The BLU board election is completed. Our President is Margaret VanCamp of Michigan, beginning her second term on January 1st. Rose Schmidt- Landin(Wisconsin) and Karen Szewc(Oregon) were re-elected to their second terms on the board. Elected to her first term is Kat Bierkens of Oregon. Please join me in congratulating them. The first board meeting of 2017 is scheduled for early January. Please contact any board member if you have an item for the agenda.