Members in the News

Laura Thompson, longstanding FPA member and General Secretary for the FPA Scholarship Fund, is pleased to announce the publication of her new book Mindful Communications: Build Better Relationships and Improve Your Personal and Professional Life!”

Build better relationships in both your personal and professional life through the art of mindful communications that combines effective listening with awareness of yourself and others. Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Zen Master, says that once you learn to commune with yourself, you’re better able to communicate with others with empathy and compassion. You can learn to develop all these skills at the same time through the examples and practice techniques given that shall assist you in becoming a mindful communicator. Don’t all of us want a better world to live in, and the opportunity to have more meaningful, loving, and productive relationships, whether it’s with our family and friends or collaborating with our colleagues or being of service to our clients? Yes, and…


emerging_artists_2016Laura Thompson, longstanding FPA member and General Secretary for the FPA Scholarship Fund, has had one of her one-act plays “Lost & Found” selected for the e-Merging Artists Festival. “Lost & Found” is during Evening B. Her play runs from December 3-10, 2016 at The Bridge Theatre, 244 West 54th Street, 12th floor (between Broadway & 8th Ave), in New York City. There will be four short plays for each Evening B performance: Sat. Dec 3 @ 3pm; Sun. Dec 4 @ 3pm; Tues. Dec 6 @ 7:30pm; Weds. Dec 7 @ 7:30pm; Fri. Dec 9 @ 7:30pm; and, Sat. Dec 10 @ 7:30pm. Enjoy the performances of all the emerging artists during this festival. Tickets: $10 (Cash Only). Reservations: Information: 917-982-5083. Seating is limited: 30 Seats Only. Tickets must be claimed no later than 30 minutes before curtain.

Watch interview with Laura Thompson

In Memoriam: Alan Capper, FPA President 2006-2013