As I am writing this letter, I am looking out a window at people. It is a cool day and people are all bundled up. The holiday season is just around the corner and the IMA year is almost ½ over. I hope you have attended one or more of your chapter meetings. If not, please make a New Year's resolution to attend an upcoming meeting.
We had another great IMA Michigan Council Fall Conference. All 7 speakers were great. I enjoyed seeing both new and returning attendees at the conference. If you have never attended the fall conference, you are missing a great time. Plan to attend next year’s conference which is scheduled for October 23, 2017 at the Kellogg Center. You can be assured that we will have another great conference planned for you.
I want to personally thank all who assisted with the conference. I could not have done it by myself.
In November, we had the global IMA Student Leadership Conference in downtown Detroit. It was a great event and there were students from all over the United States. We would like to thank all who assisted with the student conference and the Detroit Chapter’s hospitality suite as well.
The next Student Leadership Conference on the calendar this program year will be hosted by the IMA Michiana Chapter and IMA Michigan Council and is scheduled for March 17, 2017. Watch the website for more details on this conference.
I am looking forward to the rest of this IMA year and hope that you are too. I hope to see you at the next Michigan Council board meeting!
Charles (Chuck) Phillips, CMA
President of IMA Michigan Council 2016-2017
Please feel free to call or email me.
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