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Message from the President - September 2018: Are You Ready for Sleep Education?

Sep 10, 2018 8:55:00 AM by Rita Brooks, MEP, RST, RPSGT, REEG/EPT

In my previous message, I shared some of AAST’s illustrious history, including its many changes over the past 40 years. I also went into detail about AAST’s first independent annual meeting, which will be starting in just a few short weeks!   Read More >>

 

Message from the President - June 2018: Celebrating 40 Years Strong

Aug 24, 2018 3:03:12 PM by Rita Brooks, MEP, RST, RPSGT, REEG/EPT

The year was 1978. “Grease” was dominating the box office, “Night Fever” was at the top of the charts and a little organization called the Association of Polysomnographic Technologists (APT) was just getting its start. The group only had 20 members i   Read More >>

 

Message from the President - March 2018: A New Year, a New Chance to Lead

Mar 16, 2018 12:24:27 PM by Rita Brooks, MEP, RST, RPSGT, REEG/EPT

An association is nothing without its members, and an industry is nothing without its professionals. The AAST Fellow Program recognizes both, and I’m proud to be included as an AAST Fellow and excited to welcome the other 13 inductees (two unfortunat   Read More >>

 

Message from the President - December 2017 - Choose Your Own (Education) Adventure

Dec 1, 2017 12:00:00 PM by Rita Brooks, MEP, RST, RPSGT, REEG/EPT

Do you remember the ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ series of children's gamebooks? Popular in the 1980s and 1990s, these stories were written from a second-person point of view, with the reader asked to make choices that would ultimately determine the o   Read More >>

 

Message from the President - September 2017 - The Next Step Forward

Sep 1, 2017 12:00:00 PM by Rita Brooks, MEP, RST, RPSGT, REEG/EPT

It’s been roughly two months since we officially announced ‘doors open’ with our new association management company, SmithBucklin. Thus far, I am happy to report that this next step forward for AAST is going smoothly.   Read More >>

 

Message From the President - June 2017

Jun 5, 2017 1:59:45 PM by admin

We will soon be assembling in Boston for our 39thAnnual Meeting. If you are attending the meeting in Boston, make sure to join us for the AAST General Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 5. This meeting is op   Read More >>

 

Message From the President - March 2017

Mar 9, 2017 4:28:23 PM by admin

On behalf of the American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) board of directors, I would like to take this opportunity to communicate some very important information about the future of our organization. It is with great excitement that I anno   Read More >>

 

Message From the President - December 2016

Dec 8, 2016 10:39:49 AM by admin

As the year comes to a close, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the past 12 months. This has been an extremely positive year for the American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST). We kicked off the year with an awesome spring course in Mar   Read More >>

 

Message From the President - September 2016

Oct 4, 2016 10:06:14 AM by admin

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) members who contributed to the success of the AAST’s 38th annual meeting held in June in Denver.  The AAST Program Committee once again put t   Read More >>

 

Message From the President - June 2016

Oct 4, 2016 10:05:06 AM by admin

As I near the end of the first year of my term as President I want you to know that it truly has been an honor serving this organization, and I look forward to the upcoming year.  I also am looking forward to seeing many   Read More >>