APRA History: 1993
APRA aquired publication and subscription rights to Philanthropic Digest, a monthly listing of grants and gifts.
First APRA Bulletin newsletter published.
The emergence of PRSPCT-L is discussed by the APRA board.
Kathy Wilson, President (resigned during the year)
Ann Castle, First Vice President, then President (filling vacated position of Kathy Wilson)
Gene Anderson, Publicity (resigned during the year)
Lily Beck, Professional Development
Lyn Day, Treasurer
Barbara Fleming, Secretary
Kathleen Foley, Membership (resigned during the year)
Margaret Fuhry, Vice Conference Chair
Margo Knight (appointed to fill vacant term)
Kay Maves (appointed to fill vacant term)
Emily Pfizenmaier-Henderson, Second Vice President/Conference Chair
August 4–7, 1993
500 attend Supporting the Spirit of Philanthropy: A Team Effort in St. Louis, Missouri, despite record flooding in the state during the summer. Special highlights of the conference included a Public Records Scavenger Hunt that took place in various locations around downtown St. Louis and an indoor giant volleyball tournament.
- Keynotes: Burr Gibson, Executive Chairman of Marts & Lundy; and David Thompson, principal of Thompson and Pendel Associates
- Margaret Fuhry, Conference Chair; Lynn Day, Conference Vice Chair; Michel Hudson, Model Librarian
- Writing Award: Carolyn Kourofsky, "Seduced by Technology: A Cautionary Tale"
- APRA Service Award: Kathleen Foley
Dues increase from $50 to $75 while membership tops 1,400.
The number of official APRA chapters grew to fourteen as groups in Arizona, New York City and California were approved, along with the first chapter outside of the United States, APRA-Eastern Canada.
- Clinton Becomes 42nd President
- Car Bomb Explodes in World Trade Center; FBI Arrests Eight Muslim Extremists
- Brady Bill is Passed Mandating Waiting Period to Buy Guns
- Intel's "Pentium Processor" Unveiled
- High — 3,799
- Low — 3,355
Forbes' World's Richest Top Three
- Walton Family; U.S.; retailing; $25.3 billion
- Mars Family; U.S.; candy; $9.2 billion
- Yoshiaki Tsutsumi; Japan; real estate, railroads; $9 billion
(William H. Gates III was 6th with $7.4 billion)
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