As I wrap up my board term, I've been reflecting a lot on all that's happened over the six years I've spent as a board member. This is only a drop in the bucket of NEDRA's history, though! In this article Erin Dupuis provides a detailed look on all that's happened since NEDRA's founding.
The NEDRA Chronology
by Erin Dupuis
Have you ever wondered when NEDRA was formed? Have you been longing to know on what date and in what location the first official NEDRA meeting was held? Have you ever thought to yourself “When was the first NEDRA conference and where was it held?” Do you know who cut NEDRA’s 30th Birthday Cake? Has it ever occurred to you that you don’t know when NEDRA began recognizing industry leaders with the Ann Castle Award?
Did you know that in its first year NEDRA Membership rose nearly 800%? This fun fact might just be the key to NEDRA’s membership success as the largest Apra chapter!
Did you know that the first two individuals to serve as NEDRA President are both Ann Castle Award Recipients? Joe Donnelly received the Ann Castle Award in 2012 and David Eberly was the 2004 Ann Castle Award Recipient.
Continue reading and all these questions, and pretty much any other NEDRA related question you’ve ever had, will be answered. For future reference the NEDRA Chronology can be found in the history section of the NEDRA website: https://www.nedra.org/about-nedra/history/
Huge thanks to 2018 Ann Castle Award Recipient (and unofficial NEDRA Historian), David Sterling, for keeping such detailed records of all things NEDRA from 1986-2011.
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