Linda Lane, CAP-OM
Chapter President
he Lake Washington East Chapter is a vibrant, positive group of career-minded administrative professionals dedicated to helping those in our profession improve their career life. We provide many opportunities for growth through education, community building and leadership development. Our high standards for excellence is maintained through communication and commitment.

We meet once a month on the third Wednesday of each month, September through April  (except December). Our dinner meeting features a speaker of topical interest for administrative professionals and a tasty buffet meal.  Our programs for the year are sure to capture your interests.  Be sure to join us this year as we wrap up our regular monthly chapter meetings before embarking on the new journey planned for us by IAAP HQ. 

Join us to begin receiving the many benefits of IAAP!   We will help direct you to the achievement credentials of being a Certified Administrative Professional (CAP).  Please be sure to see the article here for information about our meeting and how to sign up to attend. During December we meet on the second Wednesday.


You may contact us at:
P. O. Box 40236
Bellevue, WA  98015


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November 19, 2014

Transition Skills for Administrative Professionals

Presented by Jean Oplinger, MCC MPBS


Jean Oplinger works as an Executive Coach for businesses and trains to improve the effectiveness and performance of your people and organization.


During our one hour group session she will be working with us on ways for us to develop transitional skills to:


Improve effective communication

Team building now and during transitions

Group Problem solving

Leadership roles 

Resolving conflict techniques



This is an interactive program and our attendees will be able to use this program to enhance their jobs.


Jean will help us to focus on the challenges administrative professionals face now. She will help us develop steps to achieve our professional goals. Work environments are more complex and rapidly changing than ever before and she will help us identify key steps to succeed going forward in our careers.


Jean Oplinger works as an Executive Coach for businesses and trains to improve the effectiveness and performance of your people and organization.

Jean Oplinger, MCC MPBS has over two decades of organizational and leadership development in her work as a Master Certified Coach, Master Personal Brand Strategist and Senior Insights Facilitator. She has worked with such clients as Microsoft, Nike, Nissan, Washington Trust Bank, AbbVie, LinkedIn, Google, Edmonton International Airport, Vancity, Allyis, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Jean Oplinger has worked with Lake Washington East in the past at our Leadership Workshops and was our keynote speaker for two years. She is the principal of Visions in Actions. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Public Relations and is a Certified Integral Coach from ICF approved, New Ventures West.

Interested in Learning More About Membership?
Please click on the links below

Click Here for :  Membership Application

In addition to the cost of the dues (professional, student, merited) there is an additional charge for chapter dues of $15.00 per year ($7.50 for merited/retired).

Contact Jane Jenkins at 
janecjenkins@comcast.net for questions and additional details

Click Here for :  Membership Information        




When:   Wednesday
November 19, 2014
5:30 to 8:00pM


Where: Coast  Hotel

 625 116th Ave. N. E.
Bellevue, MWA 98004 

Buffet Menu  

Tossed Green Salad

Pasta Salad

Oriental Chicken Salad

Sliced fresh Fruit,

Rolls & Butter

Fresh seasonal Vegetables,

Roasted Red Potatoes

Breast of Chicken Dijon

Baked Honey Glazed Ham

Coffee, Tea & Decaf







To make your reservation please RSVP by email to Shelby McClure at shelbyn@ehsintl.com or by phone at (425) 455-2959 (please ask for Shelby.)  If you have allergies or food restrictions, please let Shelby know when you RSVP.



Reservation Deadline 

Friday, November 14, 2014 (Noon 

 Cancellation Deadline
Monday, November 17, 2014 (5:00 p.m.)


Checks:  Please make checks Payable to IAAP-LWE

Cash:  Please have correct change.

PayPal: Available at www.iaap-lwe.org

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Cost includes a minimal transaction fee


Cost $30.00 with RSVP          
$35.00 Non-
(IAAP – Members) Guests & late RSVP

Please no outside food or drink

Late cancellations &
will be billed.


 Shopping Bags (Macy’s, JCPenney’s, Etc.)
for YWCA Family Village

  • Travel Size Toiletries for Sophia’s Way


Certification Online Study Group

The next Certification exam will be held in March 2015. 

If you are interested and would like to participate in an online study group to prepare for the exam, please follow this link for more information
Online Study Group 

Click on this link for Greg Creech's information about his study group and some other suggestions for online study opportunities    18 Month Study Group 

Contact Jane Jenkins at janecjenkins@comcast.net for additional information or questions.  Jane is here to help those working towards their recertification as well.


Information from the workshops and
links to speakers and other training

click here:

Division Meeting 2014