President’s Message

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It is that most wonderful time of year.  Sparkling lights brighten the cold nights.  Children anxiously await the appearance of that jolly fellow in a red suit.  Even the grumpiest person seems a little less grouchy than usual.

This is a period of giving.  As you make plans for next year, I ask that you consider donating your talent to GFOAT.  One way to do that is by joining a committee.  Whether you like reviewing proposed legislation, speaking to college students, or planning future conferences, there is at least one committee for you.  If that isn’t your bag, grab a coworker and attend one of your regional meetings.  What’s that?  Your region doesn’t have regularly scheduled meetings?  Well then, start one yourself!  All it takes is a little desire.  After all, active participation will be the key to a long-lasting organization.

Christmas is also a time to reflect upon the many blessings that we have.  The greatest of these are perhaps the simplest: Faith, Hope, and Love.  With those three things, we share a common bond of friendship, caring, and enjoying the human experience together.  Enjoy the gifts that God has delivered into your life.

Happy Holidays to you all!

Michael Rodgers
GFOAT President
2015-2016

 

 

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