Newsletter Committee

The Newsletter Committee is responsible for the creation and publication of the “Travel Times,” the GBTA North Central Chapter's newsletter.  The Committee develops the newsletter’s editorial schedule, solicits updates from the other committees and chapter members, writes the articles, proofreads and edits all copy, takes photographs at meetings and events, and publishes the newsletter. 

The cut off dates for Travel Times updates, advertisements and other articles are listed below. Please submit all copy for upcoming issues of Travel Times to Valerie Barnes at [email protected] and Laura McCray at [email protected]    

2019 Newsletter Schedule 

Issue #1 (Jan/Feb) - Copy due January 21, 2019
Issue #2 (Mar/Apr) - Copy due March 25, 2019
Issue #3 (May/Jun) - Copy due May 20, 2019
Issue #4 (Sep/Oct) - Copy due September 23, 2019
Issue #5 (Nov/Dec) - Copy due November 18, 2019

Your cooperation in meeting these deadlines is important as it is critical to ensuring the Newsletter is delivered to our members on time. 

Click HERE to join the Newsletter Committee

Board Liaison

Valerie Barnes
U.S. Bank
[email protected]

Committee Member

Laura McCray
Embassy Suites by Hilton Bloomington
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Jonathan Lee
Hyatt Regency by Mall of America
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Adam Grunz
Residence Inn by Marriott Minneapolis City Center
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Wanda Baumgartner
Fox World Travel, Inc.
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Hazel Vokral
United Airlines
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