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  • Welcome to the International Spa Association | The Voice of the Spa Industry
    BOSNIA AND HERZEGOWINA BOTSWANA BOUVET ISLAND BRAZIL BRUNEI DARUSSALAM BULGARIA BURKINA FASO BURUNDI CAMBODIA CAMEROON CANADA CAPE VERDE CAYMAN ISLANDS CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC CHAD CHILE CHINA CHRISTMAS ISLAND COCOS KEELING ISLANDS COLOMBIA COMOROS CONGO COOK ISLANDS COSTA RICA COTE D IVOIRE CROATIA CUBA CYPRUS CZECH REPUBLIC DENMARK DJIBOUTI DOMINICA DOMINICAN REPUBLIC EAST TIMOR ECUADOR EGYPT EL SALVADOR EQUATORIAL GUINEA ERITREA ESTONIA ETHIOPIA FALKLAND ISLANDS FAROE ISLANDS FIJI FINLAND FRANCE FRANCE METROPOLITAN FRENCH GUIANA FRENCH POLYNESIA GABON GAMBIA GEORGIA GERMANY GHANA GIBRALTAR GREAT BRITAIN GREECE GREENLAND GRENADA GUADELOUPE GUAM GUATEMALA GUINEA GUINEA BISSAU GUYANA HAITI HONDURAS HONG KONG HUNGARY ICELAND INDIA INDONESIA IRAN IRAQ IRELAND ISRAEL ITALY JAMAICA JAPAN JORDAN KAZAKHSTAN KENYA KIRIBATI KUWAIT KYRGYZSTAN LAO LATVIA LEBANON LESOTHO LIBERIA LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA LIECHTENSTEIN LITHUANIA LUXEMBOURG MACAU MACEDONIA MADAGASCAR MALAWI MALAYSIA MALDIVES MALI MALTA MARSHALL ISLANDS MARTINIQUE MAURITANIA MAURITIUS MAYOTTE MEXICO MICRONESIA MOLDOVA MONACO MONGOLIA MONTSERRAT MOROCCO MOZAMBIQUE MYANMAR NAMIBIA NAURU NEPAL NETHERLANDS NETHERLANDS ANTILLES NEW CALEDONIA NEW ZEALAND NICARAGUA NIGER NIGERIA NIUE NORFOLK ISLAND NORTH KOREA NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS NORWAY OMAN PAKISTAN PALAU PANAMA PAPUA NEW GUINEA PARAGUAY PERU PHILIPPINES PITCAIRN POLAND PORTUGAL PUERTO RICO QATAR REUNION ROMANIA RUSSIAN FEDERATION RWANDA SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS SAINT LUCIA SAINT VINCENT SAMOA SAN MARINO SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE SAUDI ARABIA SENEGAL SEYCHELLES SIERRA LEONE SINGAPORE SLOVAKIA SLOVENIA SOLOMON ISLANDS SOMALIA SOUTH AFRICA SOUTH GEORGIA SOUTH KOREA SPAIN SRI LANKA ST HELENA ST PIERRE AND MIQUELON SUDAN SURINAME SWAZILAND SWEDEN SWITZERLAND SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC TAIWAN PROVINCE OF CHINA TAJIKISTAN TANZANIA THAILAND TOGO TOKELAU TONGA TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO TUNISIA TURKEY TURKMENISTAN TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS TUVALU UGANDA UKRAINE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNITED STATES URUGUAY UZBEKISTAN VANUATU VATICAN CITY VENEZUELA VIET NAM VIRGIN ISLANDS BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS U S WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS WESTERN SAHARA YEMEN YUGOSLAVIA ZAIRE ZAMBIA ZIMBABWE Where Ideas Come To You Conference It s not just who you know it s who you know in the spa industry Each year spa professionals from around the globe attend the ISPA Conference Expo to become more knowledgeable and gain a competitive edge in the marketplace With three days of speaker presentations covering a range of topics including business strategy customer service and management attendees will find solutions to everyday business dilemmas Aside from professional development the Expo floor offers the latest spa products available on the market to set your business apart At the spa industry s must attend event Conference veterans and new attendees alike join to connect with each other gain insight and inspiration and celebrate continued industry growth ISPA Conference Expo FUTURE CONFERENCES Sept 13 15 2016 The Venetian Las Vegas NV Oct 16 18 2017 Mandalay Bay Las Vegas NV Sept 24 26 2018 Phoenix Convention Center Phoenix AZ Visit the 2015 ISPA Conference Expo Site 2015 Professional Development Session Audio Recordings View 2015 ISPA Conference Video 2016 ISPA Conference Expo Speaker Application Build Your Dreams or you ll build someone else s Resources When you get stronger we get stronger You deliver spa experiences that help customers reduce

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  • The International Spa Association | Our Board of Directors
    clue what I was doing Three words to describe me tall fun and full of beans Frank Pitsikalis ISPA Foundation Chairman ResortSuite Did you know My guilty pleasure is Crème Brulee When I was a child I wanted to be a jet pilot My favorite spa treatment is a deep tissue massage I studied Technology during college Ella Stimpson Immediate Past Chairman The Spa at Sea Island Did you know In my free time I like to read Three words to describe me focused energetic and passionate My favorite spa treatment is a 100 minute deep tissue massage I joined the Army and went to Officer Candidate School Sharilyn Abbajay ISPA Foundation Vice Chairman Red Door Spas Did you know Noel Asmar Noel Asmar Group Did you know I love to cook and want to open a Mediterranean restaurant I have traveled to over 30 countries My favorite spa treatment is a body scrub and massage Three words to describe me optimistic fun loving and creative Blake Feeney Feeney Co Did you know I can juggle a soccer ball pretty well I love Tom Clancy books My favorite spa treatment is a 90 Thai or deep river stone Three words to myself loyal determined and friendly Michael Harmsworth ESPA International Did you know Kristine Huffman LCSW Huffman Hospitality Concepts Did you know I once did a 21 day Desert Survival Adventure in Utah I am an avid gardener great cook and love to teach science My favorite spa treatment is the Hill County Bee Treatment During college I studied Geography and Chemistry and Mastered in Social Work Garrett Mersberger Kohler Co Did you know Julie Oliff St Regis Aspen Did you know I speak French German and some pig Latin In college I studied International Relations and Counter Terrorism My

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  • The International Spa Association | A World Of Inspiration
    spa management as a profession Objectives Establish the Foundation as the educational source for the spa industry Establish definitive research validating spa industry related topics Create an endowment that sustains the Foundation in perpetuity The ISPA Foundation works to extend and promote a healing touch to communities around the world using new and innovative methods By supporting and funding forward thinking individuals and organizations the foundation establishes new initiatives that will enhance health and wellness Foundation Initiatives Curriculum The ISPA Foundation has begun the process of instituting a full fledged spa management curriculum for institutions of higher learning several of which have already adopted the introductory text for use in a comprehensive spa management course Click here to view all the tools and textbooks created by the Foundation Mary Tabacchi Scholarship Central to our investment in the future is the Mary Tabacchi Scholarship With the help of the ISPA Foundation through a wealth of donations students interested in pursuing a career in spa management will be able to achieve their dreams It is the ISPA Foundation s hope that students touched by these scholarships will not only provide comfort and care to people who need it but serve as inspirations to others to join the spa profession This scholarship was created in 2006 and named in honor of Mary Tabacchi Ph D RD Associate Professor Hospitality Facilities and Operations at Cornell University Dr Tabacchi is a spa industry veteran and pioneer in spa education Ruth Stricker Spa and Wellness Award The stresses of modern life take an extra toll on active aging adults across the globe Ruth Stricker founder of The Marsh A Center for Balance and Fitness in Minnesota is an internationally recognized icon for the mind body connection Her financial gift has allowed the Foundation to create a research award with a special focus on how spas can enhance health and wellness to our aging population or people experiencing techno stress chronic illness or loneliness Dr Howard Murad Research Grant Made possible through a donation from Dr Howard Murad the Foundation is hoping to discover solutions to the constant stresses of today s hurried world Widely acknowledged as one of the country s foremost visionaries in the field of total mind body and spiritual wellness Dr Murad is also an innovator in research concerning the effects of cultural stress a term used by him to describe the cumulative physical and mental effects resulting from the seemingly minor stress points in everyday life By funding research into this relatively new area we believe the negative effects of stress can be minimized to help us all live healthier balanced lives Monthly Auction Series The ISPA Foundation s monthly auction series launched in March 2015 in honor of ISPA s 25th anniversary Each month leading up to the 2015 ISPA Conference Expo a new item will be available for anyone to bid on All proceeds from the auctions support the initiatives of the ISPA Foundation including continued education and research The

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  • The International Spa Association | Volunteer Task Forces
    Board of Directors should not just be involved but engaged Involvement such as reading board materials thoroughly having tasks completed and actively participating in board discussions is essential Board service demands commitment integrity and the ability to make nimble decisions Being engaged in board service is what strengthens the association and makes a difference in the lives of your industry peers Volunteer Committee The ISPA Volunteer Committee is a great

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  • Awards | International Spa Association
    work Submissions are reviewed and finalists distributed to the ISPA membership for voting The top five applicants who receive the most votes in each category are honored with an ISPA Innovate Award and recognized during a General Session at the annual ISPA Conference Expo How do I know if I am an Innovate Award recipient Winners are notified directly via the contact person provided in the application Can a member organization submit more than one application ISPA members may submit multiple applications in any of the three categories FAQs 2015 ISPA Innovate Award Winners Business Practices BodiScience Wellness Center Spa colorescience Sanitas Skincare Saxon Hart Experiences Encore Spa at Wynn Las Vegas Spa Gregorie s WTS International Product The Comphy Company HydroPeptide Living Earth Crafts 2015 ISPA Innovate Award Winners 2014 ISPA Innovate Award Winners Business Practices COOLA Suncare located in San Diego California East Village Spa located in Des Moines Iowa Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa located in Corona California SpaEquip Inc located in Calistoga California The Spa at the Breakers located in Palm Beach Florida Experiences Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat located in Tallebudgera Valley Queensland Australia Montage Resort Spa located in Laguna Beach California Ojai Valley Inn Spa located in Ojai California Spa Gregorie s located in Newport Beach California The Spa at Pinehurst located in Pinehurst North Carlonia Product Belmond the Inn at Perry Cabin located in St Michael Maryland Body Bliss located in Sedona Arizona Mio Skincare located in Costa Mesa California Osea Skincare located in Malibu California ResortSuite located in Toronto Ontario Canada 2014 ISPA Innovate Award Winners 2013 ISPA Innovate Award Winners Eau Palm Beach Resort Spa located in Lantana Florida Fayez Spa located in London Ontario Canada Four Seasons Maui located in Kihei Hawaii Glen Ivy Hot Springs located in Corona California Hiatus Spa Retreat located in Dallas Texas Hutchinson Consulting located in Sonoma California JW Marriott San Antonio Lantana Spa located in San Antonio Texas The Marsh A Center for Balance and Fitness located in Minnetonka Minnesota The Mirage Spa located in Las Vegas Nevada Miraval Resort Spa located in Tucson Arizona Phytomer Corporation located in Salt Lake City Utah School of Resort and Hospitality Management at Florida Gulf Coast University located in Fort Myers Florida Spa 4 the Pink located in Denver Colorado The Spa at Charleston Place located in Charleston South Carolina The Spa at the Peabody located in Orlando Florida 2013 ISPA Innovate Award Winners For more information about the ISPA Innovate Awards please contact Briana Lee at briana lee ispastaff com or 859 226 3527 ISPA Recipient Awards Each year there are three awards given to individuals at the ISPA Conference Expo General Sessions these awards include ISPA Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award and the ISPA Visionary Award ISPA Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award The ISPA Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award is named in honor of the late spa pioneer Alex Szekely It is designed to recognize an individual who acts as a respected contributor to overall well

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  • The International Spa Association | Our Bylaws
    of entities which two thirds 2 3 of the members of the Board of Directors deem to be in the best interest of the Corporation Currently the Collaborative Member class is comprised of a Any trade or professional association whose interest in whole or in part promotes or is directed at the welfare of the spa industry or the benefits of the spa experience 4 2 Collaborative Members shall not be entitled to vote on any matters coming before the meetings of the Corporation nor shall they have any right or interest of any kind in the property or assets of the Corporation or to have their legislative interests represented by the Corporation 4 3 Any business entity eligible as a Collaborative Member may make application for such membership by filing an application with the President of the Corporation accompanied by payment for the dues for the calendar year and upon satisfaction of the membership criteria shall become a Collaborative Member SECTION 5 NUMBER OF REPRESENTATIVES Each member may be represented at any meeting of members of the Corporation by two 2 designated representatives each a Representative which shall be a an owner or such owner s designee and an officer director or any other person designated by the member if a corporation b a member of the firm and a designee if a partnership or c in the case of an individual by himself or herself only Any action by any such Representative shall be deemed to be the action of the member so represented SECTION 6 CHANGE OF A MEMBER S REPRESENTATIVE If any person serving as a Representative of a member ceases to be an employee of or associated with the member such person shall cease to be a Representative SECTION 7 GOOD STANDING A member shall not be entitled to i vote at a meeting of the members if applicable or ii be represented at a meeting of the members if such member s membership dues or other monetary obligations to the Corporation are past due provided that such privileges may be restored upon payment of all such outstanding obligations ARTICLE IV TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP SECTION 1 RESIGNATION Any member may resign at any time by sending notice thereof in writing to the Secretary of the Corporation Such resignation shall be effective as of the date received by the Corporation unless such written notice specifies another date SECTION 2 FORFEITURE Membership in the Corporation may be forfeited by action of a majority of the Board of Directors for non payment of membership dues or any other monetary obligations to the Corporation Membership in the Corporation may be forfeited by action of at least two thirds 2 3 of the Board of Directors for failure to comply with the standards of membership which may be prescribed from time to time by the Board of Directors or for any other conduct prejudicial to the interest and stated policies of the Corporation Before membership may be forfeited for failure to comply with membership standards or prejudicial conduct a member shall be entitled to notice and a hearing pursuant to procedures established by the Board of Directors from time to time SECTION 3 NO RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES Any member that resigns or whose membership is forfeited shall not have any rights and or privileges in the affairs and or the property of the Corporation and any membership dues already paid shall be non refundable Any member who resigns or whose membership is forfeited shall remain liable for any dues or other monetary obligations due and owing at the time of such member s resignation or forfeiture ARTICLE V MEMBER VOTING Each Primary Member shall be entitled to two 2 votes on any matter presented to the membership at any meeting of the members except as otherwise set forth in Article III Section 6 Voting shall be by the member s Representative s as described in Section 4 of Article III and submitted to the Secretary of the Corporation Voting on all matters by members entitled to vote including the election of directors may be conducted by mail If a vote is conducted by mail members entitled to vote shall be mailed ballots prior to such vote ARTICLE VI BOARD OF DIRECTORS SECTION 1 COMPOSITION 1 1 The Board of Directors shall consist of no fewer than eight 8 nor more than twenty two 22 persons including the President who shall be a Director ex officio without the right to vote The President shall not be counted for purposes of a quorum 1 2 The number of Directors shall be fixed from time to time by majority vote of the Board of Directors provided that any decrease in the number of Directors shall not shorten an incumbent Director s term SECTION 2 ELIGIBILITY 2 1 To serve as a Director of the Corporation an individual candidate must be a voting member in good standing and have been selected by a majority vote of the Nominating Committee 2 2 There shall be no more than one 1 Director nominated from any Primary Member Furthermore there shall be no more than two 2 Directors nominated from any group of two 2 or more Primary Members related to each other as parent subsidiary Resource Partner division or any combination thereof SECTION 3 NOMINATION AND ELECTION The Nominating Committee shall propose the names of nominees to fill the existing vacancies in the Board of Directors all nominees having prior thereto agreed in writing to serve if elected Voting by the Primary Members to select Directors shall be by ballot Members of the Corporation entitled to vote will receive a voting ballot prior to the date of any election If the slate of directors presented to the membership by the Nominating Committee receives a majority of the votes cast in the election such individuals shall be declared elected to on the Board of Directors Newly elected Directors shall assume office at the first regular meeting of the Board of Directors following the annual meeting SECTION 4 POWERS THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 4 1 Shall have supervision control and general charge of the business and affairs of the Corporation 4 2 Shall determine the Corporation s policies and actively pursue the purposes of the Corporation 4 3 Shall have discretion in the disbursement of its funds 4 4 Shall adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of the Corporation s business 4 5 Shall in the execution of the powers granted hire such employees and appoint such agents as it considers necessary SECTION 5 TERM OF OFFICE The number of Directors shall be divided into three 3 groups whose terms of office expire alternatively At each annual election a number of Directors i equal to those whose terms have expired or ii such lesser number if the number of Directors has been reduced pursuant to Article VI Section 1 2 shall be elected to the Board of Directors Elected Directors will serve three 3 year terms until their successors are duly elected and qualified or until their earlier resignation or removal Directors may serve two 2 consecutive terms but then must take a one 1 year hiatus before being eligible for election again SECTION 6 REMOVAL 6 1 Any Director may be removed for cause by the action of the Board of Directors at a meeting called for that purpose Any Director so removed is not eligible for future election to the Board of Directors without approval of the Board of Directors 6 2 Any elected Director who shall have been absent for two 2 regular meetings shall automatically vacate his or her seat on the Board of Directors provided however that the Board of Directors shall consider each absence of a Director as a separate circumstance and may expressly waive such absence by the affirmative vote of the remaining members of the Board 6 3 If any person serving as a Director ceases to be employed or associated with the Primary Member with which such Director was employed or affiliated at the time of such person s election such person shall be permitted to continue as a Director of the Corporation for the remainder of his her elected term as long as the new Primary Member is within the same membership category except as provided in Section 2 2 of Article VI Directors who become employed or affiliated with a Primary Member within a different membership category shall be permitted to continue as Directors of the Corporation until the next election except as provided in Section 2 2 of Article VI SECTION 7 VACANCIES Any vacancies that may occur on the Board of Directors by reason of death resignation or otherwise may be filled by a majority vote of the remaining members of the Board Any Director so elected shall hold office to the expiration of the term of the vacating Board member with a maximum of six years of service SECTION 8 QUORUM Not less than one third 1 3 of the members of the Board of Directors eligible to vote shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting of the Board of Directors SECTION 9 NO PROXIES Directors shall not vote by proxy nor designate a representative to attend meetings of the Board of Directors in their place SECTION 10 HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS 10 1 The Executive Committee of the Corporation may by the unanimous action of those attending a duly constituted meeting nominate to the Board of Directors of the Corporation such person or persons who have served as Chairman of the Board of the Corporation or who have been particularly outstanding in their contribution to the welfare and standing of the spa industry and the Board by a majority vote of those attending a duly constituted meeting may elect from such nominees Honorary Board Members for such period or periods as the Board shall determine 10 2 Honorary Board Members upon invitation of the Chairman of the Board shall be permitted to attend meetings of the Board of Directors however Honorary Board Members shall not be entitled to participate actively in the meetings unless requested to do so by a member of the Board of Directors p 10 3 Honorary Board Members shall not be entitled to vote on any matters coming before the meetings nor shall they have any right or interest of any kind in the property or assets of the Corporation ARTICLE VII EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE SECTION 1 COMPOSITION 1 1 The Executive Committee shall consist of no more than seven 7 persons all of whom shall be Directors 1 2 The Chairman of the Board of the Corporation shall be the Chairman of the Board of the Executive Committee SECTION 2 APPOINTMENT Upon their election the Chairman of the Board Vice Chairman of the Board Treasurer and Secretary of the Corporation shall automatically become members of the Executive Committee The Chairman of the Board may at his or her discretion appoint up to three 3 additional Executive Committee members SECTION 3 POWERS THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 3 1 Shall have general charge of the business of the Corporation between meetings of the Board of Directors except as otherwise required by law and shall assume such other responsibilities as may be lawfully delegated by the Board of Directors 3 2 Shall have direct supervision of the Officers of the Corporation who are not Executive Committee members and their activities subject to the direction and control of the Board of Directors 3 3 Shall fix the compensation if any and determine employment benefits if any of the Officers of the Corporation SECTION 4 QUORUM A majority of the members of the Executive Committee eligible to vote shall constitute a quorum ARTICLE VIII NOMINATING COMMITTEE SECTION 1 COMPOSITION 1 1 The Nominating Committee shall consist of two 2 or more Primary Members Representatives who are current members of the Board and are not currently seeking re election to the Board of Directors 1 2 The Chairperson of the Nominating Committee shall be selected in accordance with Article IX Section 1 SECTION 2 APPOINTMENT 2 1 The Nominating Committee shall be appointed by the Board of Directors on an annual basis SECTION 3 POWERS The Nominating Committee shall review the qualifications of all eligible candidates for positions on the Board of Directors and shall propose to the members of the Corporation the names of nominees to fill the existing vacancies in the Board of Directors The Nominating Committee shall administer nominating procedures and policies SECTION 4 QUORUM A majority of the members of the Nominating Committee eligible to vote shall constitute a quorum ARTICLE IX COMMITTEES SECTION 1 STANDING COMMITTEES The standing committees of the Corporation shall include the Executive Committee the Nominating Committee and the Membership Committee The Chairman of the Board with the consent of the Board of Directors shall appoint the chairpersons of the Membership and Nominating Committee At least two members of each standing committee must be members of the Board of Directors SECTION 2 OTHER COMMITTEES The Board of Directors may create such other committees as may be deemed desirable and may delegate such duties and powers to the committees as the Board of Directors deems necessary and proper ARTICLE X OFFICERS SECTION 1 COMPOSITION The Officers of the Corporation shall be current members of the Board of Directors and shall consist of the Chairman of the Board the Vice Chairman of the Board Secretary Treasurer and the President Other officers and assistant officers such as Vice President which may or may not be members of the Board may also be added as deemed necessary by the Board of Directors All Officers shall be individuals representing Primary Members in one of the spa categories elected by the Board of Directors and shall hold office at the pleasure of the Board of Directors SECTION 2 CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD The Chairman of the Board shall be the principal elected Officer of the Corporation shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors or the members of the Corporation and shall perform such other duties as are necessary and incident to the Office of the Chairman of the Board or as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors SECTION 3 VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD The Vice Chairman of the Board shall assume the duties of the Chairman of the Board in the absence of the Chairman of the Board Should the Office of Chairman of the Board become vacant by reason of death resignation or otherwise the Vice Chairman of the Board shall assume the duties of the Office of the Chairman of the Board as acting Chairman of the Board for the un expired term SECTION 4 SECRETARY The Secretary shall attend all meetings of the Board of Directors and its Executive Committee and all meetings of the members and record all the proceedings of these meetings of the Corporation He or she shall give or cause to be given notice of all meetings of the members and special meetings of the Board of Directors and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or Chairman of the Board under whose supervision he or she shall be SECTION 5 TREASURER The Treasurer shall be the principal elected financial officer of the Corporation and shall cause to be kept the financial books and records of the Corporation shall keep himself or herself fully informed of the financial standing of the Corporation shall make regular reports to the Board of Directors SECTION 6 PRESIDENT The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation with responsibility for the management and direction of day to day operations programs activities and affairs of the Corporation The President shall function within the framework of policy aims and programs as determined by the Board of Directors The President shall represent the Chairman of the Board and the Vice Chairman of the Board respectively in their absence at all meetings of the Board of Directors or the members of the Corporation and shall perform such duties as may from time to time be prescribed by the Board of Directors or these bylaws ARTICLE XI MEETINGS SECTION 1 MEETINGS OF MEMBERS 1 1 The annual meeting of members of the Corporation shall be held in each calendar year on such date and at such place as shall be designated by the Chairman of the Board 1 2 Special meetings of the Corporation may be called at any time by the Chairman of the Board by a majority of the Board of Directors or by members having at least one twentieth 1 20 of the votes entitled to be cast at such meeting Special meetings shall be held at such time and place as may be designated by the person s calling the meeting 1 3 The Secretary shall give written notice of the date and place of any meeting and in the case of a special meeting the purpose or purposes for which the meeting is called to the members not less than ten 10 or more than fifty 50 days prior to the date of the meeting 1 4 At any meeting of the members of the Corporation the presence in person or by proxy of Primary Members entitled to cast one fourth 1 4 of the total number of votes entitled to be cast shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business SECTION 2 MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2 1 The Board of Directors shall convene a regular meeting prior to the annual meeting of the members for the purpose of electing Officers and appointing members of the Executive Committee 2 2 The Board of Directors shall meet not less than twice in a calendar year 2 3 The Board of Directors shall meet upon the call of the Chairman of the Board or upon the call of a

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  • Blog | International Spa Association
    of our Professional Development Sessions overview As promised we have divided the sessions into easy to digest groups giving all 2015 ISPA Conference Expo attendees the chance to plan sessions that best fit their professional needs and their schedules This week we are looking at Employee Impact Continue Reading Sep 02 The 2015 ISPA Conference Expo Professional Development Sessions Mindful Marketing Everyone s time is limited at Conference and planning ahead is crucial so we ve split the Professional Development into five categories We ll cover each of them over the next five weeks starting today with Mindful Marketing Continue Reading Jun 25 Why participate in the ISPA Media Events The ISPA Media Events are the perfect platform for ISPA members to place their brand in front of top media outlets Learn firsthand why ISPA member Kohler Waters Spa participates and hear what insights their Communications Leader Public Relations Leslie Stachowiak has to shar e Continue Reading Jun 19 Attending a conference is a high return investment Professional association conferences often pose quite a dilemma for business owners and managers Why should I go What will I get out of it Important questions particularly if your budget is tight if you are a young business trying to get established or there are other items higher on your priority list Continue Reading Jun 12 Make sure you celebrate Global Wellness Day 2015 Sometimes it can be hard to keep up with the sheer number of days set aside to celebrate commemorate or just to remember events or causes Here s one that everyone in the spa industry should do their best to take part in Global Wellness Day As it happens it s tomorrow June 13th Continue Reading Jun 02 Exploring the past present and future As ISPA celebrates its 25th anniversary this year it is amazing to look back at the rich twenty five year history that has propelled ISPA to where it is today Each year has brought new innovations and these contributions have significantly shaped the spa industry Continue Reading Apr 23 Apply for the ISPA Board of Directors Have you been considering getting more involved in the ISPA community As applications are now being accepted for the ISPA Board of Directors we spoke with former ISPA Chairman and current committee member Jean Kolb about her experience of accepting a leadership role within ISPA Continue Reading Mar 25 How can research assist your company in achieving goals In today s fast paced world of business time is of the essence and knowledge is power Staying up to date with the latest trends and industry research is crucial for not only the survival of a business but also for growth and longevity Having an expansive research library at your fingertips with 24 7 access sounds like a dream to many business owners and operators but with an International SPA Association membership it s a reality Continue Reading Mar 04 A Fresh New Look As ISPA celebrates serving as the

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  • The International Spa Association | Our Passionate Staff
    cricketer in high school I have scuba dived the Great Barrier Reef I once spent a month living in a frat house in South Dakota I have a beautiful wife and two children Jennifer Duckworth Director of Events Did you know I was a University of Kentucky dancer and graduated from law school I can t resist a really cheesy romantic comedy or Hallmark movie I can t bring myself to put on wrinkled clothes and iron practically everything If you looked in my refrigerator right now there would be milk baby food and leftovers Tara Finn Sales Manager Did you know I love anything chocolate I once sang on stage with Brett Michaels I love singing and can do Tina Turner s Rollin on the River just as well if not better I enjoy vintage shopping and antiquing Allie Hembree Martin Public Relations Manager Did you know I don t understand why I haven t been cast on Saturday Night Live yet I am a thespian at heart and love a great play I have lived in Ireland My labradoodle always makes me smile Briana Lee Project Manager Did you know I collect more books than I have space for Each year I watch every current Best Picture nominee before the Academy Awards My guilty pleasure is candy Mae Manacap Johnson Editor Pulse Magazine Did you know I am a bargain hunter originally from the Philippines I leave out cold water so I can drink it lukewarm My biggest pet peeve is Dra mah I like ANY kind of food for breakfast ribs pizza soup Allison Martin Membership Account Executive Did you know I m a Pure Barre addict I eat candy in a specific color order I am an only child Kentucky fan and expectant mother If I

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