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Fellow IPMS Members:

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Hackney to fill the role of 2nd Vice President, IPMS/USA. ;Scott brings years of experience running National Conventions to the position, having chaired three successful Omaha Nationals. Scott is a 40+ year member of IPMS and served in the USAF as a Tactical Coordinator/ Electronic Warfare Officer on RC-135s with over 5,000 flying hours and 450+ operational reconnaissance missions. Please join me in welcoming Scott to the 2VP role.

Phil Peterson
President, IPMS/USA

We are very excited to announce the new IPMS/USA Director of Social Media, Mrs. Eugenie Ray.

Eugenie has developed a unique skill set and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this new position. She spent 18 years leading content and knowledge management initiatives at Cisco Systems, including writing and editing content and managing the design and structure of over one thousand internal websites. She led the team that set design and content policy, but also documented structure and knowledge sharing.

Eugenie is  an administrator of several Facebook groups. She has experience in managing user bases, moderating posts and comments, and all advanced user/post statistics. She is proficient in the creation of YouTube videos, Instagram posts, working within other...


Phil Peterson – President

  • Significant interest and response to 2VP and Secretary call for candidates.  Interview teams established and Zoom calls to start next week

Membership System – Nancy Kennedy-Hackney

  • Table sales count up significantly this week, email blast underway

Office Manager – Marie Van Schoonhoven

  • Membership list sent out to printer for next mailing – 5082 issues, 212 expiration reminders
  • Member/Chapter Affiliation project underway

Website – Eric Aitala

  • Currently working on assembling the web team - we have a number of folks who are interested in helping out in a number of ways. For the moment we are working on setting up roles and strategy going forward. I...

Fellow IPMS/USA Members

This week I accepted the resignation of Len Pilhofer from the Second Vice President position, and Rob Booth from the Secretary role.  Each left for their own (and different) reasons and I will respect their decisions to do so.  We have begun the process of finding and appointing replacement officers to fill these two roles for the remainder of the term and as a member you should see an email inviting you to indicate your interest in being considered.  In the short term, I have asked John Noack to temporarily fill the Secretary position (in addition to his 1VP duties) as we start that search.

The fact that the Board is in some degree of transition may be a subject of speculation, but I want to assure you that IPMS/USA remains solid...