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MILE HIGH MOVES May, 2020

Mile High Moves

Mission: Our mission for the 2020/2021 year is to continue to focus on the future of our organization.  We will continue to leverage partnerships in our community to increase the visibility of the Mile High Chapter ALA.  In addition, we will increase membership engagement by continuing to provide the necessary tools to meet the educational, networking and professional development needs of our Members which allows them to be at their best as strategic partners in their firms’ success.

I.C.Y.M.I  (in case you missed it) : ALA had its annual meeting virtually on May 6, 2020 in which the gavel was passed from James Cornell, III to Debra L. Elsbury, CLM, making her the Association President for 2020-2021. Here are a few updates from the meeting:

  • Although the 2020 Annual Conference was cancelled, there are plans to hold a virtual meeting on June 25, 2020. Final details are being worked out.
  • Planning is full steam ahead for the 2021 Annual Conference, which will celebrate ALA’s 50th Anniversary at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois.
  • ALA is temporarily removing the 12-credit cap on self-study and passive learning experience CLM credits. This means that anyone recertifying in June or November 2020, and anyone applying for the November 2020 exam, can earn all needed credits via self-study or passive learning experiences. Learn more at https://www.alanet.org/education/certification
  • ALA’s Executive Director Search Committee hopes to finalize candidates by mid- August this year and have the new Executive Director in place by the end of 2020.

 

Education:  Register today for the May 21, 2020 education session “Digital Communication in the 20th Century” presented by Dr. Shannon Andrus. This session will cover how to email effectively, manage information overload, and conquer distraction; something we can always use a few more tips on. This is a Zoom webinar and you have the opportunity to purchase a voucher for all education sessions for the Board Year 2020-2021 (excluding the Firm Management education session and Holiday Party). Register at https://milehighala.com/meetinginfo.php?id=315&ts=1588892084

Chapter Listserv: The Mile High Chapter’s Listserve is a safe place where our members can ask questions, announce job openings and exchange ideas and information in confidence. Someone has likely already solved a problem you are facing, and is happy to share their knowledge. The Mile High Chapter Listserve Rules and International ALA’s Antitrust Guidelines are below:

ListServe Rules

AntiTrust Guidelines

Business Partner Spotlight:    

   I2 Construction                                              

Founded in 1999, i2 Construction is a Denver-based full-service commercial general contractor. They collaborate with clients and strategic partners to build work environments that embody identity and culture. And by focusing on their self-appointed mission to build long-term relationships by providing cutting edge services with loyalty and respect, i2 Construction has grown to become one of the most respected general contractors in the Denver area, with over 90% of their projects coming from satisfied past clients. Learn more at https://www.i2construction.com.

As always, feel free to connect via the methods below: (the links work this time!) and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or comments.

    

 

Have a great week!

 Terri Moore-Natal, SPHR | Firm Manager
2020-2021, President
Mile High Chapter ALA

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