Building Resiliency through Engagement in North Texas
Welcome to the North Texas Chapter of the Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP). ACP is a non-profit professional organization, which provides a forum for the exchange of experiences and information, for business continuity professionals, throughout a network of local chapters.
Founded in March of 1986, the North Texas Chapter is one of the oldest continuously meeting chapters, and the largest ACP chapter by membership, serving the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and North Texas region. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month unless the first Tuesday coincides with a holiday week. We invite you to attend our next meeting either in-person or virtually.
December Meeting (North Texas Chapter ACP members-only event, Limited seating, RSVP required)
Date/Time: Tuesday, December 5, 2023 11:30 - 1:30 PM (note special start time)
Meeting: Holiday Year-end event / Luncheon (Seating limited - please only RSVP if you are sure you will attend)
Location: Will be provided with meeting registration
Address: The Colony, TX (Will be provided with meeting registration)
Topic: Year in Review
Presenter: ACP North Texas Chapter Board
Lunch Host: ACP North Texas Chapter
Attendees should anticipate a 90-minute monthly meeting, with the understanding that some meetings may last up to 2 hours. Please join us for our next meeting!
Our meetings (unless indicated) are also available to attend virtually. Please attend in person if possible. Virtual meeting information will be provided with each meeting registration.
Anyone interested in hosting an event or speaking at an upcoming meeting, please contact our Programs Director.
Note: Additional information for regular meeting locations can be found on the Events page.
ACP North Texas Members,
However, in the face of adversity, our chapter embraced creativity and innovation. Swiftly adapting to virtual meeting capabilities, we ensured our monthly meetings persisted. Outreach to conferences resulted in exclusive discounts for our members. The initiation of the Booth in a Box (BIB) project allowed us to showcase a professional booth at conferences, elevating our brand awareness. We broadened our Academia and Community engagements, incorporated Risk and Cyber Security presentations to enrich our members' knowledge, established the Chapter Think Tank to address pressing topics, and provided more avenues for member involvement.
These endeavors were not merely strategies; they were reflections of our collective resilience and passion. As a professional community, we confronted challenges head-on, generating recommendations and implementing solutions. The term "resilience" to us is not a mere word; it is a living, breathing ethos that defines us.
On a personal note, I take immense pride in the accomplishments we've achieved over our 37-year history. While my role as President concludes, I am thrilled to transition into a new capacity as a member of the Board, continuing to contribute to the chapter's growth.
This journey has reaffirmed that nothing is insurmountable when surrounded by individuals who share the same commitment. I extend my heartfelt gratitude to all those who have played a role in our success—past, present, and future.
It brings me great joy to declare that we remain the largest ACP Chapter in the U.S. This distinction is not a stroke of luck but a testament to our unwavering commitment and collective efforts. I express my personal and profound gratitude for the steadfast support I have received while serving as the caretaker of this remarkable chapter. Together, we have achieved greatness, and I look forward to witnessing the continued prosperity of the ACP – North Texas Chapter.
As we start December, I wish each of you a Blessed, Safe, and Happy Holiday season surrounded by friends and family, generating a lifetime of lasting memories.
Chet Bojarski, MBCP
North Texas Chapter President
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