Hello, it’s amazing to me how fast the past couple of years have gone by as I’ve served on the PASS Board. It has been a journey that has been both rewarding and challenging, but I would not change any of it. At times the challenges have been great, the stress large. Representing the PASS … Continue reading Why I’m Running For The PASS Board – Again
I’ve been wanting to share a little bit about Matt’s story for a while now and this past week I reached out to him to see if he’d be up for an interview for the blog. As is usually the case he was happy to oblige. I’ve known Matt for, O gosh, a couple of … Continue reading Interview With Matt Gordon
This week has been a whirlwind; as the results came in earlier this week on the election I wanted to take a moment and say Thank You. It is with great honor and privilege to be elected to a seat on the PASS Board. This position is one that I don’t take lightly and with … Continue reading Thank You–#PASSElections
As part of the campaign material for this years election for Board of Directors; the candidates were asked to answer four questions. While I did put together a short two-minute video for PASS that will be published soon on the election site regarding these questions; I felt it prudent to also do a bit more … Continue reading Four PASS Questions–My Take #PASSElections
Change is not always easy. In fact, change is hard. "Change" is a word from which some people shy away, and it can hinder the daily life of quite a few of us. However, change doesn’t always have to be negative. It was only a few months ago, as I sat at the blogger’s table … Continue reading The New PASS Logo and More
The day finally came and I was fortunate, no I was blessed to be a part of the PASS Summit held out in Seattle, WA. This year would be my fourth year attending in five years. I did miss when it was held in Charlotte, go figure it was closer there to me. In any … Continue reading PASS Summit Recap and Experience
You've heard about it for some time now, and you finally got the gumption to ask your boss if the company would send you to PASS Summit 2015. A few days or weeks elapse and you get word that you were the chosen one from the company to attend - FANTASTIC, you say....but wait - … Continue reading Heading To PASS Summit 2015 – Now What?
We are a week out from PASS Summit 2014 and there will be many there attending for the first time. You are in the same boat I was in back in 2011. To be quite honest, I’ve never seen or attended anything quite like it before. No, it’s not some mythical place that you hear … Continue reading Im At Summit Now What?
I can remember pretty vividly the first time I attended a PASS function. It is something that profoundly changed my outlook on my career and how I view the SQL community as a whole. With that said there are three seats open for the PASS Board of Directors and you can view their profiles here. … Continue reading PASS – Time To Get Your Vote On
Back in 2011 I was afforded the opportunity to attend PASS in Seattle, Washington. It was the first time I had made such a journey to this conference; I really didn't know what to expect. I've heard the stories, the many positive things regarding the sessions, learning, and networking - but to be quite honest … Continue reading So You Want To Go To Pass Summit?!?!