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Northwest Section
of The Ninety-Nines
The international organization of women pilots.

Annual Meetings

Upcoming meeting

Fall 2021

Our next annual business meeting is to be hosted jointly by the Northwest and Southwest sections of the 99s during September 9-12 at the South Point Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Not attending in person? Please consider donating to help cover our contractual obligation by sending a check to the Northwest Section 99s, c/o Aileen Coverdell, treasurer, 6108 Somerset Ln, Pasco, WA 99301-8882.

Room rates are as follows: Thursday, Sept. 9—$60; Friday, Sept. 10—$110; Saturday, Sept. 11—$110. Members, please look for a recent postcard or the e-mail from February 12 with our group code, and then reserve rooms for the Ninety-Nines 2021 Southwest/Northwest Fall Section Meeting via telephone: (866) 791-7626 (toll free), (702) 797-8901 (toll call) OR e-mail: reservations@southpointcasino.com OR via the web link in the message.

Registration is now open at Southwest Section of the Ninety-Nines. There's lots of information there. Select the “Register Now” button. (On a PC, look at the top right; on smart phones and ipads, it is at the very bottom.)

Ignore “Are you a Club Member?” and answer the next questions and fill in your contact information. Where it asks for organization, you can either insert your chapter name or Northwest 99s.

The next page has checks by everything. Leave the boxes with $0.00 checked, and uncheck all the other boxes unless you are bringing a guest or having a vendor table. The only meals included are Friday hors d’oeuvres, Saturday breakfast, and the Saturday banquet. The Extravaganza, and optional Thursday night activity, is a show on the Las Vegas Strip at Ballys. It is an extra $55 and transportation is not included.

Pay by PayPal, credit card, or send a check. Regular registration after July 31 is $200.

The recommended airport to fly into is Vegas/Henderson (KHND).

Past meetings  

2020

Zoom meeting attendees

On September 12, 2020, 10 a.m. Pacific Time, the annual meeting was held virtually via Zoom. Please log in to the Members Area on this website to review the meeting documents in PDF form (reports, etc.).

2019 Location and Activities

August 22-25, 2019! The Mid-Columbia, Cascade, and Crater Lake Flyers chapters were our hosts at the Red Lion Hanford House.

 2018 Location and Activities

The Eastern Idaho and Idaho chapters hosted the Northwest Section annual business meeting and conference on September 13-15 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Idaho Falls, ID, on the Snake River. Conference activities included a Wings program by Patty Mitchell, seminars on situational awareness, Angel Flight, and "Learn to Fly Fish," and a dinner with Gene Nora Jessen as keynote speaker. A raffle gave participants a chance to win airplane rides, including in a Beechcraft Staggerwing, and a beautiful quilt, among other prizes.

2017 Location and Activities

Oregon Pines and Columbia Cascade chapters hosted "Converge on the Gorge" on September 14-17, at McMenamin's Edgefield Resort, at the mouth of the Columbia River Gorge. Activities included a WINGS seminar on "Flying in the Gorge" and a drive along the scenic Columbia Gorge Highway (constructed 1916), past Multnomah Falls on our way to Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM). At WAAAM Judy Newman, the Director and fellow 99, treated us to a presentation and tour.

2016 Location and Activities

Greater Seattle, Mt. Tahoma, and Western Washington chapters hosted the Fall 2016 "Soar the Sound" meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn, Mukilteo, and Paine Field, Everett, Washington. After the Saturday morning business meeting at the hotel, participants walked over for the Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour, followed by a reception and banquet with a guest speaker. Other tours and seminars provided further entertainment and enlightenment.

2015 Location and Activities

The Intermountain Chapter welcomed us to the great Northwest city of Spokane, Washington. It was "Plane Fun!": arts and entertainment, restaurants, wineries, golf, shopping, and outdoor fun, all within walking distance or via shuttle from the Red Lion Hotel at the Park. Felts Field (KSFF) supported our fly-gal guests with waived tie-down fees, and Western Aviation offered some really nice fuel discounts. Alaska Airlines provided a 5% discount.

Previous meetings

For photos of our fall meetings during 2011-13, please see our Google Album Archive.

Meeting Rotation Schedule

Hosting Chapter(s) Year and Location
Eastern Idaho
Idaho
2003: McCall, ID  
Greater Seattle 2004: Port Angeles, WA  
Intermountain 2005: Spokane, WA  
Mid-Columbia
Central Oregon
Crater Lake Flyers
2006: Ashland, OR  
Devils Tower
Montana
North Dakota
South Dakota
Wyoming
2007: Gillette, WY  
Alaska
Cook Inlet
Mat-Su Valley
Midnight Sun
2008: Anchorage, AK  
Columbia Cascade
Oregon Pines
2009: Vancouver, WA  
Eastern Idaho
Idaho
2010: Boise, ID  
Greater Seattle 2011: Vancouver, BC  
Mid-Columbia
Central Oregon
Crater Lake Flyers
2012: Walla Walla, WA  
Montana 2013: Bozeman, MT  
Alaska
Cook Inlet
Mat-Su Valley
Midnight Sun
2014: Fairbanks, AK  
Intermountain 2015: Spokane, WA  
Greater Seattle
Mount Tahoma
Western Washington
2016: Everett, WA  
Columbia Cascade
Oregon Pines
2017: Troutdale, OR  
Eastern Idaho
Idaho
2018: Idaho Falls, ID  
Mid-Columbia
Cascade
Crater Lake Flyers
2019: Richland, WA  
Montana
Wyoming
Big Sky
2020: Virtual  
Joint meeting with the
Southwest Section
2021: Las Vegas, NV
Alaska
Cook Inlet
Mat-Su Valley
Midnight Sun
2022?  
Intermountain 2023?  
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