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.

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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January 21, 2015

Lynanne Lewis, CAP-OM
Lake Washington East Chapter Member presents

Live YOUR own Fulfilling New Year !

Recertification Topics to be included:  Organization and Planning (self-management theory, time management, resource allocation)


Lynanne will outline definitions of life (i.e., Career, Financial, Soulfulness, Wellness) and help the audience in identifying their own needs and resources for replenishment, by creating strategies and specific goals for self-management.    

The program will introduce productivity processes and tools that manage strategies and goals.  This will involve guidelines for productivity processes and practical tools to implement, complementing MS Outlook for managing email, prioritizing tasks, and increasing effectiveness while remaining flexible.  The program will include tips, tricks and shortcuts for productivity increases within the administrative assistant role.


Lynanne is Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  She has been in the Executive Assistant role at the foundation for the past six years.  In addition to providing direct support for the COO, she provides alignment working closely with the COO Team, in the areas of Information Technology, Human Resources, Grantee & Partner Engagement, Global Workplace Resources, Global Security and Strategy & Measurement. 




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
January 21, 2015
5:30 to 8:00pM


Where: Coast  Hotel

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

Buffet Dinner Menu  

Spanish Rice
Baked Black Beans
Tossed Green Salad
 Fresh Fruit Salad
Corn and Flour Tortillas,
 Crisp Taco Shells,
Tortilla Chips and Salsa
Churros for Dessert.

Seasoned Julienned Chicken
Seasoned Julienned Beef

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, January 16, 2015(Noon 

 Cancellation Deadline
Monday, January 19, 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

  • 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.