Each year, the W.A.C.E. Foundation provides a variety of scholarship opportunities for members to attend several education programs.

Current Scholarship Opportunities:

2017 W.A.C.E. Academy
The W.A.C.E. Foundation is pleased to announce that 20 chamber executives and staff professional members will receive scholarships in the amount of $500 each to Academy, which will be held in Sacramento on July 30-August 2.
This year’s scholarship recipients, who were selected from a list of 41 applicants, are:

  • Joy Anderson, Monterey Peninsula (CA) Chamber
  • Willow Anderson, Greater Ukiah (CA) Chamber
  • Candace Carnahan, Grand Junction Area (CO) Chamber
  • Jeny Carpenter, Huntington Beach (CA) Chamber
  • Chelsea Cochran, Lompoc Valley (CA) Chamber & VB
  • Tonya Dretzka, Fairfield-Suisun (CA) Chamber
  • Chris Horton, Santa Clara (CA) Chamber
  • Ashley Huckaby May, Hood River County (OR) Chamber
  • Jeremy Kindlund, Mount Vernon (WA) Chamber
  • Mandy Le, American Canyon (CA) Chamber
  • Brenda Martin, Lemoore (CA) Chamber
  • John Moore, Vallejo (CA) Chamber
  • Rose Murphy, Ripon (CA) Chamber
  • Terri Oneschuck, Santa Maria Valley (CA) Chamber
  • Cathy Potter, Lubbock (TX) Chamber
  • Derrick Seaver, The Silicon Valley Organization (CA)
  • JD Shinn, Dallas Area (OR) Chamber
  • Michele Street, Glendora (CA) Chamber
  • Angela Trambitas, Gresham Area (OR) Chamber
  • Bethany Wiekamp, Greater Riverside (CA) Chambers

2017 Political Action Boot Camp

The W.A.C.E. Foundation Board is pleased to announce that 1 association member will receive a $200 scholarships for the June 23, 2017 Political Action Boot Camp in San Francisco, CA.

This year’s scholarship recipient is:

  • Sarah Maggelet, Templeton (CA) Chamber

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"As a graduate of Academy, I can tell you that there is no program that will benefit you personally, your chamber and your professional career more than enrolling in W.A.C.E. Academy!"

Tom Pierson ACE
Academy Steering Committee Chairman
Tacoma-Pierce County (WA) Chamber
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