Archive for May, 2013

Chapter President Elected to Regional Post

Oregon Chapter President Janet Newport has been elected the position of Second Vice President the Western Region IPMA-HR’s Western Region. She will join the Board for one-year term beginning in July, and under the regional election system, could be expected to serve in the positon of President of the region beginning in July 2015. The election results were announced at the WRIPMA annual conference last week in Anaheim, California.

In nominating Janet for the position, the WRIPMA nominations committee stated “Janet is currently President of her Oregon Chapter and has made significant contributions since 2007. As an active chapter member Janet has held the roles of Conference Committee Member, Membership Director and Vice President. Considering these accomplishments for the Oregon Chapter, the committee believes that Janet would also bring continued leadership to the Western Region Board. Janet has demonstrated her leadership, professionalism, initiative, commitment and willingness to serve the public sector human resources community.”

The WRIPMA Nominations Committee this year included Jeanette O’Quin, Past President for the Western Region; Rich Dukellis, WRIPMA Executive Council Representative; and Dee Emami, First Vice President of WRIPMA-HR, who will assume the Presidency of WRIPMA beginning in July.


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