Discussion Topic: Why did you join? Why do you remain?

This is simply a discussion of the question we all ask, for the sake of our membership, and more broadly, the organization: What exactly do we want (or envision) out of the organization.

It’s design is for your comments below. And this article content itself will be short, in respect of that importance.

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So, why did you join? Why do you remain? What things did you get (or hope to get) out of the membership? –And, for broader discussion, on the presumption that these things are universally shared as values, where would you like to see the organization go?
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