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Members of the American Marketing Association-Edinburg include Saydahli Mejia (front row, from left), Marcela Flores, Jolene Arellano and Fabiola Cortes. Back row: Alex Silva, Fuad Chagollan and Albert Adame. LESLEY ROBLES/THE RIDER

Name: The American Marketing
Purpose: The AMA-Edinburg strives to teach its members the importance of marketing knowledge and serves as a highway of ideas for like-minded individuals. The collegiate chapter is determined to showcase value, which is engineered by proactive students within the College of Business. The organization provides members with the developmental tools and resources necessary to cultivate success when venturing into the universal realm of marketing. Therefore, its priority is to promote leadership and encourage diversity for the chapters to come.
President: Jolene Arellano
Public Relations Officer: Marcela Flores
Vice President: Oscar Ramos
Event Coordinator: Saydahli Mejia
Secretary: Albert Adame
Historian: Alex Silva
Treasurer: Fabiola Cortes
Graphic Designer: Fuad Chagollan
Adviser: Reto Felix, assistant professor in the College of Business
Activities: The organization uses skill-sets learned in lectures and exercises throughout the year. It hosts the fall Fashion Shows, the Spring Heliks Music Fest and Marketing Week. Its fundraisers help pay expenses for the trip to the National Collegiate Conference in New Orleans in the spring. Members are encouraged to participate in the competitions and workshops.
Meetings: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays in BUSA 116
Membership requirements:Collegiate chapter dues, $30; national chapter dues, $47 (optional but required for those attending the conference in New Orleans).
For more information, call: Jolene Arellano at (512) 785-0145
Website: amautrgvedinburg.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/amautrgv.edinburg


–Compiled by Lesley Robles

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