I can't believe that my term as FICP president is winding down and the gavel will soon be passed on to my friend and colleague, Sharon Chapman. Three years have gone by like the blink of an eye. These years have been pivotal for our association, beginning with the relocation of FICP (then ICPA) headquarters to Chicago. I believe that we are in a much better position now, in strong part because of this move, than we would have been without this change.
In January 2005, the board of dir