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The Way Forward
By Sari Graven, ASID

I recently returned from [the ASID] 2009 Chapter Leadership Conference in Cincinnati. The purpose of the conference was three-fold: bring together Chapter leadership in order to learn about their individual roles and responsibilities as incoming board members; share what we know about the issues and opportunities affecting the profession; and build a sense of community and culture.


I talked with people from all over the country. Not surprisingly, the economy was first and foremost in our conversations. Unlike any of the previous recessions we have endured, this one has left an indelible mark on each and every one of us. Our members are not only concerned about their business viability, they are also bracing for changes within their families, their communities, and our country.


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GREENGUARD Launches Comprehensive Health-Based Certification Pilot Program
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November 17, 2009

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