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NECHA President's Message

August 29 - The wheels continue to churn for the making of NECHA 2014: Making Waves in College Health.

And in the light of NECHA being more than a meeting, I'd like to remind you that nominations are now open for the 2013-2014 NECHA Board Election. The NECHA Board of Directors is active year around and meets formally three times a year (October/November at our Annual Meeting, January, and June).

Five positions are open for the coming academic year:

  • President-elect: a 3-year commitment, one year as president-elect, followed by one year as president, then one year as past president
  • Secretary: one-year term
  • Treasurer: one-year term
  • Members-at-Large: two 2-year terms
Board member positions are described in our by-laws. To throw your hat into the ring, download and complete the brief form and email to me.

The deadline to submit nominations for one of the Board positions has been extended through Saturday, September 20. Online voting will take place October 1-20 prior to the 2014 NECHA Annual Meeting (a link will be provided through the NECHA website).

Denise McGoldrick, MS, MCHES
President, NECHA

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NECHA 2014: Making Waves in College Health

Registration for NECHA 2014: Making Waves in College Health continues. Download the updated e-brochure and share it with the world!

Click here to learn more about NECHA 2014: Making Waves in College Health.

Announcing Keynote Speaker - Keith Maddox, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology at Tufts University - Discovering Bias: Challenges & Opportunities for Organizational Diversity.

Four Pre-Meeting Workshops will entice you to arrive early -< ul>

  • Beyond the Weight Police: Working Effectively with Eating Disorders Students
  • Next Level Social Marketing: Applying the 4 Ps
  • ADA Issues with Jeannie Kincaid & Panel
  • Annual Nurse Managers Workshop
  • Exhibitor & Sponsor invitation:click here.

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    NECHA e-News

    The Fall issue of NECHA e-News is now online! Catch the latest updates on NECHA 2014, announcement of our Grants and Awards, and more!

    In this issue:

    • Meet Member-at Large Kathy Kelleher
    • What a NECHA member really means
    • ACHA award recipients from New England
    • To-date listing of NECHA 2014 supporters
    • NECHA Board election info
    • EVD and college campus preparation
    • Maine Tobacco Free Network update

    Click here to view the Fall issue of NECHA e-News.

    Thanks for Student Health 101 for their support of NECHA e-News!

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    2013 Combined Annual Meeting Recap

    Thanks to a record crowd at a Combined Meeting; Together, we are more!

    Click here to view the handouts.

    Looking ahead, stay tuned for announcements of future meetings:
    2015 - New York State College Health Association hosts in Saratoga Springs, NY
    2016 - Newport, Rhode Island
    2017 - Burlington, Vermont

    Quote from a 2013 Combined Meeting attendee: The meeting was very well organized, the food was marvelous, and most importantly, the workshops I attended were excellent!