To all interested MEA’rs –
After five years of coordinating the MEA’s program at the convention of the National Communication Association, I will stepping down from the task at the close of this year’s convention.
The 2013 NCA convention will be held in November (as it always is) in Washington, DC.
The coordinating duties begin at the program planners’ meeting at the 2012 convention. The submission deadline for this past year was at the end of March, with reviews submitted to the coordinator at the end of April, and the program submitted to NCA at the end of May.
We receive an allotment of five panels each year. Some years, as the result of creativity, luck, and/or opportunities created by the association, I was able to stretch this to seven panels.
To fill this program, we typically choose from among 25-30 paper submissions, and 5-8 panel submissions.
If anyone is interested to take on this task for 2013, this is a superb way to get involved with the workings of the MEA, and to show your interest and commitment. It is also only a one-year commitment.
If you would like to volunteer, please contact me offline.