Accolades: A toast to Dr. Mous; Certification renewal

August 3, 2013 

A toast to Dr. Mous

Dr. Dirk H. Mous, M.D., has assumed the role of District 33 Area, F1 governor, of Toastmasters International.

Dr. Mous specializes in family practice, is a former chief of staff of Mercy Medical Center and has been an active member of Sunrise Toastmasters for nine years.

He also has served as vice president of public relations, sergeant at arms, vice president of membership and was the club president in 2012-2013.

Certification renewal

Karen Smith has successfully completed the requirements for renewal of her professional certification as a certified scientific materials manager.

Karen has worked to maintain certification as set forth by NAOSMM, the National Association of Scientific Materials Managers, which requires familiarity and expertise with the many aspects of scientific materials management, ranging from managerial planning, decision making, purchasing, inventory control, security and safety.

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