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  • 44. Be Au Sm At Fm Update, K12Pros, NSPMA and more with Ken Wertz

    On this popup podcast episode, Ken Wertz joins Paul and Josh to give our listeners an update on where they have been, and where they are going and dig into all the Au Sm happening with the NSPMA organization.
  • 43. Lead With Your Strengths With Paul and Charley

    In this episode, Josh sits down with MSPMA Executive Director Charley Branham and Paul Anastasi to learn about the upcoming 8-session Lead With Your Strengths presented by Paul at K12Pros hosted by MSPMA and sponsored by TIPS. You can learn more and register here
  • 42. Building Effective Leaders of The Future With John, Jeremiah and Andy

    In this episode, Paul and Josh sit down with John Stangler, Jeremiah Johnson, and Andy Daniels to learn about and share an upcoming Au Sm Professional Development the Midwest Facility Masters Conference 10/29/23-10/31/23 at the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells, WI.
  • 41. MFAA With Ken Wertz

    Paul and Josh sit down with Ken Wertz, Executive Director of MFAA to learn all about their organization, members, and upcoming conference.
  • 40. All Things KADPF With Chris Crockett

    On this episode, Be Au Sm At FM hosts Paul and Josh team up with School Facilities and Operations Podcast host Burke Jones to talk to the Director of Facilities at Turner USD and President of KADPF Chris Crockett. Learn more about this Au Sm Organization and their upcoming conference at
  • 39. All Things Alaska With Justin Ruffridge

    Justin Ruffridge moved to the Kenai/Soldotna area with his family in 1994, when his parents (both educators) braved the journey north to teach at a small Christian school. Justin graduated from high school in 2001 and went on to attend Washington State University graduating with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2008.Justin married his wife Jessie in 2004. After graduation from college, they moved back to the Kenai Peninsula to help care for Jessie’s terminally ill mother. Justin began his pharmacy career at Soldotna Professional Pharmacy, and several years later acquired the Soldotna Pharmacy and the Juneau Drug Company in downtown Juneau with a business partner. Since that time, the partnership also opened the Alpine Apothecary pharmacy in Girdwood.Mr. Ruffridge has been active in community service including a brief tenure on the Soldotna Planning and Zoning commission. Justin was appointed to the Soldotna City Council in 2019 and elected to a full term that October. He was the Chair of the Alaska Board of Pharmacy whose purpose is to create and enforce regulations, and the safe dispensing of medications through pharmacies across the State. Justin enjoys coaching Little League in the summer months and has been an advocate for those in our communities struggling to find housing. During the COVID pandemic he worked diligently in local communities focusing on prevention, mitigation and treatment efforts.Justin believes strongly in classical conservative values, represented by a simple truth that effective change is best accomplished over time resulting from constructive dialogue with all parties involved in the decision-making process. This is fundamentally hard work, but it is worth the effort. Creating lasting and meaningful change requires a desire to be humble, an ability to bring people together, and a willingness to learn.Justin Ruffridge was elected in 2022 as the District 7 Representative for the Alaska State House, and he is honored to serve the constituents in Kenai and Soldotna.