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Jan. 4, 2006

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FPA Names Nicolette 2006 President-Elect

Nicholas A. Nicolette, principal of Sterling Financial Planning in Sparta, N.J., has been named 2006 president-elect for the Financial Planning Association (FPA). The board also named four new members to its board of directors.

Nicolette, who has been on the FPA's board of directors for two years, will serve as the organization's president in 2007. He has been a member of FPA and its predecessor organizations since 1982 and has served as president and chair of the FPA of New Jersey, and president, chair and education director of the Northern New Jersey Society of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners (ICFP), one of the predecessor organizations of the FPA.

"I'm extremely honored to have been elected to this position," Nicolette says. "This is an exciting time as FPA continues its work of serving the financial planning profession and helping the public to thrive and prosper in their lives."

The new board members, who will serve three-year terms starting January 1, are:

• Susan K. Bradley, founder of the Sudden Money Institute in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and an outside partner with The Palm Beach Wealth Management Group at Raymond James & Associates in West Palm Beach, Fla.

• Tom L. Potts, professor of finance and director of the financial services program for Baylor University

• Richard C. Salmen, senior vice president/senior advisor with GTrust in Overland Park, Kan. He formerly held positions with Waddell & Reed, Financial Planning Concepts and Legacy Trust Company.

• Stacy L. Schaus, principal and leader of Hewitt Financial Services LLC, a fully owned subsidiary of Hewitt Associates in Lincolnshire, Ill. She consults with many of the nation's largest employers on the design and delivery of retirement plans as well as financial advocacy programs for their employees.

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