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P.O.D. has been concerned about the growth and development of its membership since it began. While we number about 300 members, a large number of people seem to join for one year and then fail to renew their membership. CORE has interpreted this as a lack of tangible pay-off for many people who need more than an annual meeting to help them face local responsibilities. The following report about a new faculty development network which has been formed in the Pacific Northwest has a point to consider for those interested in the continued well-being of P.O.D.