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International News

New Trustees Elected – Updated 5/7/22 

The International Board of Trustees recently held an election to select a new Trustee to fill the vacancy on the Board due to the retirement of Dr. Patricia Mathess for health-related reasons.  Dr. Susan LaFergola, member of the IDMR Los Angeles Branch and International Corporate Status Secretary, was elected as Trustee.  The International Board of Trustees wholeheartedly welcomes Dr. LaFergola to the Board and thanks Dr. Patricia Mathess for her years of service.

The International Board of Trustees recently held an election to select a new Trustee to fill the vacancy on the Board due to the demise of Dr. Fred Allen. Jr.  Dr. Cargel Stewart, Dean of the IDMR Toronto Canada Branch, was elected as Trustee.  The International Board of Trustees wholeheartedly welcomes him to the Board.

New IDMR International Secretary

The International Board of Trustees held an election to select a new Secretary due to the retirement of Dr. Marion Harris from the Office of Secretary. The results of the election were announced at the September meeting of the International Board of Trustees held on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Dr. Deborah Sharp was elected as the new International Secretary of the Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research. The Board wholeheartedly welcomed Dr. Sharp to her new position.

New IDMR International Treasurer

Due to the retirement of Dr. Marion Farley from the Office of Treasurer of the Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research, the International Board of Trustees recently held an election to select a new Treasurer.  Dr. Farley stated that it has been an honor to serve as International Treasurer for 36 years.  He will retain his position as Trustee.  The results of the election were announced at the July meeting of the International Board of Trustees held on Saturday, July 24, 2021.  Dr. Joseph Lafergola was elected as the new International Treasurer of the Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research.  The Board wholeheartedly  welcomed Dr. Lafergola to his new position and thanked Dr. Farley for his years of service.

IDMR Branch Schedule Changes Due to COVID-19 and Visitation Restrictions

Prior to making plans to visit ANY IDMR Branch School, please check the Branch Schedule Updates at the bottom of the News Page to ensure that class is being held and to ensure there are no visitation restrictions. Also, please contact the branch directly in advance to make them aware of your plans to visit, to verify the current class schedule and to obtain any COVID-19 related protocols.  Some branches are temporarily closed due to COVID-19 restrictions and many branches are unable to accommodate visitors at this time due to social distancing requirements. 

Announcements

IDMR.NET WEBSITE MOBILE EXPERIENCE

The newly redesigned IDMR.net website is best viewed in landscape mode on mobile devices (especially cell phones).  We will be working to constantly improve your mobile viewing experience.  Please ensure that your browser is up-to-date.  Chrome and Firefox are the preferred browsers for viewing the new site. 

STORMS AND TORNADOES IN THE MIDWEST, SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES 

There have been several storms and tornadoes in the Midwest, Southern and Southeastern United States recently.  Information currently available to International Headquarters indicates that IDMR members fared well during the storms.  Posted on 5/7/22.

IDMR BRANCHES NOT PARTICIPATING IN THE MP3/MP4 PROGRAM

It is the desire of the International Dean that all IDMR members have access to the MP3’s and MP4’s.  If you are a member in active status attending a branch that has opted out of the MP3/MP4 Program and you would like to receive the lectures, please contact Dr. Patricia Nelson via email at super@idmr.net.  If you do not have access to email, please contact her by phone at 951-236-6160. You may also contact Dr. Alysia Bradford at international@idmr.net.  Thank You. 

PERSONAL MAIL

Please do not send personal mail to IDMR PO Boxes, specifically, International Headquarters and the Los Angeles Branch. The Los Angeles Secretary is having to stand in line to sign for personal packages and personal mail. IDMR PO Boxes should only be used for branch school business.