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Information on the 96th National Exchange Club Convention

The 96th National Convention of The National Exchange Club will be held Wednesday, July 9, through Saturday, July 12, 2014, in New Orleans, Louisiana. All convention sessions and meal events will take place at The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel unless specificallly noted otherwise. Make plans to join us this summer!
 
 

Hotel Reservations

Reservations should be recieved by June 6, 2014, and will be honored on a space-available basis. Room reservations orders should be made as early as possible, by phone, mail or fax to the hotel, using the information below or the Room Reservation Request Form. Please submit your reservation form to:
 
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel Reservation Department
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 888.627.7033 or 504.525.2500
 

To book a hotel room at The Sheraton New Orleans for the 96th National Convention, please click here www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/EXCHANGE.

 

Convention Roommate List

Are you looking for someone to room with at the 96th National Exchange Club Convention in New Orleans, LA? If so, please fill out the this Roomate List Request and you'll be added to the list of others looking to share a room durning Convention. The Roommate list will be located here once we have members looking for roommates and viewable only when logged into the secure NEC Website.
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

SHUTTLE SERVICE


National Exchange Club's 96th National Convention Official Discounted Airport Shuttle

There are a few simple rules—

·         In order to be able to book travel online they must book at least 24 hours prior to your flight arrival time.

·         The group has been set up to book online so they can change an existing reservation via phone by calling 866-596-2699.

 

OPTIONAL TOURS


Gray Line New Orleans, a local expert in sightseeing since 1924,  is our official tour partner. Gray Line offers 13 different tours and 3 steamboat cruises daily. Book here to receive a 10% discount.

 

CANDIDATES FOR NATIONAL OFFICE

The individuals listed below filed an application with the Executive Vice President, to run for a position on The National Exchange Club Board of Directors or The National Exchange Club Foundation Board of Trustees, by the March 12 deadline date. 

Four Exchangites have filed to run for the office of National President-Elect of The National Exchange Club at our National Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, this July:

  • Russ Finney, of the Exchange Club of West Chester, Ohio
  • Ron Lashmett, of the Exchange Club of South Orange County and the Crossroads Exchange Club of Orange County, California
  • Dan McQueeney, of the Exchange Clubs of Charleston and James Island, and the Evening Exchange Club of Charleston, South Carolina
  • Brenda Robinson, of the Exchange Clubs of Angleton, Sugar Land and The Woodlands, Texas

Elections will be held for Regional Vice Presi­dents in even-numbered regions in New Orleans. The following individuals have announced their candidacy:

  • Region 2Jerry Thompson, the Networking Exchange Club of Salem/Keizer, Oregon
  • Region 4Carolyn Geisert, Exchange Club of Greeley and the Union Colony Exchange Club of Greeley, Colorado
  • Region 6 – For re-election, Phil Howard, the Ex­change Club of Donelson-Hermitage Area, Tennessee
  • Region 10Ted Noe, the Exchange Club of Rome, Georgia; and Barbara Orr, the Exchange Club of Mooresville/Lake Norman, North Carolina
  • Region 12Cindy Harb, of the Exchange Club of Plaistow, New Hampshire

One individual has announced his candidacy to run for the At-Large Trus­tee position on The National Exchange Club Foundation Board. In 2014, delegates at the National Convention will elect one (1) At-Large Trustee for a three-year term. Running for re-election is: 

  • Dennis Koch, Quincy, Illinois

There may be further nomina­tions from the floor for positions on both the NEC and NEC Foundation boards. Candidates run­ning from the floor must conform to the guidelines set forth in Article XIII (Nomination and Election of Officers and Directors), Sections 3 and 4, of the NEC National Bylaws; or, Article V (Board of Trustees), Section 1, paragraph (i), of the NEC Foundation’s Code of Regulations. A candidate desiring to be nominated from the floor must complete the official form obtained from the Convention Registration Desk in New Orleans, and submit his or her completed form to the Executive Vice President prior to 9:00 p.m. on the first day of the convention. All candi­dates must be endorsed in writing by at least three delegates from three different clubs within the per­son’s region, other than the candidate’s own club.  

Should you have any questions, please contact: admin@nationalexchangeclub.org.