Directors Desk: IBPA’s New President Position

October 2009
by Terry Nathan

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Terry-Nathan2By now, I expect you have heard the great news that Florrie Binford Kichler has been named to the new position of President of IBPA. In this newly created post, she will build strategic partnerships, expand programs and services for members, and act as the public voice of IBPA. I will continue to run IBPA’s day-to-day operations, and I look forward to working closely with Florrie for years to come.

We both report to the board of directors, and under their guidance we will continue to provide educational and marketing programs, and to act as advocates for the rights of independent publishers.

Our two personalities and styles complement each other perfectly. I am an organizational whiz, and she is an entrepreneur with the ability to connect with people on all levels. Book Business magazine recently selected Florrie as one of the Top 50 Women in Book Publishing, and over the past three years, she has been named to several industry boards. In her new role she will enhance our visibility and expand our network even further.

I’m not quite sure how she does it, but it seems that every time I look up, I s…IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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