Publisher’s Notes

A SMOOTH TRANSITION TO THE FUTURE Personnel depth -- coaches refer to it as bench strength -- is always a vital characteristic of any championship team. And it is our good fortune to have a remarkably strong bench of talented people on the JCK team. That's why we didn't have to look far to find the ideal successors to George and Debbie Holmes, both of whom have retired after 22 years of JCK editorial leadership. Peggy Jo Donahue, who began her career at JCK as an associate editor in 1979 and was our special projects editor for the past three years, has been chosen to take the reins as our new editor in chief. She moves into this top position with enthusiasm, impressive credentials and a clear vision of how JCK can best serve its readers and the industry in the years ahead. When told of her appointment, Peggy Jo said, after a couple of speechless moments, "my dream has come true, and

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