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> ERA Thanks Karin Derkacz for 50 Years of Service

September 28, 2020
Source: Electronics Representatives Association

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) congratulates Karin Derkacz on her anniversary of 50 years of service.

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Karin joined ERA on Sept. 28, 1970. During her five decades at ERA, Karin has been and remains the association’s touchpoint for countless current, former and retired members, including many multi-generation ERA families.

She has held various roles, including executive assistant to the CEO; managing the planning and implementation of all meetings of the national executive committee national board and staff; coordinating the registration process, exhibitor participation and hotel room reservations for all national conferences and assisting with all ERA White Pin events; serving as office manager for the 40+ years of her tenure that ERA maintained an office in downtown Chicago; maintaining the ERA membership and other databases and issuing all related reports; coordinating ERA’s Lines Available service; and many more.

Earlier this year, at the 2020 ERA Conference in Austin, Texas, ERA recognized Karin with the Fourth Annual Tess Hill Award for her longevity of service to ERA, for inspiring volunteerism in its highest form and for her dedication to ERA’s educational mission.

ERA CEO Walter E. Tobin, “We are truly fortunate and grateful to have Karin in our ERA family. Throughout the years, she has been the voice of ERA, connecting with everyone who reaches out to the association for any reason. Her contribution, loyalty and dedication are the foundation of our success and represent the true spirit of ERA.”

Please join us in wishing Karin a Happy 50th Anniversary!

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