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 [email protected].

2020 Newsletter Schedule

Issue #1 (Jan/Feb) - Copy due January 27, 2020
Issue #2 (Mar/Apr) - Copy due March 23, 2020
Issue #3 (May/Jun) - Copy due May 22, 2020
Issue #4 (Sep/Oct) - Copy due September 21, 2020
Issue #5 (Nov/Dec) - Copy due November 23, 2020

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

For more information contact us: [email protected].


Board Liaison

Valerie Barnes
U.S. Bank
612.973.6990

Committee Chair

Laura McCray
Embassy Suites by Hilton Bloomington
952-967-8708

Committee Members

Wanda Baumgartner
Fox World Travel, Inc.
612-965-0719

Jonathan Lee
Hyatt Regency by Mall of America
952-658-5005

Jennifer Vogt
Residence Inn by Marriott Minneapolis City Center
612-638-0168