January 1, 2004
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Craig Roberts
Computer U, Ltd.
Craig Roberts elected President of the Polar Chapter (Minnesota) of
the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners
Craig is joined on the Polar Chapter Board by Marty
Nunemaker, President Elect (Benchmark/New Horizons), Mary Texer,
Treasurer (Business Microvar), Dave Meier, Secretary (Magenic), Adam
Hite, Membership (Benchmark/New Horizons), Kristy Krueger, Website &
Marketing (Altara), Tavis Hudson, Program (AppDev), Dave Stahlman, Past
President (Inetium), Eric Garrison, Member at Large (Benchmark/New
Horizons), and Stephen Anderson, Member at Large (Xiotech).
Craig Roberts has been a Microsoft Certified
Professional (MCP) since 1994. With his MCP status, his company joined
the same year the Microsoft Solution Provider program. The Microsoft
Solution Provider program has evolved, with different requirements and
name changes, into the Microsoft Certified Partner program.
Craig is certified on a number of different
Microsoft technologies, including Microsoft Visual FoxPro and Microsoft
Visual Basic. Craig has trained on FoxPro extensively in Minnesota and,
over the years, in California, Illinois, South Dakota, North Dakota,
Nebraska and Manitoba, Canada. His FoxPro training materials have been
used by training centers across the U.S. and Canada.
Craig is owner of Computer U, Ltd., which currently
has an office in Lindstrom, Minnesota and works with clients from the
The Polar Chapter
The Polar Chapter is formed for the purpose of
helping maximize business opportunities for its members through
partnering; building close cooperation and communication with Microsoft
at the local and national level; providing forums for information
exchange, technical, marketing, and business development education; and
providing professional educational forums for building strong, ethically
sound, and profitable working relationships.
The Polar Chapter was founded in 1994. It was one
of the first chapters formed under IAMCP’s predecessor organization, the
Association of Microsoft Solution Providers (AMSP).
There are currently about twenty five members of
the Polar Chapter including Microsoft Certified Partner companies and
individuals who are employed by Microsoft Certified Partners.
The web site for the Polar Chapter is
The International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners (IAMCP)
The Microsoft Certified Partner Program
Representing Microsoft’s new concept in partner
relationships, the Microsoft partner program offers a single, integrated
partnering framework that recognizes partners for their expertise,
rewards them for the total impact they have in the technology
marketplace, and delivers more value to help their business be
For more information, go to the Microsoft
Partnering web site: