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Region 5 serves collegiate conference and events professionals in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward island, Quebec, Rhode Island, Vermont and Maine.


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Drive-In at Brookdale Community College
November 29, 2017   |   11 am - 3 pm
Lincroft, NJ

As Brookdale Community College celebrates our 50 Year Anniversary, we invite you to the beautiful, Lincroft, NJ Campus, conveniently accessible from Exit 109 on the Garden State Parkway. Brookdale is a rustic property, located on a 220 acre former horse-farm and is bordered by the serene Swimming River Reservoir.

Attendees will receive relevant information about emergency management, fire, safety and environmental implications in a collegiate events environment. Following a networking lunch, participants will engage in round table discussions. The Drive-In will conclude after a campus tour.

Be prepared for an informative chat and chew; while we exchange ideas and best practices in the industry of collegiate conferences and events.


11:00am - Welcome and Introductions
11:15am - Presentation: Emergency Management, Fire, Safety and Environmental Implications
12:00pm - Q & A
12:15pm - Lunch
1:00pm - Round Table Discussions: Scheduling Software.  Fee Waivers. 
1:45pm - Break
2:00pm - Campus Tour
2:45pm - Closing Remarks

*Wear Comfortable Shoes

Click here for map and directions to the Donald D. Warner Student Life Center.

Please RSVP by November 22nd to Kelli Sanders, Administrator, Conference and Event Management, Brookdale Community College -, 732-224-2774.  
Email: Name, title, University/College, email address and contact phone number to confirm. Please include any round table topics you would like to see discussed.

This is a free event.

Welcome Our Newest Member
Region 5 would like to welcome our newest member Jen O’Sheal of Seton Hall University.

Region 5 would like to welcome our latest new member: Dave Kemmy of Roger Williams University.

Region 5 has been very connected and working hard to get more volunteers signed up for the various committees and to have a better presence on social media.

Region 5 will be putting together a Google doc to get demographic information from Region 5 members to start a Member Spotlight social media post (weekly or twice a week).

Regarding social media: we will be adding more content so that we are scheduling things to go out once a day. Things to add: US and Canadian holidays, creating a poll to gauge interest in certain potential drive-in locations and what’s happening on campuses in Region 5.

New volunteers that have joined committees are: Kristin Bruno, Drew University on the Social Media Committee and Kathryn Vieillard, Yale University, will be contributing to the newsletter. They will be joining other new volunteers: Stephen Leddy, The College of New Jersey, who will be on the elections, awards and scholarship committee; and John Murphy, WCSU, on the Outreach and Recruitment Committee.

Boston College will be hosting a Drive-In in the fall focusing on annual/statistical reporting for our units – best practices. Stay tuned for information about a Drive-In at Cornell.

Enjoy the beautiful weather.

Welcome Jordan Nyberg
We would like to welcome our newest member of Region 5:  Jordan Nyberg – Program and Events Coordinator from Wesleyan University. 

Upcoming Drive-In at BC
Boston College will be hosting a Drive-In in the fall focusing on annual/statistical reporting for our units – best practices.  Stay tuned for more information.

Region 5 Volunteers
Region 5 is excited to welcome 11 new volunteers who expressed interest in helping our region during the Annual Conference in Orlando. We are still seeking volunteers, please let us know if you are interested in getting involved byclicking here. Thanks to all our volunteers for the time and commitment!

Watch for our next Drive-In
Watch for information on an upcoming Drive-In at Boston College focusing on annual and statistical reporting for institutions.


We Need You! Volunteer Opportunities with Region 5

There are a variety of ways to get involved with Region 5. Each area will work closely with the regional leadership to accomplish a variety of tasks and better serve the membership. Please indicate what areas you would consider assisting with.


Region 5 Leadership

Regional Director Regional Director-Elect Immediate Past Regional Director

Nancy Richardson
Special Events Coordinator
Southern New Hampshire University
(603) 645-9612
McKenzie Suber-Robinson
Assistant Director, University Scheduling
Rowan University
(856) 256-5446
Jason McClellan 
Director, Event Management 
Boston College
(617) 552-1208