BLUEGRASS SWE FY13 EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
President: Laura Bowlds
Vice President: Emily Camp
Treasurer: Christina Cullins
Secretary: Jenny Berens
Section Representative: Pam Orlando
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REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS
We will have our monthly meetings on the fourth Tuesday of the month during the lunch period so bring
a lunch and join us. Our first regularly scheduled meeting is September 25 from 11:30-1:00 and is held
in Bldg 82, CR 8210 on the Lexmark campus. You do not need a badge to enter this building and go to
this conference room so join us at our monthly meetings and network with a group of great professional
engineers. We welcome your ideas for programs and events.
Our Board will meet once a month and all members are welcome to attend these meetings. Watch
website for board meeting dates and times. Next Board meeting will be Wed., Aug. 15, 11:30 – 1:00, at
Lexmark in the Bldg 32 cafeteria.
REGION G LEADERSHIP SUMMIT – Columbus, OH – Aug. 24 and 25
The executive board would like to invite all members to join us in Columbus, OH for the Region G
Leadership Summit on the evening of Aug. 24 and most of day on the 25. You can find out more on our
website under Upcoming Events (www.bluegrassswe.org). The link on our website will take you to the
Region G Leadership Summit registration. You pay your own registration fee of $21.99. Please email
Bgswe2010@gmail.com if you are interested. Please add “SUMMIT” in subject line. We will pay the
hotel expense if you RSVP by Aug. 14.
Carpooling is available. We will leave from the Lexmark campus after work on Friday and will get back
home late Saturday.
NATIONAL SWE CONFERENCE – Houston, TX – Nov. 8-10
If you plan to attend the National SWE Conference http://we12.swe.org/ and you work at Lexmark, you
may be eligible to have your registration paid by our Corporate Sponsorship. There is much planning left
to do, but if you have a manager who will pay for the travel or if you have decided to go either way,
please email email@example.com and let us know you’re interested in the “registration under the
Corporate Sponsorship” by Aug. 14. We can work together on the details and plan a hotel to stay in by
the end of August.
UK SWE News
The former “Death by Chocolate” event, now called “SWEet Welcome”, will be held on August 29th at
7PM in the Ralph G. Anderson Commons.
Both UK SWE President Laura Martin and UK Vice President Sam Meffert are excited about connecting
with the Bluegrass SWE Section, so make sure to attend if you can! The agenda has not been set in
stone yet, but these are the ideas that are discussed right now:
Introduction of the society, the chapter, and the leadership
20-30 minutes of team building activities
Speaker(s) will be female professors from the UK College of Engineering.
And of course, enjoying some SWEet Treats.
UK SWE Contacts:
President: Laura Martin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice-President: Samuel “Sam” Meffert, email@example.com