PRESIDENT’S REPORT: We’re Stronger Together: Carrying Out the Mission of IBPA

July 2009
by Carlene Sippola

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by Carlene Sippola

We’re Stronger Together: Carrying Out the Mission of IBPA

Many of you know the phrase prominently placed on IBPA’s home page: “Helping each other to achieve and succeed!” As IBPA’s newest president, I want you to know that I firmly believe this is our association’s primary mission. Carrying out that mission takes on many forms and involves many players. Over the next two years as your president, I am committed to doing my part; and I challenge each of you to do yours.

So, who are the key players, and how do they carry out IBPA’s mission?

The Board of Directors

This group of dedicated people has the opportunity and the challenge to ensure the health, financial well-being, and growth of the organization. They serve the members of IBPA in many ways. All board members bring their own unique sets of skills and are encouraged to serve on at least one committee and participate in many hands-on projects. They demonstrate support of IBPA by promoting its programs, generating goodwill for the organization, creating and reviewing strategic plans, setting and adjusting long-term priorities, monitoring the management of financial resources, growing the membership, and suppor…IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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