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ISPA FOUNDATION FOUNDATION ISPA FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS OFFICERS EACH NEW YEAR AFFORDS NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH both CHAIRMAN Frank Pitsikalis ResortSuite within our industry and within the ISPA Foundation. This VICE CHAIRMAN Sharilyn Abbajay Mattison Avenue Salon Spa Suites year, with the world continuing to grow more and more DIRECTORS connected, I’m striving to emphasize the easiest, most tech-friendly way to support the ISPA Foundation: Amazon Smile. The next time you’re about to make a purchase through Amazon, visit smile.amazon.com first. There, search for the International Spa Association Foundation Ltd and select it as your charity. Now, any time you shop at visit smile.amazon.com, 0.5% of each purchase will be donated to the ISPA Foundation automatically. Garrett Mersberger ISPA Chairman Scott Duncan ISPA Vice Chairman Lynne McNees ISPA President MEDICAL ADVISOR All your purchases will support your industry—it’s like guilt-free shopping! And while half Brent Bauer, M.D. Mayo Clinic a percent per purchase doesn’t sound like much, it adds up over time. We are also continually discussing ways to better connect with ISPA members and deepen the Foundation’s connection to the spa community. The newly launched Beauty Changes Lives ISPA Scholarship is just the latest way that we’ve endeavored to give back to the spa industry and connect to our purpose: improving the quality and availability of spa services worldwide. It’s this purpose that will guide the ISPA Foundation in 2019. It’s shaping up to be an HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS Ruth Stricker The Marsh, A Center for Balance and Fitness Deborah Szekely WELLNESS WARRIOR exciting year for our industry, our association and our foundation! The ISPA Foundation wishes to thank the following supporters for their generous contributions: —FRANK PITSIKALIS, ISPA FOUNDATION CHAIRMAN LUMINARY Ruth Stricker BENEFACTOR Dr. Howard Murad PATRON Red Door Spas ResortSuite 56 PULSE ■ January/February 2019