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5 10, 2015

(First 100 Days) Southwest Chapter Meeting

By |2015-10-05T09:39:40-05:00October 5, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Last Thursday I was able to attend the PLUS Southwest Chapter meeting in Scottsdale Arizona. I knew I wasn't in Minnesota anymore when I heard the pilot say the temperature was 107 degrees when we landed. Of course all the Southwest Chapter members attending the meeting let me know that is was "unseasonably warm". This Chapter shows what is possible when despite being one of the smaller chapters a committed group of industry individuals professionals commit to providing top-notch educational and networking events. The program, the format, and the overall event was wonderful. Almost 60 industry professionals attended the event. I was able [...]

25 09, 2015

(First 100 Days) – Get Involved in your Local Chapters

By |2015-09-25T09:34:08-05:00September 25, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recently I have been preparing to speak at an upcoming PLUS Chapter meeting. In addition, I've been to a number of Chapter meetings over the last few months and am coordinating travel to more in the coming months. And, then yesterday I had two incredibly helpful conversations with long-time PLUS members about the history and evolution of the Chapter system. And, all of this has only further illuminated what I thought was true early on - Chapters are important and valuable! PLUS Chapters provide tremendous networking and educational opportunities for members. This is especially so for those who don't travel to national conferences, as chapters provide [...]

21 09, 2015

(First 100Days) Cyber Liability Conference – Outstanding Event

By |2015-09-21T09:23:33-05:00September 21, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In the past seven weeks I've been to PLUS chapter meetings, golf outings, and PLUS U. I've listened to webinars and been at Women's Leadership Network events. I've participated in Board meetings and Executive Committee meetings. And, I've been able to work behind the scenes on large PLUS events, but until last week I have not been to a large PLUS event. That changed as last week I attended the PLUS Cyber Liability Conference. If you attended, thank you and please complete the survey so that we can continue to make this conference even better. If you were not in attendance, [...]

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