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Learn a New Skill This Weekend

Make the most out of your weekend by joining a SQLSaturday event in your city. As a PASS member, you have free access to these community events, offering training, speaking, and networking opportunities with data professionals in your local area.

SQLSaturdays cover a wide variety of topics designed to help you advance in your career.

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PASS Blog has Moved!

Looking for old blog posts? We've recently moved the PASS Blog to its new home at:, but you can still view older blog posts here, but please update your bookmarks so you can continue getting the latest posts from the PASS Blog.

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2019 PASS Election Timelines

The 2019 NomCom and PASS Election timelines are now available:

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Announcing the 2020/21 PASS Executive Committee

During the June PASS Board meeting, which took place June 18 – 19, 2019, the Board voted to elect the 2020/21 PASS Executive Committee (ExecCo).

Congratulations to our newly elected 2020/21 ExecCo:

Wendy Pastrick - PASS President

Tim Ford - Executive Vice President, Finance & Governance

John Martin - Vice President, Marketing

Grant Fritchey - As current PASS President, Grant will automatically assume the role of Immediate Past President.

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2019 PASS Bylaws

With the PASS Board meeting in full swing over the next two days in Vancouver, BC (June 18-19), one of the first items on the agenda was finalizing the PASS Bylaws.

After completing the 30-day community review period, the next step in approving the Bylaws was a Board vote. We're pleased to announce that the motion passed and the PASS Bylaw updates are in affect immediately.

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Share Your Technical Content with the PASS Community!

We're always on the look out for great content from our global PASS community. If you or a community member you know has a blog, demo, or video (or any other format!) you'd like to share with the PASS membership, we'd love to include it in one of our PASS Insights newsletters which offer technical content for the Analyst, DBA, BI professional, and Developer.

Please send your content to to be considered for future editions of the PASS Insights newsletter.

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Modern Migration Tour 2019 is Coming to a City Near You!

Get a head start on your migration to an updated on-premise, cloud, or hybrid solution before SQL Server 2008 End of Support takes effect on July 09, by joining one of our upcoming Local Events in a city near you!

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PASS Bylaws Town Hall Recording Now Available

Thank you to everyone who participated in today's PASS Bylaws Town Hall meetings.

Please find the link to the morning recorded session below:

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PASS Election - Complete Your Profile by June 01, 2019

Every vote counts! To be eligible to vote in this year's PASS Election, please complete your myPASS profile by June 01, 2019:

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