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AAUW - Public Education in Texas
April 13-15, 2012
Sheraton-Austin
701 East 11th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 USA
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FINAL CONVENTION PROGRAM outline

All Roads Lead to Austin for AAUW Texas convention

Convention registration is still open!! Find your form here..... You can:

  • Download and print it to mail with check, or
  • To pay with PAYPAL, select the appropriate PAYPAL registration level in the box below, click ADD to CART. Complete the transaction in PAYPAL; put the PAYPAL confirmation number in the form box, and e-mail the completed form to Sandi Causey, crscausey@sbcglobal.net, or to the address on form.
Registration

AAUW Texas Convention Team
HOST: Austin and Georgetown Branches

2012 Convention Co-Chairs

Elizabeth Newell (convention1@)
Rosemary Morrow (convention2@)
Patricia (Pat) Rehm (convention3@)

Nominating Committee Chair Margie Poole (nominating@)
Bylaws, Parliamentarian Mary Ann Huslig (bylaws@)
Convention Credentials Chair Susan Alami (finance_officer@)
Convention Elections Chair tba
Convention Program Editor Pam Wolfe (convention_editor@)
Convention Advertising & Display Tables

Brenda Scholin (advertising@)

Convention Treasurer

Inés Garcia (convention_treasurer@)

Registrar

Sandi Causey (crscausey@sbcglobal.net;)

BOOK A DISPLAY TABLE at the 2012 AAUW Texas Biennial Convention

An opportunity for SALES and PROMOTIONS

Full table for Branches $ 35 (half-table $20)

Full table for Non-profits $ 50 Full table for others $150

Contact: Brenda Scholin (advertising@aauwtexas.org) and Elizabeth Newell (convention1@)

REAP the benefits of AAUW

The AAUW Texas REAP awards applaud branches for projects, events, or activities that help successfully break through barriers and open opportunities so that all women have a fair chance. It enables branches to share [brag about] these efforts and energize their fellow members at the state convention.

AAUW REAP projects, events, and activities will be featured during the Welcome Reception and throughout the Convention.

Top Ten Ways to Help your Branch REAP the Benefits of AAUW Membership
At the AAUW Texas Convention, April 13-15 in Austin (by Jackie Littleton)
  1. Buy an ad in the convention program to highlight a branch event, honor an outstanding member, or advertise a branch fund-raiser. (deadline March 10)
  2. Reserve a table (or half-table) to sell a branch or branch member’s product. (deadline March 31)
    • advance order your AAUW Business Cards from Fort Bend County....more
  3. Send branch delegates to help select AAUW Texas Board members.
  4. Budget funds to help branch leaders and future leaders attend informational sessions for their offices.
  5. Submit an application for the REAP Award recognition for your branch activities. (deadline March 31)
  6. Nominate branch members for the Outstanding New Member Award.  (deadline March 31) n.b. Only the NEW member award will be given. Send nominations to Jackie Littleton
  7. Prepare to share your great branch ideas with other branches with a table display.
  8. Meet AAUW members from all around the state and share ideas. Hand around your personalized AAUW business cards....more
  9. Hear outstanding speakers, including experts on education and equity. AND
  10. Talk all the way home about how to increase your branch’s impact in your community.
For more information, contact your District Representative or Branch Services Officer Jackie Littleton.

Education Panel Discussion - 31st isn't Good Enough

Convention Panel Discussion

 

Branch Bylaws Changes

The deadline has passed for bylaws proposals to be considered at the April 2012, AAUW Texas Biennial Convention in Austin, but branch and state bylaws updates must be submitted to national by May 15, 2012. A memo with instructions is available here and on the www.AAUW.org website.

For additional information please contact Mary Ann Huslig, Bylaws/Parliamentarian at bylaws@) For a sample, see the draft of the AAUW Texas bylaws, incorporating the 2011 changes from National.