The 3rd Annual NYSSA Future Leaders Session was held on Oct 6, 2016 at NYSSA and provided a forum for NYSSA members to get acquainted with the governance changes at NYSSA and meet the current leadership team. Through this session, members were given details on how they can get involved in the mission and vision of NYSSA through direct representation on the elected Board of Directors or through various leadership programs.
The program was kicked off by Daniel Dagen, NYSSA CEO, who described the growth in membership, engagement and programming quality at NYSSA in the past year. The panel that followed was moderated by Deepika Sharma, who is the Vice-Chair, Global Investing Thought Leadership Group. The panel discussion started with an overview of governance changes given by Chris Cutler, who’s the Chair of the Nominations Committee and is also on the Board at NYSSA. Other Board members on the panel, Robert Discolo and Drianne Benner. talked about what inspired them to apply to join the NYSSA leadership and their responsibilities. The panel, which also included Nominating Committee members Paul Short and Rochard Ottoo also discussed how joining thought leadership groups are a great entry-point for members to become involved in NYSSA initiatives.To learn more about Thought Leadership groups and to join, please visit here