The CTPA Board of Directors has been monitoring the situation with COVID in Connecticut and has become increasingly concerned about the current increase in cases due to the omicron variant. Out of concern for the health and safety of our members and all who would be attending our Annual Meeting, we have decided to hold our Annual Meeting virtually, through the use of an on-line platform. We know this disappoints some people – we are disappointed ourselves. But, as Board Members, we have a responsibility to look at the bigger picture and do what we feel is right. We do have to put first the health and safety of those who would be attending the meeting.
We are committed to holding the Annual Meeting in some format and are in the process now of working out the details. At the moment, we are looking to hold the on-line meeting on January 20th, with people to be given the option of viewing in the meeting then, as it is being recorded, and/or viewing a recorded version at a later time. CEU’s will be made available for those who participate in the meeting in either format. People participating in the meeting on the 20th will have the opportunity to ask questions of the speakers.
Beyond that, we do not have any additional details. We are hard at work making the arrangements and will let people know as soon as we have the details worked out.
We are especially disappointed as this is the 100th year of the association and we wanted to kick off the year right. Nonetheless, the organization has always risen to meet the challenges of the times and we will do so now.
Please stay tuned to the website and emails for future updates. Those who have already registered will have their checks returned and will be given the opportunity to re-register for the on-line meeting once we have set that up.
Pat Flynn, CTPA President
Cathy Dvorsky, CTPA Executive Secretary