From the Executive Director – Susan Day

Cover of the Fall 2013 issue of Currents magazine, which was the last published printed issue.      Photo caption:  An Ogeechee tupelo photographed by Carlton Ward Jr. spreads its branches over a shallow sandbar colored orange by tannin-stained water flowing from the Okefenokee Swamp.

Cover of the Fall 2013 issue of Currents magazine, which was the last published printed issue. Photo caption: An Ogeechee tupelo photographed by Carlton Ward Jr. spreads its branches over a shallow sandbar colored orange by tannin-stained water flowing from the Okefenokee Swamp.

While flipping through old NANPA printed publications recently, it hit me that I’ve been contributing to our communications for nearly 25 years, so it seemed timely for NANPA’s 25th birthday year, that I share a bit of NANPA’s communication’s history.  I started writing for NANPA immediately after the 1994 Forum in Ft Myers, Florida and volunteered in some capacity –committee member, committee chair, advisor, editor/proofreader, project manager, etc. since.  I can’t count how many articles I wrote, researched, interviewed for, ghost-wrote, assigned or edited through the years.  In the early years, all communications were printed and mailed to members; and I saved sample copies of almost every issue. 

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