2024 Convention - Convention Team


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Jody Allen, Regional Convention Chair
Spirit of Spokane Chorus
Responsibilities include oversight of Convention Team, Kickoff, Afterglow and event evaluation.


Julia Mikulic, Competition Coordinator (CC)
Pride of Portland Chorus
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Responsibilities include competition details, backstage, traffic pattern, webcast, awards. Appointed by SAI.


   Sonia Rebello, Competition Coordinator (SHADOW) 
A Cappella Joy Chorus

Kari Flint, Convention Communications Chair
Coeur d'Alene and Spirit of Spokane Choruses
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Responsibilities include eBlasts, website, program and advertising, logo,  survey, technical help.

Denise Thomson, Facility Event Specialist
A Cappella Joy Chorus
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Responsibilities include coordinating on-site facility details including hotels and convention space.

Arlene Blackmer, Official Panel Liaison (OPL)
A Cappella Joy Chorus
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Responsibilities include judges' care and meals, OPL Team, airport transportation and greeters, Green Room, driver and tech help.


Michelle Clark, Registration Chair
A Cappella Joy Chorus
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Responsibilities include registration, All Events Tickets  

Patty Martin, Regional Events Coordinator
Olympia Chorus
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Responsibilities include overseeing all North by Northwest Region 13 events.

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NxNW Region 13 Leadership Team Mission Statement

The Region 13 Leadership Team's mission is:

North by Northwest Region 13 is a cutting-edge group of diverse singers performing and championing a cappella music.

We Value: Financial Stewardship, Effective Communication, Education, Culture of Belonging and Acceptance, Global Outreach, Innovation, and Personal Fulfillment

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