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Letter from the President

Dear NATCAP Chapter Members,

I am excited to be your newest NATCAP President. I know I have big shoes to fill in following Jesse Strauss. I am appreciative of all the work she did this last term and thankful that she will continue on as Immediate Past President.  We have an excellent group of new Board Members and I have included them below.  I encourage you to reach out to them, introduce yourselves and find out more about why they answered the call to serve.

2017-2019 Board Members

President - Erika Noyes, CGMP, CMP

1VP - Necoya Tyson, CGMP

2VP - Ru Paster, CGMP

Secretary - Helene Lippe, CMP, HMCC

Treasurer - Shano Kapadia, CGMP

Director - Cheryl Gordon, CGMP

Director - Ruth Murphy , CMP

Director - Susan Frate, CGMP, CMP

Immediate Past President - Jesse Strauss, CMP

The Board will be meeting this weekend for our Annual Board Retreat to set our goals and agenda for the upcoming year! I look forward to this time getting to know the new members of the Board and sharing our ideas. My next letter to you will outline our plan for the 2017-2018 year. If you have ideas on educational program topics, speakers, networking events, meeting locations, etc., please feel free to send those to me at We will take all ideas into consideration as we move forward with our planning. This is your chapter and we are here to support your education and networking!

Also, I encourage you to consider joining a committee. This is an organization run by volunteers and participating on a committee is a great way to stay engaged, meet other members, and earn those valuable points toward the NEC Scholarship!

As this is my first of many letters to you, I will it brief. I know the next one will be full of new information!

I am truly honored to serve in this capacity and look forward to a successful term. Our first of many events is coming up on August 13th, the return of the NATCAP Summer Outing! If you have not yet registered, please do so at NATCAP Summer Outing. This is a great opportunity to spend a relaxing time with other NATCAP'ers and their families. We look forward to seeing you there!


Erika Noyes, CMP, CGMP



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