Today, the Center announced that I would be leaving the Center at the end of the year.  I wanted to share with Center supporters some additional thoughts about my decision.

             I’ve loved working at the Center for the last 26 years.  From the very first day I started at the Center, I’ve felt like this was the perfect fit for me both personally and professionally.  However, 26 years is a long time to do anything and over the past couple of years I’ve started to feel like it was time for a change - - not just for me but for the Center as well.

             I don’t have any specific plans about what I’m going to do once I leave the Center but I want to make it clear that I’m not retiring.  I’ll continue to be available to help the Center in whatever way I can.  I also know that I will continue to work on issues that I care about.

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