Committee updates

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Grants Committee changes timeline, loosens criteria for grant recipients

Chair: Cassie Kohl
Chair-elect: TBD
Immediate Past Chair: Linda Hoegemeyer
Next meeting: TBD in July, 3:30 p.m.  
Location: Video conference
The Grants Committee met June 15 to review the 15 grant proposals submitted and selected eight (four university and four nonprofit) projects to advance to site visits. Site visits, which were previously postponed to July, will be conducted using Zoom and, if possible, could include representative in-person visits. This will be reviewed around July 1 for specific plans. A committee meeting will be scheduled after the site visits to select the finalists to appear on the WIN ballot in August. Due to the change in the grants schedule, voting has been condensed to a 10-day period starting Aug. 1.

Education Committee identifies possible keynote speakers

Chair: Susan Rosenlof
Chair-elect: Meg Lauerman
Immediate Past Chair: Shannon Sands
Next meeting: Aug. 17, 3:30 p.m. 
Location: Video conference 

The Education Committee met May 18 to continue plans for the 2019–2020 Grant Awards Celebration and other program opportunities. We are now working with a speaker to set the date for the celebration and exploring additional program ideas during this time when we cannot gather in person. 

Membership Committee continues membership efforts

Chair: Ann Bruntz
Chair-elect: TBD
Immediate Past Chairs: Kathy LeBaron, Courtney Kreifels
Next meeting: TBD, 3:30 p.m. via Zoom
Location: Video conference 
The Membership Committee met June 2 to discuss ways to encourage members who have not yet renewed for this year to do so. The committee would like to expand its membership by seeking other WIN members interested in connecting with new and renewing members. 

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