Nakama: A Circle of Friends
2009 Nakama Logo Design By: Nicholai Fomin
Nakama’s theme this year identified our conference goal: Informed People: Powerful Decisions, and highlighted the outcomes we hope will inform your personal and professional life as a result of participating in the conference.
We sincerely hope you enjoyed an action packed, fun-filled day!
Even if you were unable to attend, please browse this site for useful and interesting materials.
-Nakama XXI Planning Committee
|Click to view the assessment video with Dr. Pat Fabiano from the morning session with an introduction from Dr. Coughlin.|
|Click to view the assessment spoof video takeoff on the hit show "The Office".|
(Photography by: Nate Marino)
Click here to view another photo gallery from the event.
(Photography by: Jeff Bates)
2009 Nakama Planning Committee: (Left to Right) Nate Marino, Kim Cunningham, Kim Oesterling, Karen Walker, Jim Schuster, Linda Black, Jamie Harrison, Audrey Andersen, Marie Sather
Absent from photo: Maggie Feeney, Kaimi Deardorff, Natalie Washington, Bryce Sasaki, Janis Farmer, Jennifer Morgan, Barb Quick, Leah Keeghan
Our keynote speaker for this year's conference was:
Marilee J. Bresciani, Ph.D.
2009 Nakama Keynote Speaker
Read Marilee's bio...
View Marilee's slide presentation from the keynote speech
Three members of the Division were chosen to emcee the conference. They were:
The Evolution Trio - (L to R) Nathan Matson, David Weiss and Chris Powell
The Evolution Trio, led by David Weiss shared their musical talents with us at the closing reception from 3-4:30 at the VU Plaza. The band combines world beat grooves with flashy Latin guitar and pop vocals.