October 2004 Board Meeting

GPA Board meeting
October 12, 2004

Fran: We are at a critical juncture in our organization. Change is an inevitable part of life. If you refuse to adapt you will become extinct. You can let it happen as it will or you can manage change and determine your own course. GPA has changed. The neighborhood has changed. We have an opportunity to shape our own course or we can go out of business. We can spend a lot of time talking about the past or we can talk about the future. In our conversations this evening I ask that you be respectful and avoid negative body language. Be objective.

Pat Miller: Change can be positive, negative or neutral.

Pat Segel: I talked to fifteen people about being on the board. I didn