Inside the February 2011 Board Meeting

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April 2011
by Carlene Sippola

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FROM THE BOARDROOM

Inside the February 2011 Board Meeting

by Carlene Sippola

CHAIR, IBPA BOARD

As yet another winter storm system swept through the eastern part of the country, the IBPA board met via phone conferencing and spent eight hours over a two-day period carrying out our board business.

The meeting began with reports from Florrie Kichler, president of IBPA, and Terry Nathan, our executive director. Both of them continue to do great work.

Here are just a few highlights of their reports.

Ink and Interaction

One of Florrie’s responsibilities as president is to be the organization’s spokesperson and to increase IBPA’s visibility in the publishing industry. She has done a wonderful job of maintaining and growing IBPA’s position as the authority representing independent publishing, as demonstrated most recently in articles in both the Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly. For both of these, Florrie was interviewed and quoted on how changes in publishing and bookselling are affecting independent publishers.

Florrie also attended a meeting of publishing industry association leaders that in…IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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