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We're Heading Into Spring!                        
This time of year is always exciting. Spring is right around the corner! And with that always comes the NAPCP Commercial Card & Payment Conference scheduled for April 11 - 14. This year it is in beautiful Tampa, Florida. Warm weather, here we come!

The Higher Education Advisory Team (HEAT) continues to bring to the forefront those issues that are most interesting to our sector via virtual roundtables. We have our next virtual event scheduled in March on the topic of how to handle violations. Bet we can learn a lot from each other! Also in March, Cecilia McClay, CPCP, of Boston College will be hosting a webinar on keeping your data secure. See more information for both events below. 

Due to job changes and retirements, we are looking for a couple people to join our great team! Please see the information below if you are interested.

Once again, we will available at an exhibit table during the U.S. Conference, so please stop on by! We would love to visit with you! 

I look forward to seeing you in Tampa!

Lesley Lackore, CPCP
HEAT Chairperson

HEAT Virtual Roundtable: Compliance Reviews and Violations
How does your organization handle transaction violations? Join your peers in this interactive roundtable discussion on Wednesday, March 30, at 10:00 a.m. CST. When registering, you can choose to participate as a panelist, or be in "listen only" mode. Click here for event information and to register.

Join the Advisory Team
The Higher Education Advisory Team is a lively group that has recently lost long-time members due to retirements and job reassignments.If you are interested in joining the team, please contact heconnor@alaska.edu by Friday, May 4, 2016.
Helen can provide a copy of the team's by-laws and a questionnaire for you to fill out and return to her attention.                

Upcoming Regional Forum-Maryland  
Please join the NAPCP, Fraedom and Frederick County Public Schools
for this one-day education and networking event for Commercial Card and payment professionals to gather together to share program goals, challenges and build one's peer network. Please click here for additional information and to register.

Upcoming Webinar - Boston College 
Join Cecilia McClay, CPCP, as she discusses how to protect your data in a webinar scheduled for Wednesday, March 23, titled Educating Your Cardholders and Suppliers to Protect Your Assets: Your P-Cards. For additional webinar information and to register, please click here.                           

Meet the Higher Education Advisory Team (HEAT):

  • Karen Brookbanks, C.P.M., CPPB, University of Arizona 
  • Helen Connor, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Sheila Gunby, Business Leader/Vice President, MasterCard
  • Alta Herndon, CPCP, University of Northern Colorado
  • Jason Hoo-Fatt, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
  • Lesley Lackore, CPCP, Iowa State University
  • Dave Minier, Executive Director, JPMorgan
  • Demetrice Mitchell, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Janet Vivian, City of Oviedo

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