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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 Coeur d'Alene

The Coeur d'Alene Resort
115 South Second Street | Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
May 13 - 15, 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 Pacific Northwest CWA (PNCWA) Board Members including: President Erik Coats, President-Elect Shannon Ostendorff, Secretary David Keil, Treasurer Steven Drangsholt, WEF Delegates Lynne Chicoine and Haley Falconer.  Please take a moment to get to know your WEF Leadership and the Pacific Northwest CWA Leadership prior to attending.

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/Email/ or Mail registration form

Should you have any questions or comments, please contact:
WEF Staff: Dianne Crilley | dcrilley@wef.org | 703.684.2445
Pacific Northwest CWA Host Coordinator:
Nan Cluss, Association Manager | nancluss@pncwa.org | 208.455.8381

MEETING SCHEDULE
  

Wednesday, May 13   
2:30 - 4:00 PM MA Leader Summit
4:00 - 6:00 PM HOD Meeting
7:15 - 9:30 PM Host Social Event - Dinner Boat Cruise departs at 7:30 pm
Thursday, May 14  WEFMAX Day 1 
7:30 - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 10:00 AM 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 MA Host Session III
4:45 - 5:00 PM Daily Wrap
6:30 - 8:30 PM WEFMAX Social
Friday, May 15  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 Call to Action
11:45 - 12:00 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 1.800.688.5253
PNCWA has blocked a limited number of hotel rooms at the Coeur d'Alene Resort with a special rate per night of $139 for the North Wing; $169 for the Park Tower; and $189 for the Lake Tower single/double occupancy plus city, state, and hotel tax currently at 13%.  This rate is only available until 5:00 PM local time on Monday, April 3, 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 "Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association" group. Hotel rooms are designated 100% non-smoking.

HOTEL CONTACT INFORMATION: 
The Coeur d'Alene Resort
115 South Second St.
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Reservations: 1.800.688.5253
http://www.cdaresort.com/

All reservations must be accompanied by a deposit equal to the first night's room, tax, and surcharges.  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 hours) 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 room rates two days before and after the event.  Rooms vacated prior to reservation check-out will result in early departure fee of one night's room and tax at check-out.  Check-In time is 4:00 PM | Check-Out time is 12:00 PM.

HOTEL AMENITIES:
- Complimentary Wireless High speed internet in guest & meeting rooms
- No resort fee
- Complimentary daily newspaper
- Access to fitness center
- Complimentary use of the Water Taxi
- Special Group Golf Course Day Rate of $130 (tax and surcharge included) world class course with world's only floating green!

WEDNESDAY HOST SOCIAL:
Enjoy a Sunset Lake Dinner Cruise on Wednesday, May 13.  The cruise departs at 7:30 PM from Independence Point located on the west side of the resort.

THURSDAY WEFMAX SOCIAL:
Plan for an evening of networking, and food at the Thursday May 14th evening reception.

AIRPORT OPTIONS:
Spokane International Airport (Spokane, WA) - 35 minutes from the hotel.
Nonstop or one-stop access from most US and Canadian cities.

SHUTTLE/TAXI OPTIONS:
The resort provides a limo service to and from the airport.  Call the resort's transportation department at 1.800.688.5253 Ext 7133 to discuss cost and reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.  Click here for more information.

PARKING:
Self-parking for overnight guests will have a fee assessed at $17 per night.  Valet Parking for overnight guests is available at the rates of $22 per car/per night.

SHIPPING MATERIALS TO THE HOTEL:
To assure your items arrive in time, please use FedEx or UPS when shipping to the resort.  Be sure you provide the following:
- Hold for Arrival: Attn: (Guest Name)
- Complete return address
- Number of packages (EX: 1 of 3)
- Date of the function
- Address package to hotel as follows:  Coeur d'Alene Resort, 115 South Second Street, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS:     Coeru dAlene Golf
With idyllic landscape, year-round activities, and its spectacular setting at the shore of one of America's most beautiful lakes, it is no wonder Lake Coeur d'Alene has been christened the "Playground of the Northwest."  For outdoor enthusiasts, there's a vast array of activities such as boating, water sports, fishing, golfing, hiking, and biking.  Others may enjoy wine tours, shopping in the quaint downtown, a treatment at the Resort spa, Silverwood Theme Park with over 70 rides, and much more.  Click on the Activity Directory for more information.

WEATHER:
Temperature ranges from an average high of 65 degrees to a night low of 44 degrees with an average of 1.9 inches of rain for the month of May.

Visit the Pacific Northwest CWA's Web site: http://www.pncwa.org/


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