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 New England WEA 

The New England Water Environment Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Barry as the Association's new Executive Director. Ms. Barry has extensive experience in the environmental engineering industry as Strategic Market Programs Director at major engineering companies in the New England area.  Please welcome Mary Barry  

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

   

    


WEFMAX in Kansas City

Sheraton Suite Country Club Plaza
770 W 47th Street | Kansas City, MO 64112
April 29 - May 1, 2015 | Promo



WEFMAX is unlike any other meeting providing the members of the House of Delegates, MA Leaders, and WEF Staff an opportunity to meet, discuss challenges, and share successes.

At this meeting, meet WEF Vice President Rick Warner, WEF House of Delegates Speaker-Elect Jamie Eichenberger, WEF Senior Director of Association Engagement Linda Kelly, and the Missouri WEA (MWEA) Board Members: President Cliff Cate, President-Elect James McCleish, Vice President Scott Foley, Secretary Amanda Johnson, Treasurer Wayne Humes, WEF Delegates Jeff Gratzer and Bob Januska.  Please take a moment to get to know your WEF Leadership and the Missouri WEA Leadership prior to the meeting.

Registration is complimentary for all attendees.  The meeting schedule and information on hotel accommodations, airport transfers and points of interest are provided below.

MEETING REGISTRATION OPTIONS:
Print Out/fax or email registration

Should you have any questions or comments, please contact:
WEF Staff: Dianne Crilley | dcrilley@wef.org | 703.684.2445
Missouri WEA Host Coordinator:
Cliff Cate, President | ckcate@burnsmcd.com | 816.823.7128

MEETING SCHEDULE:

 

 Wednesday, April 29   
2:30 - 4:00 PM MA Leader Summit
4:00 - 6:00 PM HOD Meeting
6:00 - 7:30 PM Host Social Event - TBA
Thursday, April 30  WEFMAX Day 1 
7:30 - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 10:00 AM Welcome/WEF Business Update    
10:00 - 10:15 AM Break
10:15 - 12:00 Noon WEF / MA Dialog Session I
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 2:45 PM WEF / MA Dialog Session II
2:45 - 3:00 PM Break
3:00 - 4:45 PM WEF / MA Dialog Session III
4:45 - 5:00 PM Daily Wrap
6:00 - 9:00 PM WEFMAX Social - TBA
Friday, May 1  WEFMAX Day 2 
7:30 - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:45 AM WEF / MA Dialog Session IV
9:45 - 10:00 AM Break
10:00 - 11:30 AM WEF / MA Dialog Session V
11:30 - 11:45 AM Cal to Action
11:45 - 12 Noon WEFMAX Closing comments


**Additional information, including details on social events and meeting program will be sent to each attendee three weeks prior to the meeting.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Call the hotel 1.816.931.4400
MWEA has blocked a limited number of hotel rooms at the Sheraton Suite Country Club Plaza with a special rate per night of $149 single/double occupancy plus city, state, and hotel tax currently at 15.85% plus a resort charge of $1.75.  This rate is only available until 5:00 pm local time on Monday, March 30, 2015.  Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations by contacting the hotel directly.  When making a reservation, please advise the hotel you are booking under the "Missouri WEA" group.

HOTEL CONTACT INFORMATION:                   
Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
770 W 47th Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
Reservations: 1.816.931.4400

All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card.  In order to avoid a cancellation fee of 1 night room and tax for an individual reservation, the hotel must receive notification of cancellation no later than 5 PM, three days (72 hrs.) before arrival date of the reservation.  Credit identification will be required from each individual at check-in, in order that these charges may be billed to the individual's account.  Based on availability, the hotel will offer rates two days prior to and two days after the event.  Rooms vacated prior to reservation check-out will result in early departure fee of $50 at check-out.  Check-in time is 3:00 PM | Check-out time is 12:00 PM.

HOTEL AMENITIES:
- Complimentary Wireless High speed internet
- Microwave oven and coffee pot
- Access to fitness center and outdoor pool

WEDNESDAY HOST SOCIAL: TBA

THURSDAY WEFMAX SOCIAL: TBA http://www.kcchiefs.com/arrowhead/

AIRPORT OPTIONS:
Kansas City International Airport - 48 miles from hotel

SHUTTLE/TAXI OPTIONS:
- Super Shuttle - $19 per person one way.  Call 1.816/931/4400
- Taxi will cost you $55 one way

PARKING:
Complimentary self-parking for those staying at the hotel.  A charge of $15 per day will be charged for those not staying at the hotel.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS:
- Sea Aquarium - Offers a glimpse of water environments through 30 different displays, including an underwater viewing tunnel for an up close and personal chance to observe the marine wildlife.

- Kansas City Zoo - The zoo is home to over 1,300 exotic and farmland animals and was ranked in the top 10 in the nation for Australian animals and exhibits.

- National World War I Museum - Originally know as the Liberty Memorial Museum, the artifacts in the now called National World War I Museum tell so much more than just the American story.

- Arrowhead Stadium - Kansas City Chiefs

WEATHER:
Temperature ranges from an average high of 67 degrees to a night low of 47 degrees with an average of 3.21 inches of rain for the month of April.          

 

Visit the Missouri WEA's Web Site: http://www.mwea.org