November Newsletter

Mon, 27 November 2017 / Published in District VII News

Hello Everyone:
HAPPY TURKEY DAY. Hope you have some time to spend with family and friends on this day.
Time flies when you are having fun. I cannot believe the fall sports are winding down. Just to give you a monthly update.
National news. The AFCA schedule is out. Here is a preview of it.
Below is a tentative schedule as you make your plans to attend AFCA:

Venue: Westin Charlotte
Meeting Room: Providence I Meeting Room

Sunday, January 7

9:00 am – 5:00 pm Exhibits Open
1:00 pm – 1:50 pm Workshop #1
2:00 pm – 2:50 pm Workshop #2
3:00 pm – 3:50 pm Workshop #3

Monday, January 8

9:00 am – 5:00 pm Exhibits Open
1:00 pm – 1:50 pm Workshop #4
2:00 pm – 2:50 pm Workshop #5
3:00 pm – 3:50 pm Workshop #6

Tuesday, January 9

9:00 am – 1:00 pm Exhibits Open

For more information on attending AFCA please go to
Also, here is the information about taking the certification exam in February:
2018 Certification Exam-Raleigh, NC
Thursday, February 15th, 2018

9:00 AM

Cost: $500.00 (payable after documentation has been submitted and approved) (does NOT include price of Certification Manual which is available to order online for $65.00)

Deadline to submit documentation and payment is 5:00 CST, Feb. 2, 2018

Castle Worldwide offices in Raleigh NC.

Castle Worldwide, Inc. | 900 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite G | Morrisville, NC 27560 USA | main 919.572.6880

Hotel Information

Hyatt Place RDU

200 Airgate Drive, Morrisville, NC 27560

Visit for more details.

Other than that not much going on there. Check the website for up to the minute news.
District news. I would like to welcome Andrew Mullins from Lamar University who moved into our wonderful district. Also, welcome Christopher Uhl from the Dallas Cowboys ;Griffin Wind from the University of Colorado; and Victor Montoya from New Mexico State University into the District VII Family. When you see Andrew ,Christopher, Griffin, and Victor please give them a District VII warm welcome. I am still in need of nominees for the Knight-Pickard Equipment Manager of the Year Award. I would like to get the bio's out next month and voting started in January. If anybody has any district news please let me know so I can pass it on to our members. I think that is it for now. Talk to you next month. Take care. Once again have a great Thanksgiving.

Louis Sandoval