National WIC Association

NWA 2017 Fall Quarterly Board Meeting

October 17-October 20, 2017

Important Notices

Download the Travel Memo & Travel Agenda

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 from the Indian & Native American WIC State Agencies, and six officers.

2016-2017 BOD Meeting Locations

Spring 2017: Philadelphia, PA at the Marriott Philadelphia
Summer 2017: San Francisco, CA at the Parc 55 Hotel
Fall 2017: Chicago, IL at the IVY Boutique Hotel
Winter 2018: Charleston, SC at the Francis Marion Hotel
Spring 2018: TBD

To assist you with your travel approvals, you may download the travel memo and a tentative agenda by clicking on the preceeding links. A final agenda will be provided before the meeting.

The NWA Board of Directors Fall Meeting will be held Tuesday, October 17 Thru. Friday, October 20, 2017 at the:

The IVY Boutique 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 by Monday, September 26th, 2016. Please reference National WIC Association Fall Board Meeting to get the negotiated room rate, which is the prevailing Federal Per Diem rate currently set at $209 per night, plus a nightly room tax of 16.4% single occupancy.

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. The visit ORD's web-site, click on the following URL:

A tentative travel agenda is also posted on this web-site to assist you with your travel approval. A final agenda will be provided prior to the meeting. 

Please do not hesitate to contact Pierre Francois at or by phone at 202-232-5492 ext. 217 with any question you may have.