THE HARDING CHAPTER - IAAP                    

Welcome to the Harding Chapter and the IAAP®, running strong for over 65 years now!  We are known as the "Little Chapter That Does!" 
If you are a current member of IAAP, but are new to the website, please use the links below to get started.        
The Harding Chapter meets on the 3rd Tuesday monthly at Marion General Hospital.  Dinner may be purchased in the cafeteria and the meeting starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. 

If you are visiting and are interested in IAAP and the Harding Chapter please refer to the
links below for more information about what IAAP has to offer.  

Note: Some website content is limited to viewing by members only.


…. The Harding Chapter of IAAP presents their Annual Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon & Seminar on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at TRECA, 100 Executive Drive Marion, OH 43302

from 11 A.M. until 4 P.M.  Speakers include:

Img5174 (2) 






AJ Casey presents “ Make Ya Wanna STOMP!” -   Conference attendees from Texas to Toronto have raved about Make Ya Wanna STOMP! Presenter AJ Casey brings energy and inspiration that participants have called “powerful”,  “invigorating”, “completely life-changing”.

Salute Your Super Self

Trust Yourself and Take Some Risks

Overcome What Holds You Back

Master the Mindset of Success

Proceed in Passion and Power 

AJ has built her career in fundraising and training, rising to a national level of recognition and success. Her mission is to help her audiences live life boldly and deliberately.  You’ll discover why she was chosen as the “Best Educational Session in 2012” by the Society of Government Meeting Planners.


 Jason Zigmont, PhD, CHSE-A , OhioHealth Learning presents “ Finding a Balance”   How to find a balance between your work, rest, play and pray.  Included in this topic is how to find your ’flag’ or definitive purpose in order to guide your decisions in life.  Take homes include: Finding a flag, balancing work, rest, play (family/grouptime) and pray (alone time), knowing your motivations and how to keep your work from crossing into your life and vice-versa.



Amy Kotterman RD, LD, Corporate Dietitian for United Church Homes presents  “Is My Job Making Me Overweight?”

Do you often find yourself snacking at your desk? Whether it is stress related or you just have a sweet tooth, how many times does your hand find itself in the candy bowl or snacks from the vending machine? A recent study showed that Administrative professionals are 69% more likely to be overweight and put on pounds at work. Do you fall in this category? How do we stop the trend and what foods can help keep you satisfied to cut back on the snacking? This session will provide you with tips for eating healthier and to get you up and moving so you can keep those extra pounds at bay.

Opossum and Friends –
being both a songwriter and wildlife rehabilitator can have strange consequences... and Steve Moore.… during his 25 years of doing local wildlife rescue/rehab work, and writing a few songs about opossums, was branded with a nickname that stuck.  He is a local performing singer/songwriter, writing, singing, and playing his homegrown, organic “trance-folk” music and stories to a broad audience. “A song has no value… until it is given away to the wind.” Opossum


With administrative professionals handling a wider variety of duties, it’s imperative to learn the latest in office trends, culture, and technology. Our event is designed for administrative professionals who are committed to their excellence and are interested in succeeding in their chosen field.  Each session will provide you with techniques geared to help you achieve your highest potential in this important profession. Like many of today’s exemplary professionals, you are savvy, experienced, and continually looking for new challenges that can hone your skills and boost your value in the workplace. Our event will guide you to administrative success by giving you beneficial information to take back to your workplace.



     APW Flyer



IAAP Core Purpose

"To ensure individuals working in office and administrative professions have the opportunity to connect, learn, lead and excel."

IAAP Core Values


Demonstrated by honesty, accountability and ethical behavior consistent with an abiding respect for the dignity and value of individuals.


Demonstrated through listening, understanding and responding to member and stakeholder feedback.


Demonstrated by quality resources that support growth and development of the individual and the profession.


Demonstrated by an inclusive culture that appreciates the value of diverse perspectives, the power of common vision, and equality among peers.