As I write this letter on the first day of Spring, I am enjoying sunshine and daffodils in bloom. We are probably all welcoming the warmer weather to come, except for those folks who didn’t have chances to ski very much during this very mild winter. Maybe next year!
Since our last newsletter, the Council has accomplished a number of things:
Our Council financially sponsored several students from Michigan State University and Eastern Michigan University to attend the Global Student Leadership Conference in Orlando in November. Many of them sent me appreciative Thank you notes to express their thanks to the Council.
We had a very successful Student Leadership Conference on March 18, with about 30 students. Penny Weller gave a wonderful presentation on Leadership and promoted the CMA certification to the students and professionals in attendance.
Our Global Vice President and committee members attended the February Board meeting and reported the latest news to the Council at our March 8th Council meeting. Please contact Penny Weller at any time if you have questions about issues that were discussed.
Several of our Council Board members are also SCMS board members and attended their Board meeting in person or via conference call in February. Dana Collins is the President-Elect of SCMS for next year. Congratulations, Dana!
As we wind up this program year, we are planning for our Council’s participation in the Annual Conference in Las Vegas in June and our planning meeting in July. We will have a hospitality suite, along with the Ohio Council. Please join us if you are attending the Conference. Read more of the President's message in the Spring Newsletter!
Brenda Engel, MBA
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