Monday, June 19, 2006
Chapter Election Results Announced
Susan Priebe of PEMCO Insurance will be the new President of the Greater Seattle Chapter of ARMA, International, effective July 1, 2006. She succeeds Roger Winters of King County, who served as President for four years. He will be the "Immediate Past President" and will serve on the Board of Directors for at least one year.
Taking on the newly created position of Vice President will be Tim Westhoff of the Sharebuilder Corporation. The Secretary for the chapter will be Barbara Buck of Sound Transit. The new Treasurer for the chapter will be Andrew SanAgustin of the Foster Pepper Shefelman law firm.
The newly-retitled position of Programs Director will be taken on by Andrea Bettger, who last year served as Secretary. Taking on the retitled job of Membership Director will be Nancy Yarges of The Boeing Company.
After serving for four years as "Immediate Past President," Dean Koga from the law firm of Stoel Rives will be leaving the Board of Directors. Also departing after several years of service as the chapter's Treasurer will be Cliff Moon of The File Box. Following several years as Vice President for Membership, Shelley Boogaard of the law firm of Riddell Williams will also depart the Board.
"We are excited to have four new people on our Board of Directors," said incoming President Priebe. "They are succeeding some outstanding people who gave ARMA a lot of hours and hard work over the past few years."
"The chapter is in good hands with Susan Priebe at the helm," said departing President Winters, "since she is well known for getting things done, and done well. I am looking forward to working with this new board, as a Past President."
A joint board meeting will be held on June 20th and the new officers take on their roles effective July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.
Tuesday, June 06, 2006
Grant Writing Workshop
Hosted by Seattle Area Archivists
Tuesday, June 20 - 9:30-3:30
Seattle Public Library - Central Branch
This workshop is designed to provide an overview of the grant seeking process, with a focus on how individuals in the nonprofit and public sectors apply for grant funding. The course will enable participants to develop and apply their knowledge of such fundamentals as prospect research, cultivating relations with funding sources, needs statements, and program and evaluation design. Course activities include:
- A tour of the Seattle Public Library's Foundation Center CooperatingCollection of publications and directories that contain informationabout foundation, corporation and government grant opportunities.
- Hands-on training in how to use the Library's online and databaseresearch tools.
- Instruction in program planning and foundation relations and how theseskills fit with grant writing.
Instructor Hilary Loeb has worked in a variety of nonprofit settings asan administrator, trainer and consultant. She is an experienced grantwriter who has written successfully funded grant requests in K-12 andhigher education, community development, the humanities and domesticviolence for private, corporate and public funders. Loeb also hasreviewed grants for the U.S. Department of Education and providedtechnical assistance to nonprofit organizations throughout the Seattlearea as both a foundation program officer and a consultant. She is aformer board member of the Puget Sound Grantwriters' Association and is completing her dissertation at the University of Washington in educational policy.
Sign up to take advantage of this low-cost workshop! Cost is $50 perparticipant due at time of sign-up. A registration form is available onthe Seattle Area Archivists website.