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We invite you to join us for the 2019 NASPA Region V/VI Peer Education Spring Conference on March 29 - 30, 2019 at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah! Peer educators and advisors from across the regions will gather to share, learn, and inspire.
The NASPA Regional Peer Education Spring Conference is a great opportunity for your peer education group to:
There are numerous opportunities for student and advisor networking throughout the conference experience, both social and educational. At this regional conference, peer educators gain the opportunity to connect with other peer educators in their own backyard, while advisors gain valuable time to discuss collaborative prospects for education and creating change across campuses. Whether you are able to bring your entire peer education group or just yourself, this experience is an incredible and rewarding opportunity to build and support our collective efforts in prevention and education.
Each year, Region V and Region VI honor the work of outstanding peer educators and advisors at the regional conference by conferring awards. These awards include Outstanding Student, Outstanding Advisor, Outstanding Program, and Outstanding Peer Education Group. The deadline for nominations is March 8, 2019.
Student Advisory Committee
The Health, Safety, and Well-being Initiatives of NASPA Student Advisory Committee (SAC) is a group of students who provide input and direction to the planning of student-focused efforts and events, including spring conference and General Assembly. The SAC is composed of one director, elected annually at General Assembly, and one representative from each of NASPA's seven regions. The regional representatives are selected through an application-based process. We encourage you to review the position description and application, and apply soon! Materials must be emailed to [email protected] by April 15, 2019.
All topics related to health and safety at Institutions of Higher Education are welcomed!
Check out the full conference schedule here.
Registration is based on NASPA institutional or individual membership status. If your peer education group is part of a college or university that is an institutional member, you and your group can register as many advisors/students as you would like at the member rate. If you or your institution are not members, visit the Membership section of the NASPA website to learn about membership types.Register Online
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Friday night keynote and social gathering will be located at Weber State University Downtown
Parking can be found behind building and long streets
247 24th Street, Ogden, UT 84401
Hotel website: https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1551481785071&key=GRP
|$112 - King $112 - Two Queens|
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Ogden
2401 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401
Hotel website: http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/O/OGDUTHX-NAS-20190328/index.jhtml
|$109 - King|
Saturday breakout sessions and keynote will be located at Weber State University, Shepherd Union
Parking is free on Saturdays anywhere on campus
Looking for information on what to do, where to stay, and where to eat in Ogden, UT? Check out the Visit Ogden website to plan your stay!
Marcia received her bachelor’s Degree in Industrial & Management System Engineering and a master’s Degree in Public Administration. She built and sold a successful business and currently is a strategic and process manager for a nationwide healthcare consulting company.
Marcia is in her second term on the Ogden City Council. Marcia's time and focus recently has been centered around committees which impact Ogden, such as participating on the Ogden/Weber Legislative Committee, Utah League of Cities and Towns, Real Women Run and Equality Utah. She recently helped establish a new committee for Ogden, The Natural Resources and Sustainability Committee which she sees as a big step toward creating a community that is both fiscally and environmentally sustainable.
She is zealous about making Ogden an even better place to call home.
A Utah native, Rebecca Chavez-Houck holds a BA in Journalism & Mass Communication and an MPA, both from the University of Utah. She represented Salt Lake City’s District 24 in the Utah House of Representatives from 2008 through 2018, where she focused on policy related to health & human services, as well as voter engagement & access. She currently serves on Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s Multicultural Commission and myriad nonprofit boards including HECHO (Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting and the Outdoors), United Way of Salt Lake, and Envision Utah. Past legislative appointments include former Gov. Huntsman’s Commission to Strengthen Utah’s Democracy and Utah’s Women in the Economy Commission. Rebecca came to the state legislature with a 30-year track record as a media relations and public affairs staffer for a variety of Utah nonprofits, including Centro de la Familia de Utah, Natural History Museum of Utah, and Girl Scouts of Utah. She enjoys teaching nonprofit management as adjunct faculty in the U of U’s MPA program. Rebecca and her husband, Martin Houck, love traveling cross-country in their Class-C RV. They live in Salt Lake’s Avenues neighborhood and have two children.