Inside the August 2010 Board Meeting

October 2010
by Carlene Sippola

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The last report you got from me (July) was a recap of the State of the Association address given at our annual meeting in May. As you may recall, I heralded IBPA’s accomplishments from last year and reported on the challenges we faced as a nonprofit organization in the midst of an economic downturn. Now it’s time to look forward.

Five Who Are New
Your IBPA board kicked off the new fiscal year (2010–2011) with a very productive meeting held August 3–4. We began by welcoming five new board members and expressing our gratitude to those leaving. I want to personally thank the following for their tremendous contributions to IBPA and their service on our board: Cevin Bryerman, Kassahun Checole, Robert Goodman, Norman Goldfind, and Maggie Lichtenberg.

One of the strengths of IBPA is our board’s diversity. This year’s new members exemplify it perfectly:

Davida Breier joins us from Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD, where she manages distribution services. Davida previously worked at NBN (as marketing director) and at Biblio (as…IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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