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As my days at CAM dwindle, I want to thank everyone who has read the magazine in its various forms — whether on paper, or here at the website, or in one of the apps — for supporting our work and for sharing your thoughts and opinions. One of the joys of the editor's job is close contact with the readership. It becomes almost like an extended family, with some members speaking up often and assertively (you know who you are) and others sharing only the occasional comment.

I've always believed that the editor's most important job is fostering the connection between the people who make the magazine and the people who read it. The strength of that connection is what distinguishes the best publications. The publisher's job, on the other hand, is trying to assure the financial health of the magazine, so it can be the best publication it can be. It often requires creative budgeting — and some lucky guesses. Doing both jobs at once is an exciting and sometimes exhausting experience, and I've had the good fortune to serve as an editor & publisher both in the commercial world and here at CAM.

I've enjoyed it immensely, and I hope that my successor finds it as rewarding as I have.

Best,

Jim Roberts

 
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Bill Howard '74, Chairman
Beth Anderson '80, Vice-Chairman
Liz Robbins '92
William Sternberg '78
Sheryl Hilliard Tucker '78
Charles Wu '91
Andy Guess '05
Cathy Merrill Williams, '91

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