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InMay2012, theIACABoardofDirectorsdetermineditwastimetoshiftfrompaid
oficeadministrationtoa100%volunteradministration. Thisdeterminationwas
drivenbytwofactors.
First, withlimitedfinancialresources, itwasnolongerfeasibletocontinuewithapaid
administrativestaf.Second,theBoardofDirectorsbelievedthatanyavailablefunds
arebeterinvestedinprogramsthatdirectlybenefitIACAmembers.
Thetransitiontothenewbusinesmodelhasbenverygratifying, thanksespecialyto
thededicationofboardmembersPahpone,KathiOuelet,BethHale,PamLujan-Hauer
andMichael“Mac”McNair.
AlsoinMay, weweresadenedbytheuntimelypasingofourfriendandboardmember,
ChristopherCates.ChriswasthecreativeinspirationandsparkbehindtheIACAJournal.Histremendouscontributionto
IACAwilbemised.
Beginningwiththisisue, theIACAJournalwilbeunderthecreativewingofagreatgroupofvolunterwriters, artistsand
photographers.
WealsowouldliketowelcomeKentMorow,ShiprockTradingPost, toourIACABoardofDirectors.Hehasgreattalentand
wilprovidesomenewdimensiontotheboard.
Changehapensinmanyways.sometimesitcatchesusbytotalsurprise.Maysawconsiderablechangeinourasociation,and
we’reconfidentthatweareemergingevenstrongerthaneverbefore.
JoeZeler
President, IACA
IACAPRESIDENT'SMESAGE
IACA-EFPRESIDENT'SMESAGE
IACA-EFcontinuestosuporttheeducationalnedsoftheIACAMembershipwith
BusinesWorkshopsandSeminars.
Inadition, wecontinuetoprovideuptodateinformationthatkepsourMembers
informedaboutalaspectsofthecurentNativeArtindustry.
IACA-EFunderstandsandsuportsthenaturalevolutionthatisongoingwithintheIACA
Organization, anevolutionthatispurposefulydesignedtobringevengreaterbenefitto
theentireMembership.
IACA-EFisworkinghardtomakethesummerof2012aproductiveandsucesfulone
forIACA.
ThankyousomuchforyourcontinuedsuportoftheIACA-EF.Yourcontributionsaresovitalineveryway.
Respectfuly,
Pahpone
President,IACA-EF