Subject: Re: STC
From: "John Posada" <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Sam Beard" <sbeard -at- oico -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 16:38:30 -0400

Or, like me, I live on the New Jersey shore, over two hours from NYC, and
I'm President of the NYMetro chapter. When we have a monthly meeting, I get
home about midnight.

The excuses are just that.

On 4/1/08, Sam Beard <sbeard -at- oico -dot- com> wrote:
> Bill Swallow stated:
> > If you belong to an active chapter, then that's a benefit also.
> Yes, and by the same token if your local chapter is not active, it's
> tough to find the benefits in that regard. My local chapter has seen
> another decline in recent years. I decided not to renew my local chapter
> affiliation this year and instead go with 3 SIGs (plus a few extra).
> This doesn't mean I won't be able to go to local events, but it does
> allow me other options for obtaining value from my membership.
> I reply:
> Or if, like me, your "local chapter" is a minimum 2-hour drive in the
> opposite direction of home. That makes it rather difficult to attend any
> of the functions related to the chapter, unless they happen to occur on
> a Saturday. And Saturdays are rather full with a class (unrelated to
> work) and a family, including a 1 year old daughter and a 10 year old
> son.
> --
> John Posada
> Senior Technical Writer
> NYMetro STC President and Program Chair
> - Said the Zen master to the hot dog vendor "Make me one with everything."

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