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News Release

National Association of College Auxiliary Services honors LCSC’s Crea

LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College senior budget director Julie Crea has been named the winner of the National Association of College Auxiliary Services’ West Regional Mentor Award at its recent conference and expo in Orlando, Fla.

Crea has been employed at LCSC for 19 years and also earned her bachelor’s degree at the college. She has held positions in the Education Division, Workforce Training, Information Technology, Administrative Services, Student Union Building, and currently the Budget Office. She has been an officer for both classified staff and professional staff organizations, and has served on or led numerous committees for campus initiatives, projects, hiring, strategic planning, assessment, and fundraising.

Within NACAS, Crea served on the West Regional Board of Directors from 2008-2018 and held various roles such as secretary, technology and communications coordinator, vice president, president, and regional conference chair.  She served the national organization as the communication services committee chair and as a member of the technology task force.

The NACAS’s regional award recognizes a member in each region who has shown initiative in welcoming newcomers, as well as promoting and encouraging involvement of members at both the regional and national levels.

NACAS is a nonprofit higher education association serving auxiliary services, student support services, and ancillary services professionals at four-year and two-year colleges and universities. NACAS provides extensive opportunities for members to share ideas, develop business solutions, enhance programs and revenues, and develop professional relationships.