If you are looking for a meaningful way to contribute to JAWS, consider applying for a spot on our Board of Directors. We will be losing several members of the board this fall (Teresa Puente, our secretary; Sarah Pollock, our deputy vice-president; E.J. Graff; Charreah Jackson; and Peggy Orchowski). We will be looking to nominate a Secretary, a President-Elect and two or three directors. The board meets by phone about once a month to set policy, bring up issues for the staff or board to address, and check on matters involving membership, programming, fundraising and CAMP planning. This is an... read more
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"I turn to this group of talented, accomplished, committed professionals for advice, support and the inspiration to keep doing what I do in my life and work. We're all in this together." - Mary C. Curtis, JAWS board member and award-winning multimedia journalist.
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