Letter from the President
Summer is over, and everyone is back to the routine, with a new academic year, for many of our members. CIS has had a very busy and productive few months since our annual meeting in April 2018. We are immensely grateful to our members who have continued to work on many of our initiatives despite busy and over-committed schedules. The CIS Leadership met at the end of August for our annual Leadership Retreat, during which time a strategic plan was developed for the next five years (2018-2023). The Council decided to focus on 6 key initiatives – education, innovation, membership, communication, advocacy, and partnership, over the course of the next few years. The leadership also reaffirmed the primary values of the Society, and we created a new visual to summarize our mission statement...