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2016-17 committee chairs

Elected Officers 2017-2018

Sandra Coyer, MJE| 253-226-5391 |

Vice President
Annie Green, CJE |

Dave Riggs, MJE |

Treasurer/Past President
Anne Hayman, MJE|

Executive Director
Kathy Schrier, MJE |

2017-18 Award Committee Chairs

Adviser of the Year
Jacob Crouch

Lu Flannery Outstanding Journalist
Kay Locey, CJE 253-906-7948

Robin Morris Journalist of the Year
Joy Lessard  509-607-3079

Valentine Freedom of Expression
Kathy Schrier, MJE    206-979-3234 

Administrator of the Year
Sandra Coyer, MJE | 253-226-5391 |

Adviser Scholarships

Casey Henry, CJE  | 412-654-9664 |

Events/Conferences/Workshop Chairs

Manager: Conferences/Workshops
Vince DeMiero, CJE | 206-931-3154

Summer Student Workshop
Kirsten Vesely

Summer Adviser Workshop 
Kay Locey, CJE

Journalism Day at UW, Seattle
Kathy Schrier, MJE    206-979-3234

Journalism Day at Whitworth, Seattle
Pia Longinotti  509-435-3720


Spring Conference Site 2017
Sandra Coyer, MJE    253-226-5391

Spring Write-offs (judging)
Fern Valentine, MJE    253-833-1422

Spring Write-offs (contests)
Casey Henry, CJE 412-654-9664

Spring Conference (sessions)


Standing Committee Chairs
Kathy Schrier, MJE    206-979-3234

Freedom of Expression Task Force
Fern Valentine, MJE    253-833-1422

No Chair

Web Manager
Annie Green

WJEA Plaques
Kathy Schrier, MJE    206-979-3234

JEA Connections
JEA Mentorship Program
Kay Locey    253-906-7948
Joy Lessard

Phil Erickson, Helen Orton, Milt Hamilton, Jim Knox, Elna Prael, John Eyres, Merle Kibbe, Eleanor Wallace, Bonnie McDade, Nancy Rudy, Pat Ripley, Walt Snover, Gary Gibson, Dorothy McPhillips, Jack Wilson, Dena Leming, Fern Valentine, Barbara Nilson, Irene Hicks, Sandy Jackson, Toni Pursley, Lucinda Wingard, MaryLee Heslop, Sharyn Mehner, Kathy Schrier, Vince DeMiero, Chris Grasseschi.


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2016-17 committee chairs