Thursday, April 16, 2015

Convention Starts Wednesday, June 24 for Leaders

Last Call to Recognize Incoming and Outgoing State Leaders
Friday, April 17 is the last day to submit the names of incoming or outgoing StateOrganization Presidents/Directors or State Chapter Coordinators. Send names, titles and state organization name to Ed Ogiba at eogiba@hearingloss.org.

Chapter Leaders Start Wednesday @ Convention
The 2015 HLAA Convention in St. Louis has an ALL LEADERS WORKSHOP on Wednesday June 24 from 2 to 5 pm. The forum will address some of the major issues and opportunities facing all chapters. All current and prospective chapter leaders, state chapter coordinators and state organization leaders are encouraged to attend.
The 2014 All Leaders Workshop drew 75 chapter and state leaders. Hope to see you all in St. Louis.

Coordinators Meeting Wednesday @ Convention.
There will be a meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, June 24 at the HLAA Convention for all State Chapter Coordinators. The session will cover the new support programs for chapters and the new evaluation and reporting system for monitoring chapters. All current and prospective State Coordinators are encouraged to attend.

State Leaders Meeting Wednesday @ Convention 
There will be a separate meeting at the HLAA Convention on Wednesday, June 24 at 6:30 pm for all other State Leaders, besides State Chapter Coordinators, to review the new HLAA State Strategy. All current and prospective State Leaders are encouraged to attend.

Young Adult Forum added to Convention 
A Young Adult Roundtable has been added to the convention workshop schedule to discuss the needs of young adults and how selective chapters are addressing this opportunity. It will take place Saturday, June 27 at 1:30 pm. For a convention workshop schedule, visit http://www.hearingloss.org/content/2015-schedule.