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September 4, 2018

Alliance News September 2018

From the Chair of the Board & Executive DirectorWe’ve had the hottest summer on record and work at the Alliance has also been on fire -- through the strategic planning work. While we thought we’d send out a big thank you to members who contributed to Alliance work in July,...
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July 2, 2018

Alliance News July 2018

From the Chair of the Board & Executive DirectorOn behalf of the entire Council, we’d like to thank Alliance membership, and especially Teams, for their hard work on the strategic plan so far. The 300 responses to the Initiative survey was amazing, and the...
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May 1, 2018

Alliance News May 2018

From the Chair of the Board & Executive DirectorWe look forward to seeing over 100 Alliance member staff at the ELUNA Meeting in Spokane, Washington this week, and thank Eastern Washington University for hosting a reception for Alliance members, as well as being one of the co-...
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March 6, 2018

Alliance News March 2018

From the Chair of the Board & Executive DirectorWe are excited about the Council meeting in early March, and do hope you have signed up for the Strategic Planning Speakers event on March 7 from 3-5 pm. More information: On behalf of the Orbis Cascade Alliance Board and the St...
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February 2, 2018

Alliance News February 2018

From the Chair of the Board & Executive DirectorWe hope you had a happy and healthy start to 2018. The Alliance staff spent some time in January working on internal communication and member communication, the strategic planning process, whethe...
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December 15, 2017

Alliance News December 2017

From the Chair of the Board & Executive DirectorWe wish you the happiest of holidays and the beginning of 2018. The Alliance is ending the year with a great deal of activity.We’d like to welcome two new Council members: Linda Crook, the Interim Library Director for Lane Coun...
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November 3, 2017

Alliance News November 2017

From the Chair of the Board & Executive DirectorWe are looking forward to welcoming Council to our November meeting for the kick-off discussion on the Alliance’s Mission, Vision & Values. Crux Consulting will be facilitating our planning for the next year. In March we’...
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October 6, 2017

Alliance News October 2017

From the Chair of the Board & CouncilOctober greetings everyone,I had the privilege of meeting with the SILS Negotiation Group a couple of weeks ago. I listened hard to this smart group (Craig Milberg (Willamette, Chair), Chelle Batchelor (UW), Natalie Beach (Chemeketa), Faye Chadw...
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September 8, 2017

Alliance News September 2017

From the Chair of the Board & Executive Director Thank you for all the applications for the John F. Helmer Awards! The Awards Committee (Jane Carlin, Puget Sound, Chair; Michael Paulus, SPU; Marilyn Moody, SU) for this Professional Development award met recently and awarded f...
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August 4, 2017

Alliance News August 2017

From the Chair of the BoardWelcome to August All, It’s a pleasure and an honor to serve as the Alliance chair. Thank you Lynn Baird for doing such a good job as chair this past year. And thank you Faye Chadwell, our outgoing past chair, for all the work you’v...
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