuals that align with DEI principles. Members are encouraged to start utilizing these resources today to make a statement and contribute to a more inclusive environment, one image at a time.
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[5] Award Nominations Open

As we gear up for the WSAE Annual Convention in June, we are excited to announce that the annual Award Nominations are open for response! Take a moment to reflect on your colleges and peers and nominate those you feel are exemplary in their field. Responses due by March 15, 2024. 
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