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    • Nominate Self/Others for ACRES Board DUE 11/17
    • It’s time to nominate yourself or others for ACRES Board member and officer positions for the next fiscal year (April to March). See information under About Us and submit nominations by the due dates

    • Nominate/Apply for an ACRES Award DUE 1/15
    • You can nominate someone or apply yourself for an ACRES award or scholarship to be presented at the upcoming annual conference in March. See information and applications posted under Awards or Scholarships and submit forms by January 15.

    • 2017 ACRES Conference Proposals DUE OCTOBER 1
    • The Request for Proposals and Proposal Submission Form are now available on this web site under the link for Conference for the 2017 ACRES Conference to be held in Asheville, North Carolina on Match 8-11, 2017. Questions about proposal submissions should be directed to Conference Program Co-Chair Pam Mims at mimspj@etsu.edu

    • 2016 ACRES Conference Pre-Registration Open Now DEADLINE FEBRUARY 13
    • Registration for the ACRES Annual Conference 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 9-12 is now open. Information about registration rates, hotel reservations and area attractions and a preliminary schedule are posted on this web site under the link for Conference. Pre-registration is due February 13.

    • Report of 2016-2017 Election Outcomes
    • The deadline for ballot submission has passed and the ballots to elect Board members and officers for the coming year have been tallied. Here are the results:

      Chair-elect: Melinda Ault
      Treasurer: Kevin Miller
      Secretary: Jen Suppo
      Apprentice Historian: Kathleen Magiera

      Dorea Bonneau
      Pamela Mims
      Rob Pennington
      David Stockford

      Congratulations to ACRES new representatives!


2017 Annual Conference News

The ACRES 2017 Annual Conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville on March 8-11 in Asheville, North Carolina. The Request for Proposals and The Proposal Submission Form are available under the link for Conference. Information about hotel reservations, conference registration, and a preliminary program will be posted there as soon as it becomes available in Fall 2016..