May 2021 Chapter Update
Membership Engagement Opportunities
COMMITTEE NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN! NASW-WA welcomes volunteers! NASW-WA seeks members to participate in standing and ad-hoc committees to help implement our strategic plan. For a complete list of our Committees and Board positions, visit: https://www.nasw-wa.org/committees
We encourage you to volunteer for Committee or Board service. Apply here today: https://www.nasw-wa.org/board-nomination-committee-form
CHAPTER ELECTION RESULTS: Chapter Elections were open from April 1st through April 30th. The Chapter worked to slate candidates for the FY 2022 Chapter Board of Directors. Stay tuned!
CALL FOR PRESENTERS! Are you interested in presenting a workshop for NASW-WA? We have an open call for presenters and seek continuing education (live, virtual, or recorded). Click here for more information about what we're looking for: https://www.nasw-wa.org/request-for-proposals
NASW-WA EVENTS: Attend our events! NASW-WA plans events, including networking and continuing education workshops. Visit our list of events here: https://www.nasw-wa.org/professional-learning-events
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CHAPTER ELECTION RESULTS
May 15, 2021
Chapter Elections were open on April 1st and concluded on April 30th. The Chapter is pleased to announce that the following NASW members join the Chapter Board of Directors on July 1, 2021:
2nd Vice President of Budget and Finance: Patricia Barnes-Cannon
Eastern WA Representative: Syrene Miller
Western WA Representative: Claudia Sellmaier
MSW Student Representative: Iliana Monarrez
BSW Student Representative: C.J. Astrauskas
Congratulations to our new Board members. Thank you to the NASW-WA Nominations and Leadership Identification Committee for this year's efforts to slate the election, to the candidates for their willingness to lead, and to our membership for voting! We look forward to the work ahead.
COMMITTEE NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN! Looking for ways to engage with YOUR professional association? NASW-WA seeks members to participate in standing and ad-hoc committees to help implement our strategic plan. We encourage you to volunteer for Committee or Board service. Apply here today: https://www.nasw-wa.org/board-nomination-committee-form
Happy Social Work Month!
March 1, 2021
We recorded the event and it is now available.
To celebrate social work month please read the
proclamation from the Governor of Washington,
Congratulations to all the award winners from 2020 and 2021. Read about the
2020 Award Winners here and about the 2021 Award Winners here.
2021 Social Worker of the Year
Rebecca Parrish, LICSW
2021 Social Work Educator of the Year
Tam Dinh, Ph.D., LICSW
2021 Public Citizen of the Year
2021 Outstanding Recent Graduate
Nichelle Curtis-McQueen, MSW
2021 Outstanding Student
Amber Letchworth, BASW
2021 Taylene Watson President's Award
Julia Newbold, MSW
2020 Social Worker of the Year
Lucy Berliner, MSW, LICSW
2020 Social Work Educator of the Year
Stephen T. Wilson, Ph.D., MSW
2020 Public Citizen of the Year
Representative Tina Orwall, MSW and Jennifer Stuber, Ph.D.
2020 Outstanding Recent Graduate
Thomas Essex, MSW
2020 Outstanding Student
Adela Yanez, MSW
2020 Taylene Watson President's Award