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Thursday, September 17, 2009

General Membership Meeting Recap!

The Forum had a GREAT general membership call on Wednesday. It was wonderful to speak to all of you who joined us and I wanted to do a quick recap for those of you who were not able to.

We spent some time discussing the upcoming annual meeting including what sessions will be held and the schedule for the day of the business meeting. The Membership and Communications Committee is working to review and develop new materials to hand out at the meeting. We will also have live blogging throughout the meeting to keep those who cannot be in PA up to speed! This is a new adventure for the Forum and we hope it succeeds and is helpful to our members. Another new thing for the event this year is the Policy Committee has been working very diligently on a policy for APHA. The committee will be brining the draft to the meeting to get any feedback members have on improving it before the final submission in winter.

*Business meeting is coming up! We hope to see you all there or have you join us online for the live blogging experience.
*Elections are fast approaching and we are starting nominations soon! (See additional post for more information)
*Bi-weekly e-mails are going to begin being sent to update members on what is currently being posted on our blog
*For minutes from this call which include much more detail please visit our website at

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