Summer 2016 Communication Report

to NY Collegiate Advisors and Student Members


I. Calendar Information for 2016-2017 Academic Year

Summer NYSSMA Conference, Albany, NY
August 14-16, 2016
Location: Hilton Hotel in Albany, NY
Winter NYSSMA Conference, Rochester, NY
December 1-4, 2016
Location: Rochester Convention Center, Rochester, NY
Biennial Meeting of the Eastern Region of the NAfME
April 5-8, 2017
Location: Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ

II. Updates

State Collegiate Officers are creating a handbook for Collegiate Chapters that will include the Constitution, strategies for membership, fundraising & service ideas, additional suggested activities and more. Once the handbook is complete, we’ll be circulating the handbook to collegiate chapters.
Collegiate Sessions for the 2016 Winter Conference have been selected. Those sessions will be announced in September.
If you have any Chapter news to share, please contact us below so that we can post your news.

III. Requests

For Collegiate Advisors:
Please send the names and e-mail addresses of your collegiate chapter officers to Dr. Koster ([email protected]).
We are asking for this information in order to improve communication between chapters. Thank you.
For Collegiate Chapter Members:


IV. Announcements

Keep us in the loop through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc., especially if you are hosting an on-campus event that other collegiate chapter members can attend.
Share your NYSSMA/NAfME recruitment ideas, chapter activities, and news about your chapter by posting on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. 
Stay in touch, if the State Officers or I can be of any assistance to you or your chapter, by all means, let us know.
Click the e-mail links below:
President: Joseph Franzino, [email protected]
President Elect: Leah Mathie, [email protected]
Secretary/Treasurer: Madison Hanel, [email protected]
Web Editor: Ian Riley, [email protected]
Province I Rep: Julianna Grabowski, [email protected]
Province II Rep: Kiersten Hecht, [email protected]
Province III Rep: Jesse Wilhelm, [email protected]
Advisor: Dr. Koster, [email protected]
Have a wonderful, rewarding Summer!