Washington 2022 FCS Conference

Conference dates: October 23-25, 2022

Location: Vancouver Hilton, 301 W. 6th, Vancouver, WA 98660

Each year the Washington Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (WAFCS) and the Washington Family and Consumer Sciences Educators (WA-FACSE) plan a conference to enhance the professional skills and provide personal enrichment for our members. 

Keynote Speaker – Arvin Mosley, JR

Unleash Your Inner Leader

Where does leadership come from and why is it important? In this training we will discuss how to unleash your inner leader and explore the role leadership plays in successful teams and in entire organizations. We will also explore research from around the world around what team members want and need in a leader.

From self awareness, to accepting our unique communication, learning and leading styles … we will explore ways to unleash the leader that resides inside all of us!

Each participant will leave with a personalized action plan to take the next step on their leadership journey.

Mr. Arvin Mosley is a certified Mental Performance Coach, holding a MS in Coaching. He coaches leaders and teams to maximize their talent and unleash their potential. Arvin specializes in Mindset Coaching and Peak Performance Training and has a proven track record of helping organizations and their teams to improve their ability to respond to adversity, challenge, pressure and success.

Rhea Kimble

Keynote Speakers – Rhea Kimble & Ebele Onyema

How to be a Trusted Adult

Rhea Kimble is the Engagement Manager for One Love in the Pacific Northwest, focused on overseeing educational programs for K-12 public schools, universities and community-based organizations. Rhea has over 10 years of experience working in non-profit assisting with outreach programs and mentoring youth through the performing arts. She studied Broadcast Journalism and Theatre Arts at the University of Miami. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Renton Historical Society and brings her passion for telling stories and building relationships to One Love.

Ebele Onyema, keynote speaker AC 2022

Ebele Onyema is the Director of the New York Tri-State Region at One Love. Her work is focused on building and executing strategies to expand our programmatic footprint, and managing the community education and activation efforts that are the heart and soul of our work. A dynamic and strategic leader, Ebele served as Vice President of Global Strategic Planning at an award-winning public relations firm, leveraging data-driven insights to guide the strategic vision and goals of some of the world’s top brands. In addition to her corporate background, Ebele brings to One Love over a decade of nonprofit leadership experience – designing programs, leading teams, and growing local and global partnerships for a variety of high-impact, social justice-focused organizations. Ebele earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Economics from Georgetown University, and her Master of Social Work from the University of Chicago

Concentrated Training Sessions

From Exhaustion to Resilience:

Keynote Arvin Mosley, JR will provide a specialized 3 hour training.

Where does leadership come from and why is it important? In this training we will discuss how to unleash your inner leader and explore the role leadership plays in successful teams and in entire organizations. We will also explore research from around the world around what team members want and need in a leader.

From self awareness, to accepting our unique communication, learning and leading styles … we will explore ways to unleash the leader that resides inside all of us!

Each participant will leave with a personalized action plan to take the next step on their leadership journey.

  • Date: Sunday, October 23, 2022
  • Location: Washington 2022 FCS Conference
  • Hilton Hotel – Vancouver, WA 
  • Time: 9-12 AM
  • Cost: $175

ServSafe Foodservice Manager Training:

Washington State University Extension’s Margaret Viebrock is offering the ServSafe Manager Certification training for teachers, food service managers, culinary instructors, students and other individuals who have responsibility for teaching, learning or implementing best practices in food safety and food preparation.

Food safety training is a commitment, a mindset and a smart business practice for everyone involved in food preparation or food service operations. Trained people in the food business support safe food handling practice.         

Register by 10/1/2022

  • Date: Sunday, October 23, 2022
  • Location: Washington 2022 FCS Conference
  • Hilton Hotel – Vancouver, WA  
    Time: 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (includes testing)
  • Cost – $140 – includes ServSafe textbook and exam 

Click here for ServSafe Preconference Workshop Details

STEM Cookie Decorating:

Andrea Ancich will lead a hands-on workshop teaching professional decorating techniques.

  • Date: Sunday October 23, 2022
  • Location: Washington 2022 FCS Conference
  • Vancouver Hilton – Vancouver, WA 
  • Time: 2-4 pm
  • Cost: $45

Conference Registration Now Open!

AAFCS/WA-FACSE Members$500
AAFCS/WA-FACSE Members LATE Registration $700
Non-Member $800
Retired Members$200
Retired Non-members$300
Student Members$150
Student Non-members$200

No refunds will be issued after October 1. Cancelled registrations prior to October 1 will be issued a $75 fee. No-shows will be charged the full amount. All requests must be made in writing. Dues are individual, non-transferable, and non-refundable. Meal tickets are non-refundable. Service fees are non-refundable. Any refunds will be issued by check.

Meals Provided With the Conference: Sunday lunch, Monday breakfast/lunch, Tuesday breakfast

Lodging Information

Hotel: Hilton Vancouver Washington

Booking Link: https://group.hilton.com/cpg9tw

Hilton Vancouver ​Reservations: ​+1 360-993-4500
Group ​Name ​is: ​FCS
Group ​Rate ​is:  Single/Double – $134; Triple – $154; Quad – $174 ​+ ​state/local ​taxes

Reservation ​Cutoff ​Date ​is:  ​Friday September 30, 2022​

Please ​note ​there ​are ​a ​limited ​amount ​of ​rooms ​held ​for ​our ​group ​and ​are ​available ​on ​a ​first ​come ​basis. ​Rooms ​booked ​after ​our ​group ​allotment ​has ​been ​reached, ​or ​after ​our ​cutoff ​date ​are ​subject ​to ​availability ​and ​our ​rate ​may ​not ​apply. ​To ​ensure ​availability, ​book ​as ​soon ​as ​possible.

Parking Information

$29 overnight self-parking, $39 overnight valet

Conference Schedule

Tentative Conference Schedule

Conference Presenters

Conference Speakers

Applications are being accepted for speakers for breakout sessions for this years conference. Please fill out our Call for Presentations form.

Conference Vendors & Sponsors

The Vendor Fair will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Vancouver, WA October 24, 2022. Six foot vendor tables are available for $200

Vendor/Exhibitor/Sponsor Prospectus

Sponsor Application

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