I see that the Society of Plastics Engineers' new president, Vicki Flaris, has gone live with her new blog, Vicki's Voice, on SPE's Web site. One of her first few posts was an informative piece on Paris Air Show, with some interesting statistics on France's plastics industry. More recently she wrote about her personal reaction to the news stories about the safety of products made in China. I'll check back with this blog frequently, and I hope she continues to update it regularly. I think a blog is a great way for an association president to stay in touch with her (or his) members, and Vicki's Voice is off to a promising start. Flaris has an interesting background, by the way, which our staff reporter Angie DeRosa wrote about after the May Antec conference in Cincinnati. Flaris is Australian, and she currently is an assistant professor of chemistry at Bronx Community College, part of City University of New York. Prior to joining the world of academia, she spent 15 years in the corporate world, including a stint at BASF Corp., where she worked on projects including Microsoft Corp.'s game console Xbox. Welcome to blogland, Vicki.
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