SMPS recognizes Juneteenth, acknowledging the full history of this country, in support of racial equity, and fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. The SMPS HQ office will be closed Friday, June 18 in commemoration.
A few years ago, I attended a college fair at a hotel near the San Francisco International Airport. The colleges in the exhibition hall were showcasing performing arts programs. I decided to check out a Read More
In January 2021, I embarked on one of the hardest challenges I’ve experienced as a parent to date: explaining to my Jewish daughter what the Holocaust is and how it affected my family. Suddenly, the Read More
Fighting the good fight or getting into good trouble (as the late Senator John Lewis often said) is an inextricable part of my personality and life. Why is that? My background and family history provide Read More
In our member spotlight, Suzanne Swistak, CPSM, takes time out of her busy day to chat with SMPS. Suzanne, who’s communications executive at ECS, shares the rewards of her job and the benefits of being Read More
In our member spotlight, Allison Halvorson, CPSM, takes time out of her busy day to chat with SMPS. Allison, who’s communications manager at McMillen Jacobs Associates, shares the rewards of her job and the benefits Read More
What I love most about my job is when someone reaches out and tells me how much they’ve gained through a program they’ve attended, virtually, of course. Knowing that our members turn to SMPS for Read More