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Point #68: Board Welcome – Miro Hernandez

Miro Hernandez I’d like to thank the outgoing Board members,  as well as those continuing on in service, for their hard work and dedication. I’d also like to congratulate the incoming Board members on being elected and choosing to embark […]

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Point #68: Board Welcome – Cody Vaughn

Cody Vaughn I am honored to have been elected by my peers. I joined the Association of Professional Piercers in 2009, and I have served as

Point #68: Board Welcome – Jef Saunders

Jef Saunders Hello Point readers! My name is Jef Saunders, and I am the new Membership Liaison. I am following Sarvas Berry—which means I have some very

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Point #68: In the Office – Volunteer Thank You

Caitlin McDiarmid I think if I had to identify my favorite part of my job it would be the work I do with the volunteers at

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Point #68: President’s Corner

Brian Skellie As we approach our twentieth annual meeting, I reflect on the beginnings of the APP. When I discovered that a group—this group—had formed to

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Point #68: From the Editor

Kimberly Zapata Ah, the after Conference crash—more commonly referred to as post-Vegas depression, or PVD. For me, it set in the second I stepped through the

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Point #67: From the Editor

By Kimberly Zapata I resolved myself to make a video for this issue’s “From the Editor.” (I love watching online webcasts—industry-related and not—but I was not

Point #67: In the Office

By Caitlin McDiarmid Even though it’s been quite a while since I wrote for The Point, I haven’t gone anywhere; I am still right here in

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Point #67: President’s Corner

By Elayne Angel Conference is fast approaching, and my three-year term of service as President of the APP will soon be over. Memories of the events

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Point #66: From the Editor

 By Kimberly Zapata

A mix of curiosity, boredom, and contempt for being confined indoors during yet another Northeast snowstorm this

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