IAAP - Leading Administrative Professionals



The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) is the world's largest association for administrative support staff, with over 400 chapters and 28,000 members and affiliates worldwide. IAAP provides up-to-date research on office trends, cutting-edge publications, outstanding seminars and conferences, and top-notch resources to help administrative professionals enhance their skills and become more effective contributors to their employers.


The Melbourne Chapter Serves
Brevard County, including the Melbourne and Palm Bay, Florida area.

All Administrative Professionals

are Invited to attend our meeting on

Tuesday - October 7, 2014

Special Webinar

How DO They Do That? Secret Tech Weapons for Administrative Professionals
What if you could whip up a graphic to brand your business in minutes? Or schedule a meeting without having to send three dozen emails to find a time everyone could meet? Or create a dazzling multimedia video for your boss before lunchtime?

And what if you could pull all this off without spending a dime?

Join Your Nerdy Best Friend, aka Author Beth Ziesenis, to discover how to use free and bargain technology tools you never knew existed to create professional quality graphics, make meetings run smoothly and wow your boss. This high-energy session will give you 30+ tools that will leave people asking, "How DO they do that?"

• Create share-worthy social media content
• Discover technology to bring your office and virtual teams together
• Become a leader in the office with efficient (and cool) productivity tools


Hilton Rialto

Networking and Dinner: 5:30 p.m.
Program: 6:00 p.m.
Business Meeting: 7:00 p.m


The IAAP International Board of Directors have mandated that the IAAP chapters, including the Melbourne Chapter, dissolve NLT April 15, 2015 as part of the revitalization policy and that chapter webpages no longer will exists. The Melbourne Chapter members voted at the August 5, 2014, meeting to dissolve on December 31, 2014.

At the IAAP Melbourne Board Meeting on August 11, the Melbourne Board of Directors voted to not renew the IAAP Melbourne webpage (this webpage) effective October 29, 2014. A FaceBook page is under consideration as an alternative.

Putting a positive spin on events, it will be exciting time for IAAP with on -demand webinars. For more details see the IAAP webpage.

August 14, 2014



Melbourne Chapter Members,

Please note the Board has decided to waive the Chapter membership dues during the new fiscal year (July 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014). If you have submitted payment and find that headquarters has charged you the $9.00 chapter dues, the Melbourne Chapter will issue you a refund. Please alert a board member of this immediately as we will be closing our financial records by the end of November.

Sally R. Cotto, CAP
Melbourne Chapter President


August 5, 2014
Business Meeting



Chandra: Bernadette, Acting VP: Joanne, Treasurer, Melody, Secretary


Sherry and Becki, Director




Premier Jewelry
Patricia Gibbs



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For more information on IAAP click on IAAP

The Melbourne Chapter latest Newsletter
-August 2014

The Keyboard

Read what the Melbourne Chapter is all about in the Melbourne Phamphlet
Revised 1-28-14

July 26, 2014


The Melbourne Chapter's End of the Year Social

For this year's Chapter social, we embarked on a Good Natured Rivers Tour

- a tour of the Indian and the Banana Rivers, followed by lunch at the Grills Restaurant.









Melbourne's Members of Excellence 2013- 2014

Becki Inman CAP
Melody Hamant CAP
Joanne Vukovich CAP
Sally Cotto CAP
Chandra Powell CAP-OM
John Munns CAP - OM

Melbourne's Members of Excellence 2012 - 2013

Sherry Wallace
Joanne Vukovich CAP
Becki Inman CAP
Sally Cotto CAP
Chandra Powell CAP-OM
John Munns CAP-OM

Melbourne Chapter

The Pathways to Excellence program is based on ten principles, each a fundamental part of what it means to achieve excellence at what you do.

The Melbourne Chapter has met the criteria of the program and has been awarded the distinction of
Chapter of Excellence from 2008 - 2013.

Calendar for 2013 - 2014- International and Florida Division

October 18 - Fall Education Conference - Florida Division

Featuring Jay Donohue - CEO IAAP as guest speaker.

Southeastern University, Lakeland, FL

February 6-8, 2015
Technology Education Conference (TEC)
Clearwater Beach, FL

March 2015
Certification Exam
Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL

April 2015
Florida Division Celebration of IAAP
Cocoa Beach, FL

April 22, 2015

Administrative Professionals Day

July 26-29, 2015
International Education Forum & Annual Meeting (EFAM 2015)
Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville, KY





IAAP - Leading Administrative Professionals