Administrative Professionals Week 2016


WHEREAS, administrative professionals play an essential role in coordinating the office operations of businesses, government, educational institutions, and other organizations; and

WHEREAS, there are more than 22 million administrative and office support professionals working in the United States; and

WHEREAS, the work of administrative professionals requires advanced knowledge and expertise in communications, computer software, office technology, project management, organization, customer service, and other vital office management responsibilities; and

WHEREAS, Administrative Professionals Week is observed annually in workplaces around the world to recognize the important contributions of administrative support staff, and is sponsored by the International Association of Administrative Professionals; and

WHEREAS, Administrative Professionals Week is an important opportunity to recognize the important role that office professionals play in modern business;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terence R. McAuliffe, do hereby recognize the week of April 24-30, 2016, as ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS WEEK in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.