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Looking Forward

Mark your calendars.  Plan to spring forward into these upcoming WMACCA CLEs
  • Employment Conference: Workplace Diversity and the Law - Raising the Bar, Mitigating Risk.  Thursday, May 15.
  • General Counsel Forum luncheon panel, featuring the following CLOs: Teresa Roseborough of Home Depot; Teri McClure of UPS, Daniel Troy of GlaxoSmithKline; Bob Bostrom of Abercrombie & Fitch; and Christie Hill of Dunn & Bradstreet.  Thursday, June 12.
  • Corporate Governance Conference, featuring sessions for both for-profit companies (public and private) and non-profit organizations, a keynote by Meredith Cross of WilmerHale, former Director of the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC, and a discussion with Stasia Kelly of DLA Piper, former GC of AIG, MCI/WorldCom and Sears, Roebuck.  Thursday, July 17.


ARE YOU BEING SERVED?

In 2014, WMACCA is taking a fresh look at what we are doing, "to understand what we are doing well, what could use more attention, and what new ideas we should consider incorporating into our repertoire," says President Dean Manson in his President's Message.  Click here to read the message.  
Dean, who is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of EchoStar Corp. and Hughes Communications Systems, notes that this effort is designed to "ensure that WMACCA continues to build on its past successes while adapting to the evolving needs of its members." Many thanks to the almost 400 members who responded to our 2014 Membership Survey. Click here to read an Executive Summary of the results.   
We've already taken some of the easily implemented suggestions for improvement and will continue to do so.  Over the coming weeks and months, you'll hear more from us about how we are using your feedback to develop a new strategic plan for the chapter.

WANT TO Get Involved?

If you would like to increase your involvement in WMACCA, there are a number of opportunities to participate on a CLE panel, take on a limited project, or otherwise contribute.  Want to discuss the options?  Send an e-mail to volunteer@WMACCA.com, and Simone Wu, a Board member and our volunteer coordinator, will contact you to help you find the right fit.

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