Two significant events in 1994/95 influenced AACP in 1995/96.
They were the launching of the AACP Board of Directors on a
strategic planning exercise and Carl Trincaís resignation to become
the Vice President, Institutional Progress, at the College of
Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (now Western University). In
1995/96, the Associationís Board of Directors and staff spent
considerable time refining AACPís vision statement and adding
project details to the five strategic goals that the House of Delegates
adopted in 1995. This effort will continue: the AACP
strategic plan is a living document that will guide the Association
in its daily (tactical) as well as long-range (strategic) activities. Dr.
Trincaís resignation was significant in terms of the reallocation of
staff responsibilities following the appointment of the Associate
Executive Director to Executive Vice President.
This report describes specific, selected Association activities
in 1995/96. It is organized around the five strategic goals adopted
by the AACP House of Delegates and AACPís mission, purpose,