YP Newsletter - April 2014

April 24, 2014

The Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund awards a $5,000 scholarship to assist the employees of IAM member companies and their dependents with college tuition!

Deadline is May 1st
The Portal Magazine


Contribute to The Portal Magazine

May/June 2014 - Customs Regulations and Port Rules/Practices in Different Countries


The next edition of The Portal 
will focus on the good, the bad, and the ugly of international shipping. More details on the topic and the content that IAM is looking for can be found on the IAM website

Showcase your company in The Portal - it's the best free advertising you'll ever get!


DEADLINE: April 30, 2014

Send your submission to both Janet.Seely@IAMovers.org AND JoyceDexter47@comcast.net.


Who will lead the IAM-YP for the next two years?
We are now accepting nominations for IAM-YP Chair and Vice-Chair positions. 


The IAM-YP Chair has the following responsibilities:

  • Non-voting member of the IAM Executive Committee
  • Appoints the IAM-YP Management Board and IAM-YP committees with approval from the IAM President
  • Works closely with IAM-YP Management Board and IAM-YP Committees to accomplish the projects identified as important to the ongoing success of the IAM-YP

The Vice-Chair supports the Chair in each of these efforts. The Chair and Vice-Chair are both elected to two-year terms and sit on the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund Board of Directors.


We will conduct elections for IAM-YP Chair and Vice-Chair beginning on July 15, 2014. 


If you would like to run for either of these positions or wish to nominate someone to do so, please notify IAM Membership Services Coordinator, Ms. Ayana Singhateh, at ayana.singhateh@iamovers.org by June 15, 2014.

Annual Meeting

IAM 52nd Annual Meeting Tentative Schedule 


The 52nd Annual Meeting will be held October 7 - 10, 2014 at the Marriott World Center in Orlando, Florida. 


 52nd Annual Meeting Tentative Schedule at a glance.


*This is a tentative schedule and subject to change.

IAM-YP Annual Meeting Schedule of Events 


Team-building Event

Tuesday, October 7, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 


Welcome Reception

Tuesday, October 7, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. 


Membership Meeting

Wednesday, October 8, 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 


Mentor Meet Up  

Thursday, October 9, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 


YP Social Mixer - ICEBAR

Thursday, October 9, 9 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. 


*This is a tentative schedule and subject to change.


Member Spotlight

Meet our youngest YP member!
We are proud of IAM-YP former Vice-Chair Kim Stoute and welcome, baby Dominique Sarai Stoute to the IAM family. Dominique was born on February 10, 2014. We wish the happy family all the very best!

Meet Baby Kaisei Jean!

IAM-YP Chair Brian Goldstein and his wife Chie welcomed a baby boy named Kaisei Jean Goldstein on September 27,2013. Congratulations on the new addition to your family!

Congratulations Michelle! We are excited to share that Michelle Holloway's daughter, Sierra Holloway, signed to Lower Columbia College in Longview, WA with a volleyball scholarship.


You could be next! Send us news and features that highlight all of the positive things that Young Professionals are doing to impact the IAM-YP, IAM, and the industry as a whole.

Professional Development

Millennials, better known as Generation Y, are known for their cutting-edge technology-driven culture. A recent article in

Baseline Magazine

said Millennials represent the future of our global economy.   


Over 12,000 Millennials participated in a global research study conducted by Telefónica. Click here to review the global Millennial Leaders survey.   

As young professionals in the moving, relocation, forwarding and logistics industry do you see yourself as an emerging leaders of the global economy?

Download: YP Newsletter - April 2014