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 valerie.barnes@usbank.com and Laura McCray at laura.mccray@hilton.com    

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
612.973.6990
valerie.barnes@usbank.com

Committee Member

Laura McCray
Embassy Suites by Hilton Bloomington
952-967-8708
laura.mccray@hilton.com

Jonathan Lee
Hyatt Regency by Mall of America
952-658-5005
jonathan.lee@hyatt.com

Adam Grunz
Residence Inn by Marriott Minneapolis City Center
612-677-1000
Adam.R.Grunz@marriott.com

Wanda Baumgartner
Fox World Travel, Inc.
612-965-0719
wbaumgartner@gofox.com

Hazel Vokral
United Airlines
651-336-8074
hazel.vokral@united.com