National WIC Association

2014 Fall Quarterly Board Meeting

October 21-October 24, 2014

Important Notices

Download the Travel Agenda & Travel Memo

Registration Closed

Meeting Info

NWA Board of Directors (BOD) meetings are typically held quarterly in May (Spring), July (Summer), October (Fall), and January (Winter). NWA is governed by a twenty-eight member Board of Directors comprised of State and Local Agency WIC Directors, State Nutrition Coordinators, a representative of the Indian & Native American WIC State Agencies, and six officers.

2014-2015 BOD Meeting Locations

Summer 2014: Denver, CO
Fall 2014: Chicago, IL
Winter 2015: Santa Fe, NM
Spring 2015: Los Angeles, CA

To assist you with your travel approvals, you may download the travel memo and tentative agenda. A final agenda will be provided before the meeting.

The NWA Board of Directors Fall Meeting will be held October 21 - 24, 2014 at the:

The IVY Hotel
233 E. Ontario
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: 1-312-335-5444

You may contact the hotel to make your room reservations effective today. All reservations must be confirmed before the cut-off date of Monday, September 29, 2014. before 5:00 PM local time at the hotel. Reservation requests received after 5:00 PM local time at the hotel on the cutoff date will be accepted at the hotel's prevailing rates, based on availability. Please reference National WIC Association (NWA) 2014 Fall Board Meeting to get the negotiated room rate currently set at $199 per night, single occupancy, plus a 16.4% nightly room tax per room, per night. Also, the hotel will charge a $25 fee for each additional person in a room.

You may cancel your room reservations three (3) working days prior to your arrival date without penalty and a cancellation number provided. If reservations are cancelled within 3 working days prior to your arrival, your first night’s room deposit will not be refunded. Check-in time is at 4:00 PM and check-out time is at 12:00 Noon.

Access to the Hotel is available from the O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and is serviced by several major airlines within the US. Shuttle and taxi services are available from the airport.

Please do not hesitate to contact Pierre Francois, Meetings & Events Coordinator, at or by phone at 202-232-5492 ext. 101 with any questions you may have.