Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


logo 2020 conference

24th PAAM Biennial Convocation
Frequently Asked Questions


  • How do I know what’s going on?
    Instead of a booklet, we will again have a digital convocation booklet available.  You need to download the Yapp App from your app store into your mobile device.  This is our continuing commitment to being as “green” as possible. The link for the app will be emailed to you before the convocation
  • What if I want a hard copy of the booklet?

    There will be limited copies of the booklet available for $5.00. Please mark your registration form that you want one. They will be available for you when you arrive

  • What’s the weather going to be like at the venue?

    The average temperatures in late June at Sonoma State University will be in the mid 70’s to low 80’s and a little muggy. Please bring clothes accordingly. The main Student Union is air conditioned but the dorm rooms are not.
  • What are the accommodations like?

    Each “apartment” has 4 private accessible bedrooms. Two are double occupancy and 2 are single occupancy. Each room has their own bathroom and shower. There is a community shared kitchen, dining area and sitting area. The kitchen has a regular size refrigerator, 4 burner stove, oven and microwave. If you wish to cook or serve, you will need to provide your own cooking and eating utensils. Linens are provided (bedsheets,
    pillows, towels). You will need to provide your own hairdryer and personal items. NOTE: If you wish to reserve the entire apartment for 6, please indicate on the registration form. No promises but we will do what we can.

  • Nearby stores?

    There is a 7 Eleven and a supermarket accessible by vehicles.
  • What else should I bring?

    A. Bible
    B. Writing pad and writing instrument
    C. Bathing suit. Swimming pool in your complex.
    D. Personal items
    E. Personal medication
  • How about for the youth and young adults (ages 13-35)?

    There will be a separate track for them as they conduct their own business and meeting. They will join us for worship and meals.  NOTE:  There is no childcare available for any children under 12 years of age.

  • Who is considered a “commuter”?

    Anyone who is not staying overnight. Meals will be on your own. Lunch is $15.00 and dinner is $20.00 payable at the door.
  • How about internet access?

    WiFi is available in the Student Union building and suites. Passwords will be given out when you check in.
  • How about transportation to Sonoma State University?

    If you are traveling with a contingency from your region, it is suggested that you pool
    your resources and share in the cost of transportation. You can 1) Rent a car. 2) Hire
    Uber. Uberx from either San Francisco or Oakland airports would run about $100 one

    If you are flying into or out of, the Santa Rosa airport, there will be transportation
    available fort FULL TIME registrants only, available Thursday from 3pm – 9pm and on
    Sunday, 10am – noon. You must contact our registrar and give your flight information

  • When is the earliest I can check in?

    Registration begins on Thursday, June 25 @ 3pm. Dinner is served from 5:30pm – 6:30pm. Those arriving after the dinner hour, please let the registrar know as we have made other arrangements for dinner for you until 10:00pm on Thursday.

Any other questions, please write to