Events

NMFRW 40th BIENNIAL CONVENTION
80th Year of New Mexico Federation of Republican Women

October 24, 25, and 26, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott, Journal Center
5151 Journal Center NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
Thursday, October 24
3:30-6:00pm – Registration
3:00-4:00pm – Executive Board Meeting
5:00-5:45pm – Region A, B, C Meetings to caucus for Regional Directors
6:00-9:00pm – Presidents Reception – Classes to be announced

Friday, October 25
7:00-10:00am – Registration
8:00-9:00am – Breakfast in Main Hall
9:00am-12:00pm – General Session/Slate of Officers to be announced
12:00-1:00pm – Lunch Presentation by Elaine Miller/History of NMFRW
1:30-2:30pm – Continue General Session
2:30-3:00pm – Break
3:00-5:00pm – Classes offered
6:00-8:30 pm – Dinner Keynote Speaker: Lily Williams followed by Installation of Officers by Rosie Tripp

Saturday, October 26
8:00-9:45am – Breakfast in Main Hall / Speaker Rebecca Dow / What is the real definition of Women’s Health
10:00am-12:00pm – General Session Reconvenes / Presentation of Club Awards, In Memory of lost Republican Women List  (read)
12:00pm – Closing

PURPOSE
The convention shall be to elect officers for a two-year term and conduct any other business which may be considered proper and necessary.

REPRESENTATION
Each club having membership in the Federation and having paid their dues into the Federation’s treasury at least 30 days before the Biennial Convention shall be entitled to representation at the Biennial Convention in accordance with the following:

  1. The President of each club shall be an ex-officio voting delegate and is entitled to an alternate.
  2. In addition, each club shall be entitled to one delegate for the first 10 paid active members and shall have one delegate for each additional 10 active members or fraction thereof consisting of 5 or more active members. Each delegate is entitled to an alternate delegate.
  3. The delegates and alternates shall be selected in such manner as their respective clubs prescribe.
  4. Delegates to the convention shall be uninstructed.
  5. All NMFRW Board of Directors members shall be ex-officio voting delegates and have no alternates.
  6. All past Federation presidents shall be voting delegates and have no alternates.

ROOM RESERVATIONS
$109.21 including tax – Courtyard by Marriott Journal Center

Delegates, alternates and guests are responsible for their own housing reservations.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Courtyard by Marriott Journal Center. Rates are $109.21, tax included per night and need to be booked by October 2, 2019. Call for reservations at 1-877-905-1919 and ask for the New Mexico Federation of Republican Women rate.

REGISTRATION
$135.00 until October 10, 2019 for early registration, after that date cost will be $150 which includes: Thursday evening Presidents Reception with Cash Bar and entertainment, Friday Registration, Breakfast in Main Hall, General Session Opening and Credentialing, Reading of slate of Officers and voting, Scrapbook and Newsletter contest announced, Elaine Miller/80 Year History of NMFRW, Afternoon Classes, Dinner with Lily Williams Keynote Speaker, swearing in of new officers by Rosie Tripp.

GUEST TICKETS
Friday Banquet – $40.00, Saturday Continental Breakfast – $25.00, Luncheon – $25.00.

REGISTRATION FORM and 40th BIENNIAL CONVENTION INFORMATION
Registration policy is if you attend any part of the meeting you must pay the entire amount.

Checks should be made out to NMFRW and mailed to:
Paula McAllister, NMFRW Convention Treasurer
P.O. Box 1753
Tijera, NM 87059

REPORTS
NMFRW Bylaws require a final written report from Officers, Committee Chairs and Club Presidents. In an effort to allow more time for speakers, all oral reports should be condensed to a maximum of 3 minutes. Written reports should cover the entire two-year term.

Committee Chairs and Officers: Your report should be emailed to NMFRW President Rhonda Stockert at rstockert@digii.net, Secretary Caren Lulich at carenandbud@msn.com and Candy Luhrsen, Newsletter Chair at bopeep2@hotmail.com by October 14, 2019. Chairs and Officers will have three minutes to give their summarized reports. The NMFRW Secretary will file all written reports.

Club Presidents: Written reports should be emailed to NMFRW Secretary Caren Lulich at carenandbud@msn.com and your Regional Directors by October 14th and should consist of a summary of all activity from 2018 and 2019.

NEWSLETTER CONTEST
Please submit a sampling of three (3) of the best of your club’s newsletters for judging at the convention. AWARDS will be presented at the General Session Saturday, October 26, 2019.

SCRAPBOOK CONTEST
Please submit your club’s scrapbook for judging at the Convention. AWARDS will be presented at the Saturday General Session.

VENDOR TABLES are available for $50.00 per day. Contact Carol Chupp at chuppcarol@gmail.com.

PRINT THE REGISTRATION FORM and 40th BIENNIAL CONVENTION INFORMATION