Towards 2000

John Sheppard interviews Pat Frankish and asks her to set out her ambitions for her presidential year.
‘IS the Society President a leader or a servant?’ asks incoming President, Pat Frankish. Underlying much of our recent conversation was an evident ethic of service — ‘I’m just a pragmatic person and if it needs doing I do it,’ she remarks. At the same time, it is clear that this is a servant with clear ideas of where she wants to go. ‘Change what can be changed, don’t try to change what cannot be changed, and know the difference between the two,’ is a guiding Chinese proverb of hers.

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