National WIC Association

NWA 2018 Winter Quarterly Board Meeting

January 23-January 26, 2018

Important Dates & Notices
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Download the Travel Agenda & Travel Memo

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.

2017-2018 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: Chicago, IL at the Marriott Chicago Downtown - Magnificent Mile

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 Winter Meeting will be held Tuesday, January 23 Thru. Friday, January 26, 2018 at the:

Francis Marion Hotel
387 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Tel: 1-312-335-5444

You may contact the hotel to make your room reservations effective today. All reservations must be confirmed by Sunday, December, 24, 2017. Please reference NWA 2018 Winter Quarterly Board Meeting Meeting to get the negotiated room rate, which is the prevailing Federal Per Diem rate currently set at $119 per night, single/double occupancy, plus a nightly room taxex.

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 Charleston Internation Airport (CHS) and is serviced by several major airlines within the US. Shuttle and taxi services are available from the airport. The visit CHS'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.