background image
Northwest University
5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
October 16, 2021


Denny Heck | Lieutenant Governor of Washington

Denny Heck was elected Washington’s 17th Lieutenant Governor in 2020, and brings a lifetime of experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Prior to serving as Lieutenant Governor, he served as the first United State Representative from Washington’s 10th Congressional District, grew several small businesses in Washington State, helped to found TVW, Washington’s public affairs television network, and represented Washington’s 17th legislative district in the State House of Representatives. Lieutenant Governor Heck was born in Vancouver, Washington and graduated from The Evergreen State college in 1973. He has been married for 44 years to Paula Fruci Heck, a retired principal at Jefferson Middle School in Olympia. He and Paula have lived in Olympia for 35 years. They have two sons, Bob and Tray, and are grandparents of Maleah.
Denny Heck is the keynote speaker at EDUMUN


Saturday, October 16

6:30 – 7:00 AM


Butterfield ChapelCheck in time for all delegates (members of delegations still must check in)

7:00 – 8:00 AM

Opening Ceremonies

Butterfield Chapel

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Middle School/Beginner High School Seminar Session 1

8:00 – 9:30 AM

Committee Session 1

9:00 – 9:15 AM

Seminar Break

9:15 – 10:15 AM

Middle School/Beginner High School Seminar Session 2

9:30 – 9:45 AM

Committee Break

9:45 – 11:30 AM

Committee Session 2

10:15 – 10:30 AM

Seminar Break

10:30 – 11:30 AM

Middle School/Beginner High School Seminar Session 3

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM


11:30 – 11:45 AM

Head Delegate Meeting

Butterfield Chapel

12:30 – 2:30 PM

Seminar Capstone

12:30 – 2:30 PM

Committee Session 3

12:30 – 12:45 PM

Advisor Meeting

Butterfield Chapel

2:30 – 3:00 PM

Secretariat and Staff Panel

3:00 – 5:00 PM

Seminar Capstone

3:00 – 5:00 PM

Committee Session 4

5:00 – 5:45 PM

Closing Ceremonies

Butterfield Chapel
* All times are listed in Pacific Standard Time. Hover over an event for more information.

Conference Policies

Refund Policy

No refunds will be given unless the conference does not occur or cancellation arises from medical issues, force majeure, government regulations prohibiting the event from taking place, or other circumstances arising beyond reasonable control. Refunds will be honored upon full cancellation of the event; full cancellation does not include postponement of the event. If the event transitions to a virtual event entirely, fees that exceed the virtual fee may be refunded. Cases will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Technology Policy

During all seminar and committee sessions, the use of cellular devices is prohibited. They are required to be turned off or placed in silent mode unless they are being used to join the virtual committee. Unrelated messaging through conference channels or the distribution of explicit materials will result in the Secretariat being notified immediately and potential removal from committee. Delegates are encouraged to collaborate on draft resolutions using Google Docs; the Secretariat and Staff, however, will not distribute delegates’ personal information to aid in this collaboration.

Privacy Policy

Neither EDUMUN nor its parent organization Model United Nations Northwest collects any data regarding website usage or website users through its website, pacificmun.com, or the API fulfilling its requests during nominal operation. When an error is detected, the Model United Nations Northwest Engineering Team is alerted, but the information is anonymized. To provide the most useful and timely information leading up to the conference, EDUMUN does track basic email analytics using the SendInBlue Statistics. However, this data is never transferred to a third party, and any recipient may unsubscribe from the EDUMUN email list by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each outreach email. Additionally, EDUMUN does not track transactional emails sent to confirm a delegate or delegate’s registration or inform them of their assigned position.EDUMUN reserves the right to modify this policy at any time. Any questions regarding this policy should be directed to the Secretary-General at sg@edumun.com.

Vaccination Policy

All attendees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination (as defined by the CDC) upon arrival at the conference OR have requested an exemption because of a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or their first dose of Johnson and Johnson. Vaccination cards or exemptions will be checked upon arrival to the conference, but no personal medical information will be retained by our team.

Mask Policy

Regardless of vaccination status, per Washington State guidelines, all in-person attendees must wear a mask over their nose and mouth while in the venue (Northwest University). Social distancing will be in place whenever possible.