The Gold Coast Chapter is pleased to announce the 2015 Chapters Regional Conference will be held at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Florida! The host hotel is located on the Intercoastal Waterway walking distance from the Atlantic Ocean with sandy beaches!
The conference officially starts August 5, 2015 and will continue until Saturday August 8. We hope you can spend some extra time to enjoy Florida's gorgeous east coast, host to some of the nation's top rated beaches. Water Taxis, Fishing Charters, Golf, Tennis and Shopping! Lots to do and an excuse to spend some extra time in the area.
§ Chapters to report their activities for the previous year and establish goals for the coming year
§ Regional officers to report their activities and plans
§ Society officers to inform the region of Society plans, review chapter activities within the reion and participate in workshops
§ Chapter delegates to submit motions for proper review
§ Chapter delegates to present nominees for Society and regional offices and candidates for honors and awards
§ Conducting chapter workshops that will educate and prepare officers and committee members to fulfill their responsibilities
§ Conducting technical sessions on subjects that will educate as well as increase attendance.
§ Organizing social activities that will increase attendance and promote camaraderie
§ Recognizing and presenting awards to chapter and regional members
Attendance at meetings of the Chapters Regional Conference (CRC) is expected of all Chapter Delegates and Alternates, Director and Regional Chair (DRC), Regional Historian, Regional Refrigeration Chair, Regional Webmaster, Regional Vice Chairs for Membership Promotion, Student Activities, Chapter Technology Transfer, Research Promotion, Regional Member, Alternate and Reserve Alternate to the Nominating Committee, Regional Program and chapter committee chairs of the above mentioned committees. In addition, any Society member residing in the region is encouraged to attend these meetings. The attendance of chapter officers and committee chairs, although not mandatory, is strongly encouraged.