Commonwealth of Massachusetts A Proclamation His Excellency Governor Deval L. Patrick
Whereas Administrative professionals play an essential role in coordinating the office operations of businesses, government, educational institutions, and other organizations; and
Whereas Today, 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 The theme for this week is “Be the One,” reflecting how today’s administrative professionals are continuously evolving for success in today's ever-changing business environment by defining their profession’s focus into the future,
Now, Therefore, I, Deval L. Patrick,Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, do hereby proclaim April 21-27, 2013, to be,
ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS WEEK
And urge all the citizens of the Commonwealth to take cognizance of this event and participate fittingly in its observance.
Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston, this twenty-first day of March, in the year two thousand and thirteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the two hundred and thirty-sixth.
By His Excellency
Deval L. Patrick Governor of the Commonwealth
William Francis Galvin Secretary of the Commonwealth