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    Thumbs up Welcome Richard Bard as a full-time GPWA staff member!

    I'm very pleased to announce that Richard Bard (universal4) is now officially a full-time member of the GPWA staff.

    Rick has been an extremely valuable and active member of the GPWA and an affiliate for many years. In fact, as you can see in his GPWA member profile (universal4) , he joined the GPWA back in July of 2003, and at the rate he has posted since joining, he will pass the 25,000 post mark before another year is out.

    Rick's always worked hard for affiliates, and has consistently stood up for smaller affiliates, and I've always respected the way he has worked for the good of the affiliate community.

    He has actually been working for us full-time since late May, and was working for us part-time for a few years before then. Rick started as a staff member specifically to help us in processing GPWA membership applications. The volunteer review process just was not able to review new member applications in a timely fashion, and we asked Rick to help out because we knew he would carefully screen new members the same way he had before as a volunteer. Then, earlier this year with GPWA Jim's untimely passing, I discussed with Anthony how to help him through that difficult time. Rick agreed to help Anthony full-time, and I agreed that made sense. At the time we weren't sure if that would just be a temporary or a more permanent arrangement.

    Today I'm announcing Rick is a full-time member of our staff because we count on Rick every day, and because it is about time we share that with everyone here.

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    Congrats Rick. Now you can finally get me that yacht we talked about *wink*
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelCorfman View Post
    I'm very pleased to announce that Richard Bard (universal4) is now officially a full-time member of the GPWA staff.

    Rick has been an extremely valuable and active member of the GPWA and an affiliate for many years. In fact, as you can see in his GPWA member profile (universal4) , he joined the GPWA back in July of 2003, and at the rate he has posted since joining, he will pass the 25,000 post mark before another year is out.

    Rick's always worked hard for affiliates, and has consistently stood up for smaller affiliates, and I've always respected the way he has worked for the good of the affiliate community.

    He has actually been working for us full-time since late May, and was working for us part-time for a few years before then. Rick started as a staff member specifically to help us in processing GPWA membership applications. The volunteer review process just was not able to review new member applications in a timely fashion, and we asked Rick to help out because we knew he would carefully screen new members the same way he had before as a volunteer. Then, earlier this year with GPWA Jim's untimely passing, I discussed with Anthony how to help him through that difficult time. Rick agreed to help Anthony full-time, and I agreed that made sense. At the time we weren't sure if that would just be a temporary or a more permanent arrangement.

    Today I'm announcing Rick is a full-time member of our staff because we count on Rick every day, and because it is about time we share that with everyone here.

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    Efforts always payback! Rick deserves the best!

    Congrats to valued "Rick".

    Cheers!

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    I totally agree with you mate.

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    Congratulations Rick. You deserve it. I'm happy for you.

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    Fantastic Choice well done Rick

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    Well done Rick.

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    Fantastic choice

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    Richly deserved in my eyes. Keep up the good work.
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    Well done Rick

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    Congrats and well done Rick! A perfect and natural fit for the GPWA!
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    Thanks for all the warm wishes both here as well as those I got in private in case I missed following up on any.

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    This is good news.

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    I just joined this forum but welcome anyway Richard. :P

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    Well done Rick. Glad to hear that someone with such good credentials has been given the position.

    Congratulations.

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    Not sure why but I always thought you were a staff member! Congrats and I need to start using my ability to see the future for more lucrative things.
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    He was in so many threads and being so helpful for all the years I've been at GPWA... I thought he was already on staff!!

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    I hope that you're settling in well, Richard

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