Letter from the Executive Director - December 2019
Friday, December 13, 2019
NODA Association December Update
It’s December and registration is now open for the Regional Conferences. Our Regions are working hard to welcome NODA members to their institutions. I hope that you will take the time to review the schedules and find time in your busy schedule to register so that you can network with your NODA peers. Remember if you need financial support to travel, consider applying for the NODA Excellence Fund.
As we close out 2019 and head into a new year, the Association will be transitioning new leaders into their roles. As we move to a new year the Board of Directors will be reviewing and revising the NODA Strategic Priorities at the Spring Board meeting where they will focus on creating priority goals for the Association. As part of this review, the Board will also consider trends in higher education and how they impact our members, institutions and the Association. We will want to hear from our members as we continue the “listening campaign” with the NODA Needs Assessment. Please watch for emails in 2020 as we seek your feedback. There are many discussion points to consider and I look forward to having these discussions.
The end of the year is often a time people will give to a cause. I hope you will consider giving to the NODA Excellence Fund and the Circle of Excellence. Your contribution, no matter the amount, makes a big difference to our members with financial constraints to travel.
I look forward to another great year of educational programming for NODA members and I wish everyone a happy and joyous holiday season!
Until next time….
Joyce Holl, NODA Executive Director