Jan 14

Heart And Soul Of Ethical Values

Posted on January 14, 2022 at 9:30 AM by Karen Lee

Happy New Year! 

Looking ahead to 2022, we have so many wonderful things on the horizon for IIMC! Our upcoming conference in Little Rock, Arkansas is gearing up to be one of the best, and in keeping with our commitment to provide opportunities for professional development our education team is actively working on the development of an exciting education opportunity for Municipal Clerks who have obtained their MMC.  

As I move into my last few months as President, I am thankful for how IIMC has enriched my life. 

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Dec 13

Happy Holidays!

Posted on December 13, 2021 at 3:24 PM by Karen Lee

Alaska has a winter storm warning in effect for the next 48 hours. As I watch the blizzard of snow from my window continue to pile foot after foot of snow on to my lawn, I regret that my flight today from Valdez to Anchorage International Airport was cancelled due to zero visibility at our airport. Rescheduling my connecting flight to Jackson, Mississippi took over three hours of trying online and speaking directly with a Delta airlines agent. Living in a small city in Alaska located 350 miles from a major city certainly has its challenges. 

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Nov 15

2021 Midyear Update: IIMC Board Decisions

Posted on November 15, 2021 at 2:02 PM by Karen Lee

Greetings Everyone,

As I write my President’s message today between bites of my bagel at the noon hour, it occurs to me that I can’t recall the last time I actually left my office and “went to lunch.” The pace of my workday seems to never allow giving up an hour away from my desk. Sound familiar? 

On the flip side, I remember my first job, where I watched the clock in eager anticipation of my first 15-minute morning break, my lunch break, and my 15-minute afternoon break. So, maybe not wanting to flee my office on schedule every day would say I love my work.

Last month, the IIMC Board of Directors met in Riverside, California for the IIMC Midyear Board meeting. The Board was presented with a full agenda and your region representatives tackled a number of items I am excited to share with you.

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