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Joseph Annotti

Measuring “Engagement”
in President's Blog

Measuring “Engagement”

One of the characteristics of the fraternal model in which we take great pride is the “engagement” of the individuals that comprise our societies. Our commercial insurance company colleagues have “policyholders.” That’s a rather sterile...

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December 01, 2014
Thanksgiving Choices
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Thanksgiving Choices

Many people consider Thanksgiving to be their favorite holiday: no presents to buy, no outdoor decorations to hang in the frigid weather, no indoor greenery shedding needles that will continue to be vacuumed out of...

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November 21, 2014
An Early Thanksgiving Gift
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An Early Thanksgiving Gift

Last week, I spent an afternoon with the Sons of Norway Board of Directors as part of a two-day orientation session for the organization’s incoming board members. My segment of the program covered two of...

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November 18, 2014
in President's Blog

Spotlight on Member Societies

I’ve spent the last few weeks writing about politics, legislation, and regulation – everyone’s favorite subjects. This week I’d like to turn it over to the members and share a few stories with you about...

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November 10, 2014
Is this Heaven? No, it’s Iowa.
in President's Blog

Is this Heaven? No, it’s Iowa.

State fraternal alliances (SFAs) are a mixed bag. Some provide member societies real value in terms of access to educational programs and meaningful advocacy initiatives. Others…not so much.

The Alliance Board is taking a hard look...

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September 29, 2014
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