Word From the Board - January 2020
By: Peter Duncan, President-Elect
I am the “new kid on the block” of this Board. They call me “President-in-Training”. It is often said that turnabout is fair play, so I guess President Beasley is having his day. He served as President-Elect on my SEG Board back in 2003 and now our roles are reversed. I am trying to remember if I treated him well ... I am sure I did … I sure hope I did.
This is my first time sitting on the GSH Board. I was Continuing Ed Chair way back in ~1987 but did not attend Board meetings. In association with running the Challenge Bowl at the Spring Symposium, I have had the chance to see how that committee works and that has given me a flavor of the GSH style (pretty laid back, mostly very collegial). So, for the present, I view my role as an opportunity to listen and soak up as much as I can about the real issues facing the Board and the Society, so that I can be prepared to tackle them come next July when it is my turn to hold the gavel. ... click to read