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Baltimore area professional organizers head to the 2013 NAPO Conference

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This week, the city of New Orleans will be swarmed with hundreds of professional organizers, who will be visiting the area for the annual conference of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). The NAPO Annual Conference & Organizing Expo will be held on April 17-20th, 2013, and is one of the highlights of the year for professional organizers and productivity consultants around the world, including Baltimore area professional organizers, who are members of the NAPO Baltimore chapter.

NAPO Baltimore chapter members attending include: Debi Clark of Go to Girl Organizing Solutions, Kathleen Durham of KD Space Lifts, Sheri Fabic of Framework Organizing and Design, Holly Henson of Simplify Organizing, Laura Kavinski of Timely Transitions, Cheryl Osterhouse of In Order for Life, Amy Rehkemper of Simplify Organizing, Jacquie Ross of CastAway the Clutter! and Susan von Surhke of Timely Transitions.

The conference will be opened with keynote speaker, David F. Tolin, PhD, ABPP, of the popular A&E TV series, Hoarders, and Oxygen channel show, My Shopping Addiction.

Peter Shankman, founder of Help a Reporter Out (HARO), will present the closing keynote, Unmask the Potential in Your Business: Reinventing the Art of Networking: Helping Mainstream Clients Get Unstuck: Lessons Learned from Clinical Psychology.

The NAPO Conference is open to the public. A registrant does not need to be a NAPO member to join, but is highly encouraged to join so that they can enjoy the benefits of membership, including a reduced conference registration fee. For more information about the 2013 NAPO Conference, visit the NAPO website at

NAPO Conference Registration site:
Visit for program details and to learn more.

Find a Baltimore area NAPO Organizer near you:
Find a professional organizer.

About NAPO:
As quoted from the website, “The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) is a group of about 4,200 professional organizers dedicated to helping individuals and businesses bring order and efficiency to their lives. Our vision is to have the world recognize the value of organizing and turn to NAPO as the leading organizing authority. Our mission is to develop, lead, and promote professional organizers and the organizing industry.

In addition to serving professional organizers, we aim to help consumers and those interested in becoming professional organizers. We offer programs, information, and guidance for each of these groups.”

About the Author:
Baltimore Organized Families writer and professional organizer, Jacquie Ross has been writing for The Examiner since 2009. Please check out her other articles related to decluttering, organization and time management. Jacquie also shares organizing tips in her Timely Tips e-newsletter. Subscribers are eligible to receive a free email declutter tips course when they sign up for her newsletter at CastAway the Clutter!




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