As I work at home on a cold, blustery winter morning, a deep chill has descended upon the territory of our chapter. The current temperature in our southeastern corner (Wilmington, NC) is 22 degrees Fahrenheit. Here in Pittsburgh, we are “looking forward” to five degrees below zero temperatures on Tuesday… Despite the
Greeting MAC Members! As I prepare to attend the One Health conference in Boston as a representative of the MAC Chapter, I have been reflecting on all the happenings of our organization over the past six months.
For this year’s MAC Annual Business Meeting in Baltimore, we are going Green! The only thing to be distributed in paper format at the meeting will be the agenda and last year’s minutes. All other reports are available for viewing on the MAC Wiki at: http://tinyurl.com/macbusinessmtg2012 Once connected, disregard the
As October approaches, it will soon be time to thank those MAC committee members that have completed their terms of service, and to welcome onboard the new incoming committee members. If you are not currently serving on a MAC committee, I encourage you to apply.
Earlier today, I submitted the 2011-2012 MAC Annual Report to MLA. I would also like to take this opportunity to share the report with the MAC membership. The report is available on the MAC intranet at the following link: http://macmla.org/members/reports/report_to_mla_2011_2012.pdf The intranet is accessible to MAC members only, so if you have
The 2011 Annual Meeting held in Richmond on October 10th – 12th, offered something for everyone, and was both fun and energizing. The opening reception at the State Capitol provided an opportunity to say hi to old and new colleagues and learn some Virginia history in a beautiful setting. The invited speakers
From Diana McDuffee: We had a very successful meeting in Atlantic City Oct.5-8 with beautiful weather and a lovely beach. There were over 200 daily attendees from all three chapters and our new Pittsburgh chapter members. About 85 MAC members attended. The program content was excellent. Thank you to Steven Douglas, Dale
From Dale: I write this as I pack for the annual MLA meeting in Hawaii, a meeting that will be bittersweet at best: in this economic climate there is no doubt that many faces from our region will be missing. It won’t be the same if I can’t run around taking pictures