Leader in Our Midst
to our very own Andrea Hawkins as a new member of the AWC National Board
of Directors! As we know from her work in our chapter, Andrea will be
a real asset to the national board.
Andrea explains "My commitment to do whatever I can do to ensure the viability of AWC is my reason for wanting to serve on the national level. I am a committed professional with a forte for quality customer service, out-of-the box ideas, results-driven passion can-do attitude affirm that I can provide leadership to help an organization achieve its communications and business goals."
As marketing/public information manager for the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department, Andrea manages the public relations for six divisions within a 1,100-employee department. The department's marketing communications activities received the leisure services industry's state promotional award, a first in the department's history.
Andrea has a master of journalism degree from the University of North Texas.
"I am committed personally and professionally to AWC," Andrea adds. "My participation has enabled me to become a leader, something I never thought I could do. My years in a local leadership role have given me confidence to get involved in other areas of the organization."