The following is a message just sent out by the President of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR) to NOSSCR members:
Nancy Shor, our long-time Executive Director, has advised the Board of her decision to step down as Executive Director. I am pleased that she will continue with NOSSCR during this transition and that she will be staying on in another capacity. I know I can speak for all of us when I say that words cannot express our gratitude for the wonderful job Nancy has done as our one and only Executive Director.
As NOSSCR president, I have set up a search committee to find our new Executive Director. If you or anyone you know is interested in this position, please forward a resume to me at ________. Resumes need to be submitted by May 5, 2013.
As always, if you have any questions or concerns, send me an email or call me at _______.
Debra S. Shifrin Attorney at Law.
I'm leaving out Debra's e-mail address and telephone number since those were intended for NOSSCR members. I'm sure that any resumes or messages sent to NOSSCR's offices will reach Debra.
I'm sorry that this day has arrived. Nancy Shor has been NOSSCR's Executive Director since it was formed in 1979. I've been amazed by Nancy's ability to deal with the multitude of issues that have confronted NOSSCR. There has never been any internal NOSSCR issue that ever posed a significant threat to the organization. That's all due to Nancy's skill. When you're talking about a 34 year time period, that's just astonishing. Nancy has been a trusted friend to generations of NOSSCR presidents, board members and NOSSCR members in general and all of those categories include me. I'm glad to see that Nancy will still be around in a consultant relationship. Her abilities and experience will be greatly missed but what we'll mostly miss is -- Nancy.
Nancy's importance in the Social Security world extended well beyond NOSSCR. She represented NOSSCR in its dealings with Social Security, Capitol Hill and other organizations. There have been 19 Social Security Commissioners since Nancy first became Executive Director of NOSSCR. There's no way of counting the number of members of Congress, Congressional staffers, Social Security officials and executives of other organizations she's dealt with. Everyone knew Nancy. Everyone listened to Nancy.I hope that despite retiring, Nancy will have a long continued relationship with NOSSCR.