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December 2013

Twas the Night Before Christmas….

Twas the night before Christmas, and all round the State, the counties were peaceful, all 58 The stockings were hung, from Del Norte to Imperial, as dusk finally fell, soft and ethereal  And away from the north came a jolly old chuckle, from a white bearded elf, with great big belt buckle He was traveling [...]

A Holiday and New Year Message from CSAC President John Gioia

Dear CSAC Members and County Colleagues all over California, Please let me take a few minutes of your time and attention to wish you and yours a very happy and fulfilling holiday season. Whatever your traditions may be and however you celebrate, this is a time of year to be thankful, to reflect on the [...]

A Look Back at the “Year of the Child”

When I was sworn in as CSAC President last fall, I declared that I wanted my term to be known as the “Year of the Child.” I emphasized that all our actions as an Association and as leaders in our respective counties needed to be put in the context of how they impact our children. For an Association such as ours, this can be complex; while we work on a variety of issues of importance to our members, the actual impact on our children can be perceived as indirect yet still critically important.