Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

The W.A.C.E. Foundation Board is pleased to announce that the following 15 chamber chief executives and staff professionals have been selected to receive scholarships in the amount of $540 each to assist with registration for the 2023 W.A.C.E. Conference in Sacramento on February 13–15.

This year’s scholarship recipients are:

• Tracy Chin, Oceanside (CA)

• Kristen Dare, Santee (CA) Chamber;

• Martha Espinoza, Livermore Valley (CA) Chamber;

• Heather Estrada, Murrieta/Wildomar (CA) Chamber;

• Lisa Farquharson, The Dalles Area (OR) Chamber;

• Anne Glasscock, Kaufman (TX) Chamber;

• Sally Harrison, Mesa (AZ) Chamber;

• Angel Knight, Skamania County (WA) Chamber;

• Nicki Marazzani, Monmouth-Independence (OR) Chamber;

• Kris Mattera, Basalt (CO) Chamber;

• Christi Metzner, Pacific Grove (CA) Chamber;

• Paulette Pacioni, Tempe (AZ) Chamber;

• Kristi Salazar, Santa Fe (NM) Chamber;

• John Tolson, Simi Valley (CA) Chamber;

• Nicole Wolf, Kerman (CA) Chamber.

In addition to providing the above scholarships, the Foundation is also a major sponsor of the conference, helping underwrite the costs associated with several speakers.