Newsletter | Jan/Feb 2018Volume 46:1 | Search
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OWA+DP at Women's March in OAKLAND - Bridget Basham
OFFICIAL BUSINESS TRANSITION MEETING - Maryam Moayery NIa
2018 PROGRAMS - Maryam Moayery NIa
As previously decided, this first newsletter of the year will be the print issue for the year while all others will be digital only. Please check your mailbox in the next couple weeks for it. You can find Extra copies at OWA+DP events.
OWA+DP at Women's March in OAKLANDby Bridget Basham | Share #1247
OFFICIAL BUSINESS TRANSITION MEETINGby Maryam Moayery NIa | Share #1251
On December 19th, 2017 the old and new steering committee members met at Bridge’s home in Oakland for the annual Steering Committee transition meeting. We discussed the various Steering Committee positions and responsibilities for the new members and each person chose her
new or continuing role.
The new steering committee chairs are as follows:
Policies & Procedures: Chatham, Hannah
Programs: Basham, Bridget, Friedlander, Spring
Public Relations: Chan, Conyee
Membership: Vasquez, Helen
Newsletter: Moayery Nia, Maryam
Information Administrator: Vasquez, Helen, Moayery Nia, Maryam
We also said a heartfelt thank you and sad goodbye to those members rotating off the steering committee: Cynthia Bathgate, Rebecca Friedberg, Carol Mancke and Aziza Zare. We’ll miss them at the meetings but will see you soon at an upcoming OWA event.
We then reviewed the goals from the 2017 Visioning Retreat and gave updates on progress. We discussed membership strategies and
potential upcoming programs. (See Programs)
Finally, we set the Steering Committee meeting dates and locations for the 2018 calendar year. As usual, we will alternate between San Francisco
and East Bay. As a reminder, OWA members are always welcome at any Steering Committee meeting.
Logged-in members may always view complete, approved meeting minutes on the OWA+DP website at https://owa-usa.org/minutes.php
2018 PROGRAMSby Maryam Moayery NIa | Share #1262
We have a variety of events, talks and tours in the works for 2018. See below for some of the events already set up. Stay tuned and check the calendar for more to be added!
Tuesday May 29th, 6:30-8:30
Somatic Design, UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design, Wurster hall #172
Thursday June 21th, 7pm
Book Talk with Christie Coffin, Laurel Bookstore
1423 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Tuesday July 10th - 7pm
Steering Committee Meeting - 1267 Union St,
Saturday July 14th - time TBD
#METOO Curated Conversations, Location TBD
Saturday August 4th - time TBD
Sufism Reoriented Picnic, 11 White Horse Ct, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Tuesday August 21th - time TBD
Film ‘Sista in the Brotherhood’ with OCA, Location TBD
Friday September 21th - Sunday 23th
Annual Member Retreat in Sonoma
Tuesday October 16th, 7-9pm
Annual Business Meeting, location tbd
Sunday December 9th, 4-7pm
OWA+DP Holiday Party, San Francisco
OWADP Every Last Wednesday Women Designer Mixer, 6-8pm
May 30: Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland, 6-8pm
June 27: Ginto Izakaya, San Francisco, 6-8pm
July 25: Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland, 6-8pm
August 29: Ginto Izakaya, San Francisco, 6-8pm
TIME TO RENEW!!Share #1263
Please renew your membership if you have not already done so.
Pay online at https://owa-usa.org/payment.php or fill out the form below and mail it with your payment.
Membership types and associated annual membership fees are as follows:
Regular ($70) | Supporting ($125+) | Student ($35) | Out of Town – more than 100 miles ($35)
Make checks payable to Organization of Women Architects, and write Membership 2018 in the memo line.
Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals
P.O. Box 10078
Berkeley, CA 94709
1732-membership renewal form.pdf
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