Happy New Year! We’re well into 2015 and already it’s been an exciting new year. We’ve had a fantastic annual CREW Pittsburgh holiday party, and the first CREW Network event of the year – the Winter Leadership Summit – is in February in San Diego. Kaylyn Boca, Jim McDunn, and I are attending the summit, and I look forward to sharing with you the wisdom and insights that we get from that event!
All CREW Pittsburgh members have access to the national CREW Network and all of its benefits – from finding contacts throughout the U.S. and Canada to assist us in our work, to reviewing white papers and resources available on the CREW Network website, to participating in the CREW Network Leadership Summits or annual convention every year.
Our CREW Pittsburgh Chapter offers networking opportunities and interesting programs and events. Join us at our February 24 lunch program, where municipal leaders, including Maura Kennedy of the City of Pittsburgh and Bruce Betty of the Town of McCandless, will discuss inspection processes in the region. Other upcoming programs include a Development Panel on March 31, and an Energy Panel on April 28. Our bi-monthly Connect with CREW events and our members-only lunch and learns offer great ways to meet and network with other real estate professionals.
Another way for CREW members to get to know other members is to participate! CREW Pittsburgh depends on its members to volunteer their time and talents to serve on a committee, to connect our sponsors with our organization, to attend our programs and events, to give us feedback! Thank you to those members who are involved on our board or with our committees – and we encourage all of our members to take advantage of the relationships and opportunities that degree of involvement yields.
Wishing you a happy and successful 2015!
CREW Pittsburgh 2015 President