The 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.

March 18, 2015 will be the last meeting for the Lake Washington East Chapter.  Please join us as we celebrate together.  Please watch our Facebook page for additional details as we transition into a new Local Area Network group by Fall 2015.

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.

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


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Scholarships -
Seven (7) scholarships are available in the amount up to $100 each if you are an IAAP LWE chapter member and  would like to attend the WA-AK Division Summit April 17-18, 2015.  This will help cover the cost of the early bird registration.  Please click here for scholarship application.LWE 2015 Scholarship

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March 18, 2015

"Power Writing"

Presented by Leslie Adkins, CAP-OM

Recertification Topics to be included:  Communications, Document Production

Need a brush up on your writing skills?  Need to produce more effective writing? 

Come and re-learn the basics of business writing. Program will cover the top six most common writing errors, as well as: focusing on your audience, quick punctuation brush up, eliminating bloated writing, frequently confused words, and tips for spelling and proofing your work. 

Email writing is just as important for being a power communicator so we’ll also cover techniques for online writing. Whether you write for your job, for your own business, or your volunteer life, this session will improve your how you communicate in writing

We will have time for brief questions and answers


Leslie Adkins, CAP-OM is Executive Assistant to the VP of Elastic Cloud Computing in AWS at  Amazon. In her “other” life, she is a freelance writer and writing instructor.  She teaches beginning writing and grammar classes at local community colleges and is a regular speaker at several Pacific Northwest writers’ conferences.

Leslie has been a member of IAAP since 2005 and is currently the IAAP Everett Chapter VP and WA-AK Division Summit Committee Chair. 




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
March 18, 2015
5:30 to 8:30 pm


Where: Coast  Hotel

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

Buffet Dinner Menu  

Complete Menu arriving soon


Assorted Teas,
Coffee & Water


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, March 13, 2015 (Noon)

 Cancellation Deadline
Monday, March 16, 2015 (5:00 p.m.)



Please make checks Payable to IAAP-LWE

Cash:  Please have correct change.

PayPal: Available at www.iaap-lwe.org

Click below to be taken to page
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, Nordstroms, Etc.)
for YWCA Family Village

Working Wardrobe - business clothes for the YWCA Family Village Program to assist women and men in their job search process

  • Travel Size Toiletries for Sophia’s Way

IAAP Certification

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