My heartiest congratulations to those gentlemen who've chosen to give of their time and energy to the Society, as well as my thanks to any who ran and weren't elected. It takes time and commitment to serve as an officer regardless of position, any who stand for election deserve thanks for it.
This was the highest number of votes in awhile too, so thanks to those who took the time to vote!
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Congrats to all who took the time to vote and the volunteers. And also to those who were seeking an elected position and prevailed. Congratulations and good luck to Joseph Bevans who won his contested reelection bid. Paul R. Miles
Nice post Paul. Thanks for taking an interest in AMPS and stepping up by running for election. I hope you consider further opportunities in helping the Society. I know help is always welcome.
Lame Duck 2nd VP Midwest
I definitely concur with all that Chuck stated. I also want to take an opportunity to say to the AMPS Leadership that it was great working with you all trying to make AMPS a better club. And, it was great getting to know you all on a personal level as well. It made my tenure even better.
Finally, thanks and good luck to Paul Helfrich for stepping up to take on the 2nd VP Midwest position. If I can do anything to help with your transition, don't hesitate to contact me.
Thanks Patrick! It's an honor to succeed you on the E-Board and I'm excited to be part of such a great organization.
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