Thank you to all that were able to join us at our virtual reception at CAA 2021! The reception began with announcements and continued with breakout sessions of small groups, which were a success, and HNA will be arranging similar on-line social events in the upcoming months.
Here is the recording of the announcements, for those who weren’t able to join.
Summary of announcements:
- Outgoing and incoming HNA leadership. We thank Louisa Wood Ruby and Amy Golahny for their years of service, and welcome new President Walter Melion and new Vice-President Ashley West.
- News shared by Past President Paul Crenshaw
- New HNA Podcast series coming soon
- Financial Report
- New IDEA Committee (Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility) is developing new resources for the HNA website, building connections to other organizations, expanding funding for BIPOC scholars and DEI topics particularly with the HNA Fellowship program, building recognition of undergraduate research to recruit for graduate studies
- Success of the Mentorship Program
- JHNA News: We thank outgoing Editor-in-Chief Alison Kettering and Managing Editor Heidi Eyestone, introducing new Managing Editor Jennifer Henel. New Editor-in-Chief Perry Chapman presents.
- HNA Conference Update by Frans Grijzenhout
- HNA Fellowship Announcements by Louisa Wood Ruby. Congratulations to Aaron Hyman, Barbara Kaminska, Adam Sammut, and Lauryn Smith (more details here)