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45 th annual WIM family & consumer sciences career CONFERENCE FEBRUARY 12th -14th, 2009 History 1897 - 1st Home Economics student club formed 1908 - American Home Economics Association established 1921 - national student officers were organized 1945 - regional provinces formed: Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan became Province VII ** first meeting held in Chicago History Continued 1963 - Provinces were disbanded by AHEA; although Province VII continued meeting 1973 - Annual “WIM Conference” *1st letter in each state from Province VII 1970 & 1980 - Indiana and Missouri joined 1994 - AHEA officially changed to AAFCS “The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences” hiSTORY cONTINUED 2000 - Kansas joined 2007 - Nebraska and Ohio joined 87 participants attended WIM Conference, Feb ’07 (25 from NWMSU) 99 participants attended WIM Conference, Feb ’08 (34 from NWMSU) objectives To explore professional opportunities in the field of Family and Consumer Sciences, as well as networking and career relationships. To enhance personal development and leadership opportunities. To promote further interest in the development of Family and Consumer Sciences (or the equivalent) within member colleges, campuses, and in the community. To provide an exchange of ideas among students of Family and Consumer Sciences from different institutions of higher education On-Site Tours Fashion - Chicago Historical Museum, “Chic Couture” - The Drake Boutiques - Plein aire - Intimacy of Chicago Foods, Nutrition, Dietetics, Hospitality - Tru - Flatwater - Blu Plate Chicago - Northwestern Memorial – Wellness Institute Human Services - Children’s Advocacy Center - The Lighthouse, Blind Center - Easter Seals Autism school - Rush Univ., Bowman Center - Peace Corps - Cook Co. – Stroger Hospital -VITAS Hospice - The Children’s Room Interior Design and Housing - Green Design Center of Chicago - OWP/P Associates - Harrington College of Design - VOA Associates - Ludwig Home Furnishings Variety - Burberry - National Cattleman’s Beef Association - Hilton Hotel - Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows Group picture Foods Tour Group Palmer House Inside the “CTA el” Green Design Center Peace Corps Become a member of the wim Executive Board Seven (7) student officers (and their faculty advisors) are elected from the participating states: Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Kansas, Ohio, & Nebraska Executive positions provide an excellent opportunity to: Expand leadership skills Networking with other professionals Interaction with other FCS students from other states in the same discipline 2008-09 wim officers President Dixie Vice President Secretary McGary Patty Macy Meredith Thompson Treasurer Social Chair Delegate at Large Publicity Lauren Reveill Bridget Taylor Katie Muntzenberger Alex Long the palmer house Chicago, IL Accommodations Lobby Ballroom Registration For more information, contact: Dixie McGary, President, NWMSU email@example.com Patty Macy, Vice President, Ball State firstname.lastname@example.org Meredith Thompson, Secretary, NWMSU S275001@nwmissouri.edu Lauren Raveill, Treasurer , NWMSU S277374@nwmissouri.edu Alex Long, Publicity, Ashland University email@example.com Bridget Taylor, Social, Ball State firstname.lastname@example.org Katie Mutzenberger, Delegate at Large, EIU email@example.com Interested??? Please check with a WIM officer from your school or your FCS Department faculty members! More information and updated registration forms are available at: http://www.eiu.edu/~wimconf How much will it cost? NOTE: SAVE $money$ -- register early!! Registration $ 60.00 (includes 1 day CTA pass during tour; $70 after 1/23/09) Gas/Parking 10.00 (car pooling to airport) Airline 156.50 Food (8 firstname.lastname@example.org) 44.00 Palmer House 98.00 (total of 2 nights, 4 p/room) Transportation 7.00 (to and from airport) Total Costs only $375.50 + entertainment, optional ** 3 days/2 nights, 1 full day on Study/Career Tour, Professional contacts/networking = PRICELESS!
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