Although the Executive Director will be on vacation for about 2 weeks starting Monday July 21st, the office will be open at least briefly from noon to 2:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday - hours may actually vary. Also you can still contact him via email, Facebook and Twitter. If you would rather telephone please leave a voice message and the call will be returned as soon as possible. It looks like we may have caught a break and soon we hope to have a secretary to help take care of things in the office.
Facebook & Twitter
We now have set up the following accounts to help improve communication between our members and the Department. You will notice the Facebook and Twitter icons on the upper right corner of our website. By clicking they will take you to the appropriate social media page. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and you will receive up-to-date information that quite frankly you may not see anywhere else, at least not in an as timely manner.
Revalidations went very poorly this year and I really don't understand why. On the due date which was July 10th there were still just under 50% of our posts that had not sent in a correct Department revalidation package. At this time we still have about 8 or 10 posts who have still not revalidated with the Department or have not sent in a complete revalidation package. Just because a post has revalidated with National does not relieve them of the responsibility to revalidate with the Department and still runs the chance of suspension. Those posts should send in their revalidation package within the next 2 weeks or they will be suspended - period.
Remember to use the Department version as it is more restrictive than the National version. If you have any problem with the download (on the Membership/Revalidation page or Forms File Cabinet) or with filling out the forms feel free to contact me via email () or phone (513)900-2152.
2013 - 2014 Membership Guide
You will find a 2013 - 2014 Membership Guide on the "Membership/Revalidation" page.