that began in August 2003 has produced a comprehensive strategic
plan for AAPG. The complete strategic plan can be viewed on these
of an all-member survey in hand (June 2003 EXPLORER), then-president
Steve Sonnenberg and the Advisory Council, chaired by past president
Dan Smith, convened meetings and held many reviews of the plan with
both members and staff. The plan also was the focus of the annual
Leadership Conference meeting held in February.
steps during the process, each program within AAPG was evaluated
in the context of the current business climate and members' expressed
wants and needs.
Executive Director Rick Fritz wrote in a previous Director's Corner,
"The new strategic plan is the most comprehensive long-range business
plan ever developed by AAPG. It was developed with such broad member
input, it is truly a 'member's plan.'"
Committee is now presenting the final version of the plan to the
membership for your review.
are invited. Please direct your comments to Rick Fritz electronically
or at AAPG, P.O. Box 979, Tulsa, Okla. 74101.