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Mike Van Abel

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Since 2004, Mike has steered the IMBA juggernaut as its President and USA Executive Director. He does so under the auspices and leadership of IMBA's volunteer board of directors. "It's a dream job and a privilege to combine one's personal passion with that of your vocational goals.", says Mike. His professional career spans over 30 years of not-for-profit work. "It's the dedication and generosity of volunteers and contributors that daily inspire me. And that makes the tough times and days when I wonder, 'Am I making a difference?', all come into perspective." "I am most fortunate to be part of a community that is making the world a better place."

Posted: November 5, 2012 at 6:09:48 PM
By Mike Van Abel

IMBA Chapters have spoken and they know what they want to do in order to improve the chapter program. To be more precise, 32 of the current 102 chapters who had representatives in attendance at the IMBA World Summit in Santa Fe told IMBA’s board... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: May 16, 2012 at 1:29:03 PM
By Mike Van Abel

IMBA-Europe officially arrived today. After nearly three years of gestation, it's the birth of another progeny of IMBA, joining its siblings, IMBA-Australia and IMBA-Canada.

I arrived for the birth in Amsterdam this morning, after less... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: January 9, 2012 at 5:58:09 PM
By Mike Van Abel

After a nationwide search, I'm proud to announce that IMBA has hired two new, excellently qualified Region Directors. Patrick Kell will be leaving his current post as the Executive Director of the ... Read More / Post Comments

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