Category Archives: President’s Message

President’s Message August 2015

“Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey is one of my favorite songs! I think it conveys a great message and motivates me to not limit myself or doubt my capabilities. I begin my first President’s message with this because I don’t … Continue reading

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President’s Message July 2015

I guess you could say that one of the biggest perks of being the president of GRAVA is that, for two years at least, you get to shape the organization according to what you want and need it to be.  … Continue reading

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President’s Message June 2015

Sometimes I think our profession is a little prone to tunnel vision. We’re often so busy trying to accomplish so much on our own with so little support that our view becomes limited, our horizon becomes small and cramped. When … Continue reading

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Special Presidents Message May 2015

GRAVA’s 2014/2015 membership cycle is quickly drawing to a close, which means that our annual professional development conference is right around the corner! Looking back, I would like to believe (and I hope most GRAVA members would agree with me) … Continue reading

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President’s Message April 2015

Next week, my organization will join many others across the country in celebrating the service of volunteers and recognizing their many contributions. As the week draws nearer and we finalize preparations for our annual dinner and awards ceremony, I have … Continue reading

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President’s Message March 2015

Well, the snow really messed up my recent GRAVA events and I am not very happy about that! Within the last few weeks I have had to miss a workshop, a buddy meeting, and a book club discussion because of … Continue reading

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President’s Message February 2015

Yikes! How did it get to be February already?!? I had so many plans for January. I was supposed to wrap up all of my program stats for 2014 and write my annual report. I was going to do a … Continue reading

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