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South Region Represents!

The South Region was well represented at the ACHE Annual Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 27-29, 2014. Out of 278 attendees, 95 were from the South Region. Brian Van Horn (Murray State University), President of ACHE, enlisted many South ACHE members to serve on his conference planning committee:

Conference Co-Chairs: Vicki Berling (Northern Kentucky University) and Patti Spaniola (University of West Florida)
Day Chairs: Amy Johnson (East Tennessee State University), Lisa Graves (Louisiana State University) and Fred Varnado (University of Southern Mississippi)
Proposals Committee: Rick Osborne (East Tennessee State University)
Budget: Tammy McDaniel and Janeen Winters (both from Murray State University)
Assistant to the ACHE President: Lisa O’Neal (Murray State University)
Evaluations: Amy Johnson (ETSU) and Jonell Tobin (Moorehead State University)
First Timers Coordinators: Michelle McMillan (University of West Florida) and Laura Ricke (Western Kentucky University)
Social Media and Marketing: Kelsey Bourne and Natalie Thurmond (both from Murray State University)
Technology: Trevor Miller and Jack Smith (both from Murray State University)

Awards Committee: Mary Bonhomme, Chair (Florida Institute of Technology), Jeffery Alejandro, (East Carolina University), Lisa O’Neal and Brian Van Horn (both from Murray State University)

Annual Conference Award Winners

Many members of the South Region were recognized at the Annual Conference. Be sure to congratulate all the winners listed below:

Leadership Award: Barbara Calhoun, Kennesaw State University
Marlowe Froke Outstanding Publication Award: Carol Kasworm, North Carolina State University
Crystal Marketing Award: Kennesaw State University

Older Adult Model Program Award: Jill Norburn, Rollins College