NSA President Brian Walter 100 Days In Office

October 19, 2017 marks Brian Walter, CSP, CPAE 100 days of service as NSA President. He has made amazing contributions to the organization already.  Thank you for your dedication and service Brian!



National News

Speaker Magazine featured NSA Northwest.  We hit the magazine on page 13 with a link to our video online. FUN!  Elisa Hays delivered our August Top 10:  ‘Let your Inner 5-year-old Out.  Linda Keith, CSP and team included it in the September NSA Speaker Magazine and posted on Speakermagazine.com.


Professional Member Corner

We are very excited to welcome two new Professional Members to NSA Northwest:

Greg Towne     Brad Cochrane


Legacy Member Dorothy Wilhelm was a star at the 2017 Washington State Fair.






Achieving Your NSA Northwest Goals

We are here to help you raise the bar and grow your business.  Let’s work together to get you to the next tier within NSA Northwest.  By achieving NSA Professional Membership status you can experience increased opportunities and greater value within NSA Northwest:

  • National Membership Logo Use
  • Lowest cost to attend NSA Northwest meetings
  • Access to Speakers Uncorked Virtual Events
  • Invitation to Exclusive Professional Member Meetings

Take your Professional Membership one step further and reap the benefits the Board Members have. You’ll wonder why you didn’t say “yes” sooner.

  • FREE Meeting Attendance
  • As President Elect you will attend a three day Chapter Leadership Institute training. Your flight to NSA Headquarters and lodging are paid!
  • Influence registration paid (Pres & Pres El)
  • FREE ProTrack Attendance to any meeting
  • MANY opportunities with current and past leaders


Monthly Recap

NSA Northwest hosted Mike Robertson in September.  He WOW’d us with tips and tricks on how to make presentation slides more interesting for you audience.  All in attendance got to work on creating “slides that don’t suck” with Mike’s lessoned learned!!

Our Top 10 Speaker, Earl Bell, knocked it out of the park!


October 20 Meeting

Steve Napolitan will be sharing his energy and expertise on “How to Find Your WOW Client.  Register here if you want to know the answers!

Remembering a Past NSA Northwest President

1993-94 Past President – Barbara Jack passed away recently.  Our past leaders paved the way for our chapter to continue to grow and flourish in the Northwest.Her obituary is at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/seattletimes/obituary.aspx…

A video that was played at her celebration of life—on her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/barbara.m.jack

And, inspirational videos of Barbara reading some of her poems athttp://barbarajack.com/


Getting Involved Opens Doors

We are looking for committee members to assist with various chapter events.  Our Board of Directors are superhuman, but we would love to get know our candidates and professional members better. Getting involved creates opportunities for all of us to grow our business.  We will have a committee sign in at each meeting for you to let us know if you are interested.


Brag Corner

We want to hear about your accomplishments.  Please fill us in on what you have participated in, accomplished, conquered and collaborated on so NSA Northwest can brag about you and let others know who you are and what you do!

I look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!  Enjoy the beautiful Fall Season.

Warmest Regards,

Lisa Copeland

President, NSA Northwest Chapter