Happy holidays SETX Colleagues,
I cannot believe we’re wrapping up another year and the holiday season is in full swing. It is my wish for each of you to be able to take some time off and enjoy your family and friends this holiday season.
Our 2018 healthcare leadership conference at Texas Woman’s University was one of our best to date. I’d like to express personal appreciation to Don Gibson and volunteer team leaders: Tyra Barge and Cescely Collins. Other key team members who dedicated two full days of their time and talent included Murat Uralkin, Kyle Jenkins, and Jason Baumgarten. Thank you for all that you did to help put together such a great event. I’d like to also recognize and thank TWU’s HA Program Director, Dr. Gerald Goodman, and his entire team for hosting us. It was a great venue and an absolutely beautiful building. We’re hoping TWU will be able to accommodate our healthcare leadership conference in upcoming years.
As many of you are aware, being a member of ACHE plays an important role in professional development and enhances your professional and personal network. Those considering taking the next advancement, I highly recommend and encourage you to make the very important commitment in achieving the very distinguished fellow-ship status. To learn more, visit ACHE.org for more information.
I hope you enjoyed our fourth quarter breakfast session, where we had great attendance on November 8. Harold Griffin, PhD and Alla Adams, PhD, shared their expertise on professional success, leading change and making a difference in the healthcare industry.
Lastly, I thank each and every one of our members for your support and commitment in making this another very successful year. With your help, we will continue to enhance the SouthEastTexasChapter. I wish you all a wonderful and safe holiday that includes lots of quality time with your family and friends.
Be sure to take note of the Save-the-Dates for 2019 events listed in this issue.
Todd Caliva, FACHE