The Chapter has identified core values, which ensure that our strategic direction is in line with the ideals espoused by our profession as well as those that lead our national programs. These include:

  • Excellence: We will continuously strive to offer the highest quality educational programs and events to our members and guests.

  • Integrity: The Chapter will demonstrate and promote honesty, truthfulness, sincerity, trustworthiness and fairness; sticking to self-imposed high standards of ethics, principles and work quality in all Chapter affairs.|

  • Respect: The Chapter will promote and maintain respect, dignity and fairness for all individuals. As our membership becomes more diverse, we must foster an environment of professional respect.

  • Responsibility: The Chapter’s programs will be based on sound financial principles in accordance with our annual budget.

  • Service: Our highest priority is service to our members, by offering educational sessions to meet their professional development needs.

  • Teamwork: We will encourage participation by our members in Chapter leadership roles. Active participation is vital to our Chapter’s relevancy and long-term success.

  • Innovation: The Chapter will encourage new ideas from the officers, board members and chapter members.  As a Chapter we believe in being attentive to new opportunities and valuing creative solutions that will promote education and professional development.