It has been a little bit since I have written directly to the membership as a whole (both former and current). Today, I am writing to let you know that I have handed in my resignation as President of the American Kitefliers Association. It has been a wonderful experience and I thank you for your support, your interactions, and the time many of you took to share your wisdom, knowledge and stories with me. For over 5 years I have been helping this organization, initially from behind the scenes, to the past few years at the helm.
However, the time has come for me to focus on some of my personal endeavors and the direction that those are going. I leave the AKA in the capable hands of the Board of Directors. While all of us will be working to make this as smooth of a transition as possible, please be aware that there may be hiccups here and there as others step up and take the reigns. Remember, We Fly Higher Together.
You will still see me around in person, and online being rather engaged in the kite community. Please feel free to continue having discussions about what the kite world/community needs, or any crazy ideas you have for trying something new. That is the focus of my personal endeavors, and I love what is starting to unfold there.
I do hope that we can continue to build our community, and fill the skies while spreading the love and joy of kite flying. Thank you for being there…. thank you for your patience, your trust, your support and your critiques over the years. It has been a wonderful experience that I do not regret.
Link to my TED Talk about The Power of Kite Flying: https://youtu.be/5qADGVBNxfQ
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