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Chapter Bylaws Revisions in Progress
(April 2021) Our Mississippi Chapter Bylaws Committee is revising our bylaws to be current with best practices and procedures for ACP chapters. These revisions will be shared with the chapter prior to approval by the Board of Regents, likely later in this calendar year. Our most recent revision was in 2004, and since that time, there has been increased participation by councils of student members, resident/fellow members, and early career physicians. In addition, we want to ensure that there is opportunity for members across the state to increase their engagement and pursue involvement at the Governor's Advisory Council level. You will hear more about the bylaws as the revisions are completed.
New Executive Director
(January 2021) Christi Long, the new Executive Director of the MS Chapter, already has had a significant positive impact on the operations of our chapter, helping us prepare for our upcoming chapter meeting, revise our bylaws, and communicate with the national ACP office. Christi has worked with associations on local, state and national levels, and counts it a privilege to have learned the ropes of association management in the trenches. Christi currently serves as executive director of the Medical Society of Montgomery County; the Alabama Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery; the Alabama & Mississippi Chapters, American College of Physician; and the Alabama Cancer Congress.