From the Board Room

January 2010
by Carlene Sippola

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From the Board Room

by Carlene Sippola

I’m excited about this new column in the Independent called Board Member’s Corner. I’m even more excited about sharing this column with a group of dedicated individuals who work hard on behalf of our IBPA members.

This is how it will work. Every three months you will hear from me. I will report on the news from the latest board meeting. The other eight months of the year you will hear from various board members. Their articles will reflect their particular publishing expertise and their perspective on what’s happening in the publishing world.

Our board is here to serve you, and we want to keep the lines of communication open. I hope this column increases those lines of communication and gives you an opportunity to get to know our board members.

Our board held its November meeting in Redondo Beach, CA, near the IBPA headquarters. Although the fog rolled in along the coast and tried to dampen our spirits, it was unsuccessful. There was nothing foggy about the clear thinking and high energy displayed around the boardroom table. We spent 12 dedicated hours brainstorming ideas and strategies, reviewing current programs and member benefits, and…IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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