The Northeast Massachusetts chapter elected new officers on February 19, 1997, at a metting in Tewkesbury, MA. Elected were: Carol Sackler, chairperson; Ellen Kaplan, assistant chairperson; Evelyn Greene, recording secretary; Charlene Sahakian, corresponding secretary; and Jodi Roos, treasurer.
Meetings will be held on the second Thursday of each month in Action, MA. For information call Carol Sackler at (508) 481-6324, or Evy Greene at (508) 975-7704.
Membership Enrollment at All-time High
New members are joining the established ranks in 1997 at the highest rate of enrollment in the history of the association. With the new benefits and programs that have been introduced by the present Board of Directors, independent decorators, interior designers, retail dealers, installers, workrooms and Industry Partners alike have realized the importance of the association.
WCAA is a catalyst for bringing the industry together for the good of its members. A chance to become a member is offered to industry professionals. Discover the difference membership can make. Call toll-free (888) 298-WCAA (9222).
The Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA) is the only national non-profit trade association dedicated to the retail window coverings industry and to the dealers, decorators and designers who are its members. For more information on becoming a member and member benefits, contact WCAA at (888) 298-WCAA.
Northeast Chapters Tour Workroom
Local chapters from Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania will tour the Mill Supply Drapery Division workroom in Little Ferry, NJ, on May 8, 1997.
As guests of Mill Supply, a WCAA Industry Partner, members will tour the workroom as part of the cooperation of educational opportunities available through the commitment to the success of the local chapter network.
Boston Certification Tests Held
Karla Nielson, administrator of the Certified Window Treatment Consultant program and exam, stated that the scores on the tests given at the Boston Curtain & Drapery Show February 27 to March 1, 1997, were the highest she has seen in a few years -- 80 percent of the class is now Certified Window Treatment Consultants.
Congratulations to all the successful participants: Sam Abbott, Vivienne Adair, Barbara Barron, Colleen Barys, Debbie Beaudreault, Dorothy Boyce, Mary Cocoran-Ohagn, Dorothy Cooper, Barbara Costa, Dawn Marie DeLuca, Dana Dimier, John Dimier, Bill Foshey, Rosemarie Gill, Carolyn Dixon, Ann Hutchins, Cindy Imlach, Louis Keiser, Donna Kellstrom, Suzi Krawczyk, Elliot Laniado, Jean Lupinaci, Deborah Maxner, Patricia Morello, Kathy Orsini, Gina Palmucci, Janet Perry, Judy Pisano, Stephenie Snow, Lauren Spielholz, Mary Beth Stevenson, Diane Wozniak.