ALBG Executive Council Meeting
The next meeting of the ALBG Executive Council will be held on Friday, December 7th. The main topic of discussion will be the development of the proposed 2019 Operating Budget. If you have any items you wish to have placed on the agenda please let your Council representative know soon!
LBG Guide Supervisory Park Ranger Angela Atkinson has accepted a temporary two-month detail as Chief of Interpretation at Richmond National Battlefield Parks. This detail will last from November 12 through January 9. Best wishes and safe travels Angie.!
ACTING LBG PROGRAM MANAGER
While Angie is on her temporary detail to Richmond long-time Ranger John Heiser has agreed to take on the task of riding herd over the cat colony known as the Licensed Battlefield Guides. Best wishes John and we will try to go easy on you!
WELCOME NEW LBG’s
Oral exams continue to be administered as we enter the fall season. With visitation rapidly falling off and the necessity of finding uniforms and the like most will likely not begin guiding until spring. Please welcome Charles Rebesco of Munster, Indiana (September 26, 2018); Patrick Raftery of Hartsdale, New York (October 1, 2018); Michael Rupert of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (October 17, 2018); and Jim Fouts of Gettysburg (November 1, 2018.) There are other orals to be given as Angie is available over the next several months.