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The Calgary 2019 National Convention Planning Committee needs your help to make this a fantastic event.
Secretary: Catherine Jeffrey
Treasurer: Renee Spohn
To make this Convention the best it can be we will need many volunteers to help out! Consider signing up as a group from your parish or make it a fun event with friends or family!
We have an online signup at http://signup.com/go/ByVodY. Please sign up for any or all the areas you are interested in. Once you have signed up, your information will be forwarded to the portfolio chairs and they will be in contact with you directly! Volunteer shifts and particulars will be discussed with your Chairs and will be finalized closer to our event.
We will have Volunteer signup sheets for each of our portfolios at the Diocesan Convention in May and will be there to answer all your questions.
The largest number of Volunteers are needed for the Hospitality portfolio. These ladies will be the “face of Calgary”, welcoming delegates and directing them to the various events and convention venues. For example: delegates will be arriving at the Calgary airport from the Wednesday night before the convention and we will have Volunteers greeting them at the airport, and giving them directions as to where they should be picking up their transportation to get them to the Hyatt.
We call on you to volunteer, to be a huge part of OUR 2019 CWL National Convention.
|ACCOMMODATIONS & RESERVATIONS
Jan Morel, Chair
|Handle all reservations and confirmations of delegates with the hotel; Is the main liaison and coordinator for the convention planning committee and requires to liaise closely with the Registrations & Credentials committee chair|
|BUDGET & FUNDRAISING
|Responsible for putting together the Budget for the convention; responsible for fundraising for the convention; ensure the Treasurer is a member of this committee|
Theresa Granger, Chair
|Provide decorations for all meeting rooms, venues for mass, banquet and social functions as well as flowers for the church|
Marilyn Schafer, Chair
|Manage all exhibitors; liaise with the national president who approves all exhibitors|
Lulu Crespo, Chair
|Greet all attendees and provide hostesses in the convention centre during all business sessions|
|Plan and prepare all liturgical celebrations before, during and after the convention, working closely with the convention planning committee, national chairperson of spiritual development and the national spiritual advisor|
|Arrange for printing of the Liturgy Program and the official Convention Program booklets by working closely with all committees|
|Responsible for ensuring appropriate protocol at the convention for all celebrations|
|PUBLIC RELATIONS & PUBLICITY
|Promote the convention to gain maximum attendance and publicize the conventional locally.|
|REGISTRATION & CREDENTIALS
|Responsible for all items that are specific to a convention attendee|
|SALE OF LEAGUE SUPPLIES
|Responsible for ensuring all Sale Of League supplies are shipped directly to the convention site; ensuring all unsold items are packed and verified for return shipping to national office|
|Responsible for setting up a 'mini-office' with appropriate equipment in order to support the national executive before, during and after convention|
|Lend support to all other committees, where needed, throughout the convention.|
|TICKETS & SPECIAL EVENTS
|Responsible for Tickets and Special Events before, during and after convention. The Closing Banquet is a responsibility of this committee|
|Responsible for all transportation needs for the convention|
Sign up at http://signup.com/go/ByVodY
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