VATUSA 3 Retirement and New Training Director

Mark Hubbert

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VATUSA 3 Retirement and New Training Director
« on: February 26, 2019, 08:09:00 pm »
VATUSA Members,
I am sad to inform the membership that Brandon Barrett has announced his retirement as our Training Director.  Brandon has become very busy with his job and other personal obligations and feels that the time has come to step away.  Brandon requested that I did not make a huge announcement about his retirement so out of respect for Brandon's wishes I thank Brandon and wish him the very best.  Brandon's last day as the Training Director will be March 2, 2019.  Upon Brandon's retirement, Rick Rump will transition into the role of Division Training Director.  Rick has worked very hard on various training projects since stepping into the Deputy Training Director role and I am pleased to announce that Rick will become the new VATUSA 3.  Please join me in offering your thanks to Brandon for his dedicated service and Congratulations to Rick on his promotion.
Mark Hubbert
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Re: VATUSA 3 Retirement and New Training Director
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2019, 08:12:29 pm »
Brandon, best wishes as you continue your journey.

Rick, congrats on the new role.
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2019, 09:25:47 pm »
Brandon - thank you for all your contributions and guidance. Best of luck to you sir!

Congrats Rick, glad to see you in this vital position!
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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2019, 09:57:31 pm »
Thank you for your effort in Vatusa Rick!!!

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« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2019, 11:52:55 pm »
Brandon - Thank you for your contributions to our community.  Best wishes in your future endeavors.

Rick - Congrats on the new position! I look forward to working with you in this new role and am excited to see what you have planned for us!
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Re: VATUSA 3 Retirement and New Training Director
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2019, 11:57:58 pm »
Brandon, all of us here at the ZAU Training Department want thank you for the time you served. The ideas and new things you've brought to us and the rest of VATUSA. We wish you well with your future endeavors.

Rick, keep the good times rolling. Your leadership has proven itself to us at ZAU already. Keep it going, and congrats! 

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« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2019, 12:06:00 am »
Thanks Brandon and good luck with your life commitments!

Rick! Big congrats. Looking forward to working with you. Lead us in the good direction!

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« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2019, 06:39:32 am »
Best wishes Brandon and congratulations to Rick from ZME!


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Re: VATUSA 3 Retirement and New Training Director
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2019, 07:54:54 am »
Brandon, thank you for all the hard work you have put into VATUSA and VATSIM. It is much appreciated. Best wishes.

Rick, best of luck in your new position. I hope everything goes well. If you need anything, feel free to reach out to me.

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« Reply #9 on: February 27, 2019, 09:19:31 am »
Thank you for all you have done Barrett,  Rick, enjoy that cruise while it lasts  ;D
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Re: VATUSA 3 Retirement and New Training Director
« Reply #10 on: February 27, 2019, 10:00:36 am »
+1 and +1!
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Re: VATUSA 3 Retirement and New Training Director
« Reply #11 on: February 27, 2019, 03:58:49 pm »
Brandon, thank you for everything you have done for the entire VATUSA community. Best wishes for what comes next for you :)

Rick, congrats on the new position. I am looking forward to seeing what comes next!

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Re: VATUSA 3 Retirement and New Training Director
« Reply #12 on: February 27, 2019, 04:34:49 pm »
Thank you Brandon for your hard work!

Rick, I like many others look forward to working with you!

JT
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Joe

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« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2019, 05:16:43 pm »
Brandon, thanks for everything you have done.

Rick, congrats on your new position! Can't wait to work with you!

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« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2019, 07:19:33 am »
Congrats, Rick! Take care, Brandon.
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