b'Candidates Statement2021 PresidentThank you forWith the confidenceAt our recent board meeting, I your trust and faiththat our members haveshared a quote from John Maxwell, to nominate me forin the organization,Leadership is influence, nothing president in 2022. Thatwe, as a board,more, nothing less.titles dont have trust and faith inspiresare energized andmuch value when it comes to leading. me as we move forwardmotivated to continueTrue leadership cannot be awarded, to a reality wherethat push. And asappointed, or assigned, it comes only the recent pandemicyour president, Ifrom influence, and that cannot be continues to affectam embracing themandated. It must be earned.how we operate in ourMarina Tanay opportunity to empowerWAMOA is earning that influence schools and in society. our board members toin our state. It is a privilege to lead our Despite the pandemic, thisexpress their vision and carry thatboard as they do the work to step up organization has continued to pushleadership forward. and positively influence issues that forward. Weve rebranded withWhat can you expect from me thisaffect schools. As a team, we are a new logo, a new publisher, newnext year? My best. I will continuetight and committed to our members communication campaigns, and withto lead to the best of my ability. Iand to our values. Thank you for the a new website. Weve found newwill continue to foster growth in ouropportunity to serve our members ways to interact with each other andorganization and to foster a growthand our board again in this role. It is an to collaborate. mindset in our board.honor and a privilege.Securing your school GOLD PARTNERDoor hardware solutions for primary educationRecognizing the need for lockdownFor more information please contactyour local Allegion office: 425-686-3615Northwest Sales Office19017 120th Ave NE Suite 101Bothell, WA 98011 2020 Allegion |01348822 WAMOA JOURNALTHE PRE-CONFERENCE ISSUESUMMER 2021'