By Sheila Malchiodi, CAI-IL Chapter President


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set your goals for the next year? Are they tim y?ell ? Are they meas nsmallgoals can

w y tot ge r up or h h and happiness. Geez e

a ly

associatedwiti hset year ygoa s? Even nee to ensure tha

als h t they arer mon o ed m emb

being writttet n, we are 25 members sho may have reache that goal. Ge

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ea u fo change i gis oa e that so

nal llives wove woul

throughoghoutut our liiv eav

uld lea e notthin e

a ge he that comes iin o your liifef , wh al se

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Chang is ab ut adapta ibilil ty. Beiing hatt s

o hing tot be de bou adap

s unds like a ne ew ye y ar’s

s greetting card but w a dohat d youo o reallally wa s oc

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o itor d, measurred and evd r visi edwhen necess d accounttable to.

oisi has a set a goal fof r our mem ership to reach 1,500 me ortt of ththat goal, so in

n e s

the volunteers on our committees and you for your contribution to our association

Another area of change is the leadership uide

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etting to this goal is solelely ue d ourmembershi on.

p in CAI Illlil nois.

tto 11 members (per a new national gu deliine) a; and tthe Pr egi

practices, uphold professionalism an fostter c Our leadership at the Directtor level, isi conne

are linked to other gears. When on our Board of u

o Shifting grow to wh

n gears, I’d like to than w ere we

off amazing and emb acmbra e the change o Directors working collaborativ

s er onn ct o va

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e f ou coun akin

w etther itt’s brougro ghtht on by you o anotheher sou c ? g Whatha wiilll the exn xt yeay arr brring you?Of c urse,,

e n tht a it is nev ta u, or

u worro ld

actition Change i abou o

“geared p ave d,

boutt tak ng ac o . Change s abo t inevi ble,ble arere you “geare u urce?

up” to

a urrable? Does he ass ciai tion or compan Off cou e,whe

m mbers by the end of 2018 At8. A the tim h s is publish

nd sharewhat CAI Illl ininois a

ou Of ou se w ale a l wantt prospo perity, w ntt? Hav you ny you’oure

y u

h n set intti gtht ose goaloa s yous, o ’lll o get to sharre th

hat hem. me tha this isi

on of theCAI has to

hed, we verry welll A staff, all off o offferr. Tha k

T an

year to year. What is constant is our strateg c plan Thn. h ene ntire boae o rdr of di     nd

    vely with com ititte s, staf

w are today. Th pa d I look forwr ard to con g that comes wiith it


a k all off thosose who hav y he past 9 y a sears of my u

n s Our currrentt boa d of diire o s this c mingomin yearrwili l rreducuce P sides dent,t Vice Pr siden and Prresident El a d al c mmittteese s ad

d rectors an a l o   o e ano herr. othe

e s turn. As Pres dent of CA omm ees

us pa trts offo the esi

e e celllence a e suppor ed o o tiinued rrow h and success. Lett s g owt an s

y involveme wiith A hav b e n h ng s oshort r a 2019 a

uppo tte o vem nt ss

CAI have een nothin ’s gear up fo up orr a great 01 and co

e orgr an anization liike C I Illlino

momentumand growth of our orga izan zation.We se keek to iinspire ex el enc on evereve y le or k a gea noisis, I’I ve dherre o

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e been for un

ear.r As ears e

a f and even nat oiional perso ne levell.

our o ganiin za

E ect change from to and sduse

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gea workwo k, theyhe f rt natte to eo see us ain th

atiion and helpe ped us us


• Winter 2018 • A Publication of CAI-Illinois Chapter

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