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Gina Mattson, Provisional NAP</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=32"> How many clients do you have with endless to-</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=33"> Technology I Turn businesss cards into busines</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=34"> a system for keeping track of your inventory? </a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=35"> Technology II Helping the digitally disorganize</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=36"> Keep in mind that you are the organizer— not te</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=37"> Membership You too can be an Ambassador! Diane </a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=38"> Meet the Welcoming Team: Our</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=39"> T he Quantum Leap  Program is </a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=40"> ^ NAPO-WDC members host a Quantum Leap class at H</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=41"> Education New education initiative launched! Re</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=42"> NAPO Education: Fall 2012 schedule Introduction </a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=43"> Education NAPO Education: Fall 2012 schedule c</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=44"> Book Review Gina Mattson, Provisional NAPO M</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=45"> CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP FUND Thank You to </a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=46"> Thank you, NAPO Listserv Moderators Tammy Atchis</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=47"> NAPO chapters build strong leaders continued f</a> <a title="NAPO News SeptOct 2012 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/15224062?page=48"> BOARD OF DIRECTORS Angela F. Wallace, CPO  PRES</a>