Oak Creek, WI – The Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) Corporate Board has approved the creation of two new positions. The Director of Strategic Alliances position will develop and manage ACP's partnership agreements, strategic alliances, joint-ventures and collaborative relationships. The current Director of Education, Phil Lambert, President of Continuity Leadership, will now assume this new role. Tara Verble, current president of the Mid-Tennessee chapter, has been appointed the new Director of Education. Ms. Verble is the IT Disaster Recovery Testing Coordinator for HCA Healthcare.
The Director of International Chapter Services position was created to cultivate recent interest in expanding ACP services abroad. Gaston Boisson, the current Director of Information, will assume this new role. Julie Hock-Noble, current Director of Information for the Colorado Rocky Mountain chapter, has been appointed the new Director of Information. Ms. Hock-Noble is the Manager of Contingency Planning and Safety for Time Warner Telecom.
"This is an exciting time as we are undergoing a significant amount of growth and renovation,” shares Paul Striedl, Chairman / CEO of ACP, “It is imperative that the Corporate Board expand to meet the growing needs of the ACP and its members. This will ensure that strategic initiatives for the year receive the focus and skill set they require. The key to our future success is our board of industry leaders committed to the service of our members and the profession.”
Founded in 1983, the ACP is the premier organization for business continuity professionals that provides a powerful networking and learning environment for its members. The organization has become a unifying force in defining and leading the rapidly evolving fields of business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency response. With 37 chapters and over 2,000 members, ACP is the largest networking and information exchange organization in North America for business continuity professionals. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in or responsibility for the varied aspects of continuity planning.
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