This year marks the 51st observance of Administrative Professionals Week, formerly called National Secretaries Week, April 20-26. Representatives from The University of Texas-Pan American and Council for South Texas Economic Progress - all members of the Rio Grande Valley Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals - accepted a proclamation from Edinburg Mayor Joe Ochoa honoring administrative professionals at the April 15 Edinburg City Council meeting. The Valley chapter will kick off the week with a reception at 2 p.m. Monday, April 21 in the International Trade and Technology Building at UTPA. All administrative professionals are invited to attend. Pictured with Ochoa from left to right: Maria Elena Silva, administrative clerk, UTPA Physical Plant; Carole Macheska, administrative associate, UTPA Student Financial Services; L. Winnie Carey, administrative secretary, UTPA Office of Vice President for Business Affairs; Emily Dickinson, executive secretary, CoSTEP; and Janie Luna, accounting clerk II, UTPA Office of the Comptroller.