On March 31, 2015, I will end a six-year journey at the Institute of Cultural Affairs as the chief executive officer in the United States. While these years have been personally gratifying for me, my plan from the beginning was to enable, sooner rather than later, a successful transition to a new generation of leadership. Now, I believe, is the right time to make the move.
Earlier this month, the ToP Network held its annual conference in Aurora, Colorado. 74 people attended the event, with participants from across the United States, as well as international colleagues from Canada and Russia.
There are many opportunities to engage with the ICA Global Archives in the upcoming year. Starting in January 2015, a team will be EXTRACTING files from basement storage. These BASEMENT MINERS have selected one category to focus on; 'Global Research Assembly' documents will be selected by year and placed in bankers boxes, loaded onto the freight elevator and brought to the 6th floor.
This week, The Institute of Cultural Affairs International, (ICAI)convened its General Assembly for a bi-annual meeting that aims to guide the work of the board and to support the peer-to-peer collaboration among ICAs.