Category: President’s Message

President’s Message – President Shares Insight on MWACA

July 5th, 2018 by

As I write this, it has been one week since the membership of ASA-Midwest unanimously voted to disaffiliate from ASA National. Since then we have gotten text messages, emails, messages on social media, and plenty of phone calls from people all around the country, wishing us well and asking what they can do to help.

President’s Message – ASA Annual Meeting

May 23rd, 2018 by

I returned from the ASA Annual Meeting a week ago, and this is the first chance I have had to write about it. Traveling with me were Tim Davison and Sheri Hamilton. This meeting in recent years has been mostly a board of directors and affiliate business meeting, but this year they brought in four

President’s Message – VISION 2018

March 12th, 2018 by

VISION has come and gone, and thoughts have been swirling around in my head about how many people helped make it a success, what a great turnout we had, the many new people I met and the old friends I was able to see again, and so much more. Keep reading, and maybe you will

President’s Message – New Year Challenge

December 29th, 2017 by

This message is being written December 28, 2017, so I should be spewing platitudes about all of the things the New Year will bring. Whatever it brings, we’ll just have to deal with it if we want to stay in business, so I have a challenge for you. In addition to learning new procedures, buying

President’s Message – Leadership Summit

September 18th, 2017 by

I’ve just returned from the ASA-Midwest Leadership Summit at Old Kinderhook Golf Club and Lodge at the Lake of the Ozarks, and am I pumped! Our first order of business on Friday was finalizing the training schedules, speakers, and a long list of other details for VISION 2018. We do this every year, and every

President’s Message – Reflection of Past Leaders

June 21st, 2017 by

Over the past 2-3 weeks many of you saw obituaries posted for Ed Schaeffer, Roger Hurst, and Megan Crees. Sheri put together a very nice announcement and sent it out so everyone knew some details. While I did not know Megan or her husband Andy, it was sad to read about her passing and some