Submitted by Lisa Flores, Chair, Search Committee Western States Communication Association (WSCA) invites applications for the position of Executive Director (ED), the chief operating officer of the Association. The term is for three years, 1 July, 2014 to 30 June, 2017, with the ED-select shadowing the current ED, Dr. John Reinard during 2013-2014. The term […]
Candidates for WSCA offices have reported their position statements for organization-wide elections for key leadership positions. In the upcoming elections, the candidate’s views will be combined with electronic balloting to select the new slate of officers. First Vice President The First Vice President is a voting member of the WSCA Executive Council. After election to […]
Submitted by John Reinard, Executive Director With summer months indicating the beginning of both fiscal and academic years for most of WSCA’s member institutions, now is an ideal time to obtain Lifetime Memberships and to renew departmental memberships. Lifetime memberships Among the biggest bargains in WSCA—Lifetime Memberships include multi-year finance plan that minimizes expenses and […]
By John Reinard, WSCA Executive Director With the beginning of the fiscal and academic years for most of WSCA’s member institutions, now is an ideal time to renew Department memberships. These memberships carry great benefits including reduced rates for convention program and journal announcements, a link to the department’s web site on the WSCA web […]
By John Reinard, Executive DirectorConvention attendance, Locations of future conferences announced, Update on Elementary and Secondary Education Interest Group, and more.
By Mark Bergstrom, Executive Director– The Phoenix Marriott Mesa served as the official convention meeting hotel, and hotel staff provided our members with superb service. Members from northern states reported loving the warm weather and a break from the snow, while locals thought it was a bit cool! Members were treated to a fantastic convention […]
By Sue Pendell, President– A grand total of 25 of you voted for your hotel preference since last month’s newsletter came out. Here are the results: #1, by a large margin, was the downtown hotel–$169 room rate, $25 round-trip airport shuttle, local restaurants (though a number of the breakfast/lunch ones are not open on Sunday […]
By Sue Pendell, President– In “Choosing a WSCA Convention Location” last month I talked about the fact that, since there’s no such thing as a perfect hotel, the WSCA Executive Council has to make trade-offs in hotel selection. Several years ago, a WSCA membership survey asked about conventions, and results regarding hotel preferences were contradictory. […]