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December 16, 2018



Thursday, February 16, 2006

Our Impact Meeting was a success. Congratulations to the Impact
Meeting Committee Yvonne Harrell - Chairperson, Dawn Darrell and Tina Basden.
Further thanks to the members who assisted them -LoWayne Woolridge,Dorothy Butterfield, Karlene Lightbourne, Terry Staple, and Sherrie Outerbridge which showed how teamwork can make a big job a little easier. Terry Staple was our photographer that night and we hope to share the
pictures from the event... thanks Terry! :-)

It was nice to have our Division President here for the meeting.
Thank you Gerry Brunell for coming all the way to Bermuda for one day to meet our members. I also want to mention the two young ladies,Shante Dill and Glennisha DeShields, who modeled for us. Thanks ladies. Some of the clothes were provided by Head 2 Toe, thanks to proprietors Jennifer Burgess and Tina Basden of Head 2 Toe. Thelma Hart - Founding President and now Education Chairperson gave some insight into our 2006 Administrative Week of Events. The details will be on our website as of March 1st.

Everyone who attended the Impact Meeting will receive $20 off their fee on Administrative Professional Day Educational Conference if paid by April 7th and pay $110 instead of $131 for new membership fee until the end of March.

(1 recertification point was offered)

A detailed report on the Impact Meeting will be presented by Yvonne Harrell - Chairperson at the next General Membership Meeting in April.

Thursday, February 2, 2006

The General Membership Meeting was held at Starr Excess International between 5:30 - 7:00 pm

The speaker was Susan Stirling - Marketing Director, BIBA - topic: 'Report Writing.' (.1 CEU and 1 recertification point)

Susan Stirling gave us lots of information on how to write interesting reports and how to adapt your reports to make them useful for other projects.

Handouts were distributed for future reference.

Sunday, December 18, 2005

Thanks to Sherri Outerbridge and her committee members we had a very transcending afternoon on Sunday, December 18, 2005.
As I looked about the room, I felt friendship, joy, peace, and contentment. The warm smiling faces and beautiful surroundings made attending this event worth every penny and minute.
I am sorry that everyone could not be there to experience what I felt but I look forward to seeing you all at future social events in 2006.
The Social Committee is looking for your suggestions and participation. Please fill in the Questionnaire supplied in the 1st Quarter newsletter and help us to be the best Chapter possible. Again thank you to Sherri and to Terry Staple for producing the flyer and tickets.

Thursday, November 17, 2005

The Education Committee hosted a Forum entitled "Office of the Future." The forum started at 5:30 pm and finished at 6:50 pm. There were 34 people in attendance and everyone was impressed and pleased that they were able to attend.

Sherma Simmons opened the forum with a wonderful welcome. Thelma Hart - Chairperson and Facilitator for this event gave a breif introduction of the panelist.

Debbie Lewis - Administration Manager in our Human Resources Department.

Carlita O'Brien - Human Resource Manager/Director (Designate), Bermuda Government Human Resources
Terri McDowell - Marketing Manager, Business Services of Bermuda Ltd.

Tina Wilson gave us food for thought as she thanked everyone for attending. She then shared information from a book she had purchased "Skill Paths" see website

We will have a follow-up with this topic at the Impact Meeting due to take place in February 2006.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Our first meeting was held for this fiscal year. We had a good attendance and the meeting started promptly at 5:45 pm. The meeting was held at the Bermuda College - South Hall H163.

The AGENDA was as follows:

Introduction of New Executive Officers

Announce the Proposed 'Calendar of Events 2005 -2006' there was passed with one amendment "date for April meeting changed to April 6th.

We had a one hour seminar/workshop on 'Protocol for Formal Meetings - Roberts Rules of Order'
Our speaker was Rev. Maureen Clemendor. She is very knowledgeable about Parliamentary Procedures and gave us an excellent talk followed by role play. Many members had never had formal training in parliamentary procedures and found the session interesting and helpful.

At the end of the session Rev. Clemendor gave us handouts to assist us with using the parliamentary procedures during our meetings and at any other formal meeting they may attend.

Certificates will be awarded to everyone that attended this meeting. (1 CEU for all attendees and 1 recertification point for CAP or CPS holders)

Ms. Yvonne Harrell was our prize winner and the first member to arrive at the meeting will also receive a prize.

Refreshments and networking took place immediately following the meeting which ended at 7:25 pm

We hope that everyone will attend the next meeting scheduled for January 2006 (see Calendar of Events)


2004 -2005 Year Events


The Educational Conference Weekend on February 18 & 19, 2005 was a great success this year. Our attendance was 86 for the full day seminar Friday and 29 for the breakfast meeting on Saturday.

The speaker on Friday, Ms Susan Rooks was unstoppable! Our survey concluded that she was uplifting and energetic. Many participant have said that they would love to attend another of her seminars.

Ms Rooks also told Ms Flood that she was impressed with how professional the Bermuda Chapter handled the entire weekend. She is going to submit an article to the IBN Magazine for professional speakers about her experience
here in Bermuda.

On Saturday, we were captured by one of our own Bermuda grown speakers, Ms. Terri-Lynn Herbert-Trott. She was excellent! Emphasis on our Purpose and Role in our companies and how we can help the company to make money.

Overall a great experience.

September 2004

Inaugural & Appreciation Brunch 2004 and 10th Anniversary Celebrations were held Sunday, September 19, 2004 at the auspicious Grotto Bay Hotel in Hamilton Parish at 2:00 p.m.

Our Speaker was Ms. N. Koshea Scott, B.A. (Hons) M.A., Barrister & Attorney with the Attorney General's Chambers. Her topic was "IAAP" - Innovation Advances Administrative Professionals.

There were approximately 30 persons in attendance.