Governor’s Corner

Spring 2022

The Fullerton Chapter planned to host the SW Section Winter Workshop at Buena Park, CA on January 29, 2022. It was to be our 2nd hybrid meeting instead of our 5th virtual meeting.

Rising risk levels, due to the COVID-19 Omicron variant, compelled the SWS Board of Directors to convert the Winter Workshop into a virtual workshop.

There were 61 virtual attendees at the 2022 Winter Workshop. Topics were chosen to help us all understand how to manage and participate in the section and chapter activities. The presenters included Julie Hall-den Boer, Arkansas Chapter, who shared her thoughts on the 99s Mission Statement.

Thank you, Fullerton Chapter, Claudia Maciel, Robin Gartman and Pat Gregory for your contributions in making the virtual Winter Workshop a success.

Pat Chan

The Phoenix Chapter hosts the Spring SW Section Meeting, April 7-11, 2022. The theme is “Bloom: A Celebration of Personal and Professional Growth”. There are guest speakers, seminars and plenty of outdoor activities. Enjoy hiking around desert flowers, visiting a ghost town, or playing golf. Registration is now open. Please use the link on the SWS website to go to the registration site.

The SW Section Business meeting Saturday, April 9, will be hybrid.
This time we want to get together for real.

Please note, at this time, COVID-19 restrictions are easing in many areas.

The 99s Int’l Board of Directors Meeting will be held virtually on March 4 – 5, 2022. All members may virtually attend the meeting.

2022 is an election year for Southwest Section officers. The candidates appear in this issue of the Southwesterly.

Stay safe,
Pat

Pat Chan
Governor
Southwest Section 99s

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