ITAA 2010 Conference Registration and Newsletter Editor

Conference Registration for the 2010 International Textiles and Apparel Association Conference in Montreal is now open. ITAA suggests that you first go to http://www.itaaonline.org/www/default/index.cfm/annual-conference-2010/ and download the written instructions for completing your ITAA registration. The link to the conference registration site is found on the same page. When you first open the conference registration site, be sure to click on the button that says “REGISTER.”

Don’t forget to make your hotel reservation on or before September 26, 2010 in order to be included in the ITAA room block. Remember, that if active members do not book rooms at the Hyatt Regency (registration will be checked against Hyatt rooming list), the member will be charged the “staying offsite” higher rate. The link to the lodging page is http://www.itaaonline.org/www/default/index.cfm/annual-conference-2010/lodging/

The September/October issue of the ITAA Newsletter is now online. Yes, it is early but ITAA needs to concentrate on the 2010 conference details. The September/October issue of full of information members need and want to know. Read it at http://www.itaaonline.org/www/default/index.cfm/publications/itaa-newsletter/.

ITAA Newsletter Editor

Applications are being accepted for the position of ITAA Newsletter Editor. Responsibilities of the Newsletter Editor include all aspects of preparation of six issues of the ITAANewsletter, including communicating with VP of Publications and the Executive Director, pre-screening submitted articles from ITAA members for appropriateness of publication, working with the Book and Media Review Committee Chair in generating articles, reminding council and board members of upcoming planned article submissions, requesting and preparing member publication citations for annual reporting in the newsletter, and preparing reports for Council. The newsletter is formatted and distributed by ITAA’s Executive Director.

Qualifications include being an active or reserve member of ITAA, having strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines, and skills for effective and supportive communication with members of ITAA.

The term of Newsletter Editor is for three years and begins September 1, 2010. Upon approval by Council, the Newsletter Editor may serve a second consecutive term. To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vita, a list of three references with contact information, and a letter from the candidate’s unit administrator indicating what, if any, administrative support will be provided by the Newsletter Editor’s institution to Nancy Miller, 205 Stone, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 by August 31, 2010. For questions contact Nancy at njmiller@uncg.edu.

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