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Transitioning an Organization from its Local Origin to Support its International Focus: A Board Perspective
Richard A. Poppa (pronounced Poppy) is a Planning Facilitator and Governance Consultant and serves as Manager of RAPt Consulting, LLC. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York, Inc. for more than 20 years, retiring at the end of 2016 as President Emeritus. Dick has been involved in numerous professional and civic activities, serving on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Association Executives. Dick was a founding member of the Trustedchoice.com Board of Managers, Past Chair of the Board of the Empire State Society of Association Executives, an Elder in the ...
"The thread in my career has always been the patient: finding the most meaningful ways to help the patient. The medical school I attended focused on public health. The goal wasn’t to train doctors to diagnose rare syndromes; it was to address the issues of the country and diseases that were common in the population."
"As ambassador, the biggest priority is certainly to develop good, friendly relations and work to strengthen cooperation between our governments—the governments of the U.S. and the Kyrgyz Republic. That’s one part, but I thought that there’s more that I should do and I can do. I thought that one of the ways to strengthen relations between our countries would be to have a project in the humanitarian sector"
"The key in all these projects is organization and vision. Many times we have an objective, but that's all. We don't have organization, we don't have vision. If you give people some resources, and you also organize, and give them space to be organized internally, then the objective can be reached with organization and vision."
"Sometimes healing is medication. Sometimes it’s money to get someone back on their feet. Sometimes it’s vocational training. Sometimes it’s making sure that your children are back in school."