The IBOAI Board and Staff wish you and your family a joyous holiday season. May this time of family gatherings, holiday celebrations, and season’s greetings bring you great joy and peace. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!
A few words to the wise from our latest Tax Tips for IBOs: Things you cannot deduct. We correct some misinformation about what’s deductible, that could otherwise get you audited and cause you to owe interest and penalties to the IRS.
Congratulations to the new Directors of the IBOAI Board: Bob Andrews, Angelo Nardone, Zbigniew Rek, Matt Tsuruda, and Kathy Victor. Their terms will run from January 1, 2011, until December 31, 2013. Bob, Angelo, Zbigniew, Matt, and Kathy replace the Directors whose terms are set to expire at the end of 2010.
Beginning January 1, 2011, new Officers serving your Board will be Brad Duncan, Chairman, and Kathy Victor, Vice Chairman. New Officers serving on the MAC are Sandy Hawkins, Chairman, and Patsy Lizardi, Vice Chairman.
For over 50 years, the IBOAI has served as the voice of the IBO, your primary advocacy organization with Amway in North America. This election continues the process of giving IBOs a say in who represents them. This representative Association and the election of its Board are unique to a business powered by Amway in North America, legacies of the Founding Families.
A big thank you to all who participated in, and voted for, the 2011 IBOAI Board - you were heard!
IBOAI is now available on Facebook in Spanish. IBOs can join now – all you need to do is go to the page and “like” it. So all the news, information, and social interaction you enjoy in English is now also available in Spanish. Spread the news to your Spanish-speaking downline and have them join today!
Election packets for the 2011 IBOAI Board Election were mailed to Qualified Platinums on September 10th, 2010. After Voting Members receive their election packets, they should vote as soon as possible, as all ballots, online and paper, must be in the hands of election accountants Meyaard, Tolman & Venlet p.c. by 5:00 pm ET, Friday, October 1, 2010. Vote early!
Facebook Places is the newest check-in app, which lets you tell the world where you are at any moment. If you're comfortable with that, leave it as is. If you aren't, learn how to disable it in our latest Social Media Resource Center Tip. Read Tip 10 on our main website, then tell us what you think.