Way to go Elizabeth Suh and Shanna Mendiola for their awesome fundraising efforts as part of the Power of One campaign! The Power of One directly benefits AAJA professional and student programs such as J Camp, Executive Leadership Program and Voices.
Thanks so much to our contributors!
Plus, the Portland chapter received a portion of donations and membership renewals – wahoo!!!
Other notable convention highlights for the Portland chapter:
-Chapter member Maya Blackmun was honored for her efforts as interim executive director in 2009 during the convention banquet.
-Chapter member Stacy Austin received the Stanford Chen internship grant. The late Stanford Chen was one of the founding members of the Portland chapter.
-Chapter member Bill Church, executive editor of the Statesman Journal, was a panel speaker on digital watchdog journalism during the convention.