, on behalf of an appreciative Board, we want to thank you for your professionalism, deep commitment to the success of our Mission and your consistently upbeat and positive approach to leadership through times of stress and change. As you look back on your time with us, please know that our collective achievements would not have been possible without your contributions and guidance.
Your generosity was always on display as you tirelessly gave of your time and energy. By all measures, we have improved our services to our members immensely on your watch, particularly in the areas of advocacy and professional development. Though most do not see it, it is your behind-the scenes and between the conferences work that we are particularly thankful for.
During your tenure as President-Elect, President, Immediate-Past-President and Regional Vice-
President, we have seen enormous growth in our membership, greater demand for our services and
greater influence throughout the state. You have been integral to the important advances our
association has made. As a leader of this organization, you always displayed grace and yet you were assertive when we needed movement. Our board will continue to reach out as we navigate through important advocacy work in the years to come. We are thankful that you will remain our friend and colleague.
We know that we speak for the entire board when we say, both on a professional and a personal
level, we are grateful for the time we collaborated, brain stormed, laughed and celebrated. You leave this Association Board a better Board, you will be missed.