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Carlos Bell, President
Let me begin by saying thank you to the members of the Association for
Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) for allowing me to serve as ACPE President. I know that many of you are wondering why I wanted to serve. As a matter of fact, an acquaintance remarked,"Carlos, you must have lost your mind." Actually, I consider it a unique privilege to serve in this role and enhance the desire of ACPE to "move together, move ahead." I am...
 Register Today for the 2016 Annual Conference 
Formed in 1967, ACPE has faithfully provided leadership in education for spiritual care for almost 50 years. As we look toward our 50th anniversary in 2017 we have the opportunity to examine anddesign an ACPE for the next 50 years. Now is the time to address questions essential for our future. Time to develop the structure to position us for continuing excellence in service and leadership. At the same time you will learn new techniques and process...
Do you have questions about the student enrollment and registration processes? Join John Roch and Marc Medwed for an online, interactive presentation and conversation to see a demonstration and to ask questions about the processes. Sign up by clicking here. We will add additional sessions when the allocated slots fill up. If you would like to participate, but these times cannot work in your schedule, email and as we gather...
The ACPE Academy will broadcast two exciting three-part webinar series starting in February. The first webinar series, Spiritual Care for the Non-Religious, starts on February 3rd. The other webinar series, Transgender Inclusion, begins on February 18th.
Both webinar series are a free benefit to ACPE members. Webinar recordings will be posted for members unable to attend the live broadcast. Register today - you can sign-up for 1, 2, or 3 webinars in each series. 
Spring 2016 Meeting Dates:

Deadline to Declare: March 8, 2016
Deadline to Postmark Materials: April 8, 2016
Meeting Dates: May 15, 2016 - May 17, 2016

Ellen Swinford, Chair
The ACPE will hold an ACPE Officers Nominating Convention at the 2016 ACPE Member Meetingin the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, CO on Friday, May 20, 2016. Names will be placed in nomination for the offices of ACPE President-Elect, ACPE Treasurer and ACPE Secretary. The nominees will be in communication with our membership over the course of the summer and elections for all three positions will be held electronically at summer's...
Biju Chacko, Chair
2015 was a milestone year for ACPE as colleagues around the nation sowed more seeds for the Holy Work we do! Together, we raised $68,946.53 and had a record number of 383 donors, the most donors we've had since the start of our annual giving program! We also congratulate the Northeast Region as our first winner of the Friendly Regional Giving Competition! I especially thank Ute Schmidt, our 2015 Annual Campaign Chair for providing inspiration to our...
Tammy Davis,
Financial Analyst
Tammy Davis is a CPA and comes to us from a large regional accounting firm where she provided tax and consulting services to nonprofit organizations and privately held businesses.Tammy's specialty in public accounting was to assist organizations in improving accounting operations and managing change. Tammy also has many years of experience as a controller in privately held businesses...

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