January 2018 Presidents Message

I grew up in a small town in PA. My dad was a Pennsylvania Dutch farmer from the Amish country. My mom stayed at home and raised three kids.  We had a very modest life but had everything we could want!  Having a supportive family made each of us successful in all...

December 2017 Presidents Message

Happy Holidays!  As the year winds to an end, I am overwhelmed with gratitude. It has been both a pleasure and an honor to serve as your NSA Northwest Chapter President!  The willingness of the NSA Northwest community to help wherever there is a need is amazing and...

November 2017 Presidents Message

National News Have you ever been traveling and wondered if / when and where other chapters have their meetings with an amazing speaker while you are in town? Wonder no more!  National Speakers Association has launched a new resource for Professional Members.  A...

Mike Robertson: The Screen Is My Canvas

Slide presentations have become objects of derision, garnering roughly the same affection as tax audits, fever blisters, and visits to the proctologist. And that’s a bum rap (no pun intended to all our proctological friends). Blaming PowerPoint or Keynote for boring...

SEPTEMBER 2017 – PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Summer Time with NSA Northwest August began NSA Northwest’s 2017-2018 calendar of events. We had a fantastic turnout for our summer celebration at our Programming Chairs home, Laura Leist. It was a beautiful summer day with great friends, hearty laughter and several...

NSANW Celebrates Brian Walter and Anna Liotta

On August 21, 2017, Past Chapter Presidents Bill Stainton, CSP and Vanna Novak organized a celebration for Brian Walter and Anna Liotta at the World Trade Center in Seattle to celebrate our chapter’s first representation in the National President track. Brian is...