It’s official! Chan and Heckman to lead AAJA nationally

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AAJA Seattle officers Sharon Chan and Candace Heckman were elected to national offices yesterday, AAJA officials announced at Friday night’s gala banquet. Chan was elected AAJA National President and Heckman, National Treasurer.

Couldn’t make the Gala Banquet? Check out Sharon’s acceptance speech. Yes we Chan!

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