Destination Imagination Remembers Long Time Supporter and Board Member Val Conroy
August 24th was a sad day for the Destination Imagination community. Valerie S. Conroy, former Affiliate Director for Connecticut and current Trustee for the DI Board, passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Fellow Board Member, Eric Wolff remarked at her memorial, “We have lost a visionary and a true friend, and she will be missed.” Val served the DI program with great dedication, knowledge of volunteerism, professionalism and strategic vision. She enthusiasticly advocated for children to engage in creative experiences in order to challenge their imaginations. “I loved Val’s sense of humor and zest for life,” said Chuck Cadle, CEO of Destination Imagination, “she was always forwarding me funny clips, highlighting life lessons and offering me advice about strategic matters.” Val’s memorial information may be viewed at here.