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

Annual Meetings

Upcoming meeting

The 2024 Section Meeting will be hosted by the Greater Seattle, Western Washington, and Mount Tahoma 99s in Fall 2024! Watch here for more information to come.

Past meetings  

2023 Location and Activities

The Central Oregon High Desert chapter hosted the Northwest Section annual business meeting and conference September 21-24 in Madras, Oregon (S33). The event started with a Thursday evening meet and greet. On Friday, we enjoyed a talk by Mike Kloch of Specialized Aero on upset prevention and recovery, a lunch, and a tour of Epic Aircraft in Bend, followed by a BBQ dinner and movie night at Erickson Aircraft Collection in Madras. Saturday started with the annual business meeting, then lunch with keynote speaker Cecilia Aragon, and finally the awards banquet. The event finished up with a pancake breakfast at the Madras airport on Sunday.

2022 Location and Activities

After a Friday welcome dinner cruise on Lake Coeur D'Alene or alternative wine tasting and dinner at CdA Cellars in Coeur D'Alene, the annual business meeting and Awards Luncheon was held on September 17, 2022, at Historic Flight Museum, Felts Field, Spokane, Washington (KSFF). After lunch came a Wings presentation by Amy Hoover and the closing of the Silent Auction. Local 99s provided transportation. The event ended with an optional dinner at Twiggs across from the Oxford Suites; the other hotel was the Hampton Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites Coeur d' Alene. See the Coeur D'Alene pamphlet for ideas on what to do when you are next in the area!

2021 Location and Activities

The annual business meeting was hosted jointly by the Mid-Columbia Chapter of the Northwest Section and the Southwest Section of the 99s during September 9-12 at the South Point Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada. The recommended airport was Vegas/Henderson (KHND).

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
Intermountain 2022: Coeur D'Alene/Spokane  
Central OR High Desert 2023: Madras, OR  
Greater Seattle, Western Washington, Mt. Tahoma 2024 International 99s meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 3-7
Montana, Big Sky, Wyoming, Alaska chapters 2025  
Intermountain, Idaho, Eastern Idaho 2026  
Greater Seattle, Western Washington, Mt. Tahoma 2027  
Mid-Columbia, Central Oregon High Desert, Crater Lake Flyers 2028  
Oregon Pines and Columbia Cascade 2029: Albany, OR  
Montana, Big Sky, Wyoming, Alaska chapters 2030  
Intermountain, Idaho, Eastern Idaho 2031  
Oregon Pines and Columbia Cascade 2032  
Greater Seattle, Western Washington, Mt. Tahoma 2033  
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