As the new president of IDUG, I want to treat my first president’s letter as an opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Billy and I am honored to be the president of IDUG for the next 12 months.
Even though I've learned a lot during my time with IDUG, there is still plenty that I have not learned or mastered yet. One of these things is packing and preparing for a conference (or any other kind of trip for that matter).
For some reason, there is this huge amount of work...
Last month I shared a few lessons I learned during my time volunteering with IDUG. Although I could fill a book with all the things I've learned as a volunteer, I'll highlight just a few more takeaways that I think could benefit everyone interested in volunteering with IDUG.
The announcement of the new board of directors slate in the IDUG monthly newsletter reminds me that my presidential term is almost over.
It's overwhelming to even try to grasp all the things IDUG brought to my life over the years. I cannot imagine what the past 14 years would have looked like...
What motivates you this time of year?
One of these things that always inspires me is the early spring sun. It brings a new energy after winter, and encourages me get out of the nice warm indoors. The brightness and the breath of fresh spring air inspires me to start something new.