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Training & Education

Wellness Planning Forums

October 12 – Bothell
McMenamin's Anderson School
18607 Bothell Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011

October 18 – Chelan
Campbell's Resort
104 W. Woodin Ave.
Chelan, WA 98816
Held in conjunction with Member Expo

It's planning season and time to design your 2018 wellness program! During this workshop you'll:

  • Preview WellCity standards, Wellness Reward criteria, wellness challenges, trainings, new tools & resources, and more for the upcoming year.
  • Review your wellness vision, mission, goals and program data to select activities and create a calendar for 2018.
  • Connect with AWC health promotion staff and your wellness neighbors.


Forums are from 9 am – Noon.


  • Julie McDowell, Health Promotion Supervisor, AWC
    Julie has been serving cities for 36 years. She enjoys helping AWC Trust members find creative approaches to reaching their goals and takes great pride in watching small employers build world-class wellness programs. She began her career at the City of Cheney before joining AWC, where she’s been leading the Trust’s health promotion efforts since 1987. She is a proud Washington native who has called both sides of the state her home. In her spare time she enjoys having pogo stick contests with her 8-year-old grandson.
  • Jon Smith, MS, CWP, Health Promotion Consultant, AWC
    Jon has worked in health education and health promotion since 1987 as a teacher, coach, and program coordinator in K-12 schools and as a part-time college instructor. Since joining AWC in 2007, he’s provided workplace wellness training, consultation, and program support for Trust members across the state. Jon has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in health education, is a Certified Wellness Practitioner through the National Wellness Institute, and holds WELCOA Faculty status with the Wellness Council of America.


Register now for Bothell

Register now for Chelan

Free for Trust members

See AWC’s conference and workshop terms of agreement for information on our refund/cancellation policy.


Forum information
Jon Smith

Registration or cancellation questions and special accommodations
Please contact us at least seven business days prior to the workshop if any disability accommodations are needed. For TDD users, please use the state’s toll-free relay service, (800) 833-6388, and ask the operator to dial the AWC number.