May 2024 PRESIDENT'S NEWSLETTER:

Exciting Updates and Opportunities from ASCM New Haven Chapter!


Dear Frank,


Dear Esteemed Members and Friends of ASCM New Haven Chapter,


Warm greetings to each and every one of you! I trust this message finds you in good health and high spirits. As we bid adieu to the current year and eagerly anticipate the enriching journey ahead in the fall, I am thrilled to unveil the vibrant initiatives and exceptional offerings awaiting you as part of our ASCM New Haven family.


First and foremost, please join me in extending a hearty welcome to our newly appointed board for the forthcoming 2024/2025 term. Together, we stand poised to steer our chapter towards new heights of excellence and engagement. Allow me to introduce our esteemed board members:


President: Olivia Atkin Executive Vice President: Beverly Fernandez Guillen Vice President of Student Forums: Yan Jin Vice President of Education: Chaz Allis Treasurer: Jim Timmons Vice President of Programs: Pervez Khalid Vice President of Membership: Kendelle Rock Vice President of Communications: Robert Gilbert Director of Website Development: Ken Romer


Your dedication and participation in the recent voting process have laid the foundation for a dynamic leadership team, committed to serving the needs and aspirations of our esteemed members.


Now, let's talk about the exciting educational opportunities that await you! We're thrilled to announce expert instructor-led certification classes for APICS CPIM, CSCP, and CLTD. Whether you prefer in-person sessions, virtual classrooms, or the flexibility of self-paced learning with personalized tutoring, we've got you covered. Get ready to elevate your professional credentials and expand your knowledge horizon like never before!


But that's not all – brace yourselves for an array of captivating virtual Professional Development Meetings (PDMs) lined up for the fall. From insightful panel discussions on career opportunities to intriguing sessions on operational excellence, our calendar is brimming with intellectually stimulating events designed to enrich your professional journey.


As we gear up for the upcoming PDMs, we invite your input and suggestions for topics that matter to you. Your feedback is invaluable in shaping our programming to ensure it resonates with your interests and aspirations. Please don't hesitate to reach out to me at oatkin.newh@gmail.com with your ideas and suggestions – your voice matters!


Before I sign off, allow me to share some key events from our upcoming calendar:

September 11, 2024 (Wednesday): Virtual PDM - Staying Nimble: Applying Agile & Lean Principles to Supply Chain Management by Kumar Dattatreyan, ICF PCC

October 7, 2024 (Monday): Virtual Conference - New England Supply Chain Conference & Exposition

November 13, 2024 (Wednesday): Virtual PDM - Artificial Intelligence in the Supply Chain by Eliot Madow, CPSM

December 4, 2024 (Wednesday): Virtual PDM - Supply Chain Holiday Trivia: Fun facts on Supply Chain, Planning, & Logistics by Olivia Atkin Moderator, Ken Glasser, and John Janus assisting

In closing, I extend my heartfelt gratitude to each of you for your unwavering support and active participation in our endeavors. As we embark on this journey together, let's seize every opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive as a community.



Wishing you all a rejuvenating summer filled with joy and relaxation. I eagerly anticipate reconnecting with each of you in the vibrant season of fall.


Warmest regards,


Olivia Atkin, CP, CAPM, Green Belt Six Sigma President – ASCM New Haven Chapter

Email: oatkin.newh@gmail.com


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