Region II Meeting

Our region held its meeting on Friday, Oct. 5, during the national convention. It kicked off with the installation of Region 2 Director Ann Augherton (Arlington Catholic Herald,

Those in attendance from Virginia included: Doug Cumming, Louise Seals, Paula Otto, Greg Gilligan, Jason Roop, Kevin Allen, Marcus Mesner and his wife, Anita (both new to Richmond).

Some of the highlights included:

  • Update on 2008 Region 2 conference at Washington & Lee (see previous post).
  • Brian Eckert is the Mark of Excellence Awards coordinator.
  • North Carolina is working to organize its pro chapter.
  • Maryland Pro Chapter: New leaders sworn in. Working to revive the chapter.
  • Outstanding Campus Chapter:
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