As 2020 draws to a close, I’m sure that most people are
anxiously awaiting the New Year and an opportunity to say goodbye to what I’m
sure was a very difficult time for everyone.
This year has been full of challenges; politically, professionally, and
personally, and I’m saddened to know the weight of the burden for many. However, I am encouraged that through it all,
there is still a sense of community, compassion, and innovation that will carry
As a Chapter, I am proud of what we accomplished. I want to say a special thank you to Brian
Turner, Programs Chair, for his outstanding commitment to education and
Membership value. Through his leadership,
we far exceeded the 12 face-to-face credit hours allowed per Chapter each year
by participating in CHOICE events through nationals in addition to local panel
discussions. This is unprecedented and
very much an accomplishment at a time when many other Chapters went dormant.
In 2021, we will have several new board members bringing
their thoughts and ideas to the table. Together with our tenured board, we will
look to continue to provide as much value as possible to our members during
this minimal contact time. Look for
upcoming virtual events for qualified, face-to-face, volunteer, and social
networking opportunities and visit both the local and national ACHE websites
for further information.
Roxanne Rosa, FACHE
President-South Texas Chapter of the American College of