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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SEPT.  17, 2014

“Evernote!” Bring your laptops, tablets and IPads to follow along


Presented by Ann Piraino, CAP


is the easy and powerful way to remember everything, from lifelong memories and vital information to daily reminders and to-do lists.

Everything you store in your Evernote account is automatically synced across all of your devices, making it easy to capture, browse, search and edit your notes everywhere you have Evernote, including smartphones, tablets, computers and on the Web.

This guide will introduce you to the basics of using Evernote, including how to create, organize, sync, search and share notes.

Easier than ever.

Reminders call attention to a note Add reminders to notes to create lists with checkboxes. Notifications and alarms can be set to alert you of deadlines.

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About Ann Piraino, CAP

Ann joined NSA (National Secretaries Association International) in 1975.  She achieved CPS rating in 1978 on 2nd attempt back when they did shorthand and typed the in-basket exercise with carbons!  She served as officer, committee chairs and parliamentary advisor in several chapters and was the WA/AK Division Secretary of the Year in 1980 (NSA). She served as Washington-Alaska Division President-Elect and President. 


She received a BA in Secondary Education/Major in English; MA/Applied Behavioral Science; held Project Management Professional rating and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor rating for several years each.


Ann rejoined Toastmasters in 2013 and achieved new Competent Communicator, Advanced Communicator Bronze, Competent Leader and Advanced Leader Bronze; on path to achieve Distinguished Toastmaster rating by mid-2015..


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New calendar coming soon!

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
September 17  2014
5:30 to 8:30pM


Where: Coast  Hotel

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

Buffet Menu  

“Fiesta Buffet"

Tossed Green Salad
Fresh Fruit Salad

Seasoned Julienned

Spanish Rice

Baked Black Beans

Corn/Flour Tortillas

Crisp Taco Shells

Tortilla Chips


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, September 12, 2014 (Noon 

 Cancellation Deadline
Friday, September 12, 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

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, 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