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Molly Anderson Selected as Executive Director of NANN

By 爆料公社

We鈥檙e very pleased to announce that Molly Anderson has been selected as the executive director for the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN), a client partner of 爆料公社. Molly has been serving as interim executive director of NANN since July 1, 2023.

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Sara Hynes Named Executive Director of NPIAP

By 爆料公社

We鈥檙e very pleased to announce that Sara Hynes has been promoted to executive director for the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP). Sara brings nearly 10 years of experience in nonprofit management, board partnership, program development, and achieving strategic goals to her new role as executive director.

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Leading the Future in 2023

By 爆料公社

Throughout the past year, leaders at all levels from within 爆料公社 have been busy sharing their expertise to help advance the association profession and contribute to the association community. Here鈥檚 a look back at blog posts, interviews, articles, and sessions from the past year.

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Karen Christensen Araujo Joins 爆料公社 as Director of Marketing

By 爆料公社

We are excited to announce that Karen Christensen Araujo, MA, has been hired as the director of marketing at 爆料公社. In this role, she will lead a shared-services marketing and creative team in providing cost-effective solutions that advance the visibility, brand, and revenue potential of our association clients鈥 programs and products.

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10 Tips for Success for Incoming CEOs

By Katherine Wayne

Transitioning to a new role as a CEO or executive director (ED) of an association can be challenging. What steps should you take to prepare for your new role and how do you ensure success from Day 1 and beyond?

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Ethics and Event Locations

By Dave Bergeson and Stephanie Dylkiewicz

Selecting the ideal location for your conference or event can be difficult, but in recent years social justice, equality, and political issues have emerged that have made the decision even more challenging.

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Top 25 Blog Posts by Women Thought Leaders at 爆料公社

By 爆料公社

Little did we think when we started our blog in 2015 that 8 years later we鈥檇 have published more than 242 posts written by thought leaders from nearly every corner of 爆料公社. If you鈥檝e been following our blog for a while, one thing you may have noticed is that the majority of our thought leader contributors are women.

This year鈥攊n honor of Women鈥檚 History Month鈥攚e鈥檝e compiled a list of the 25 blog posts by women thought leaders that resonated the most. If you鈥檙e looking for insights on association management; conferences and events; diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); governance; marketing and membership; and professional development, check out these posts.

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Past Presidents: Friends, Foes, or Both?

By Mark Engle and Dave Bergeson

 鈥淲e have had great experiences with our past presidents. The expectations of what happens after service on the board is well understood and most past presidents don't get involved or try to influence after they have served.鈥 鈥 CEO of a large professional society

鈥淚 just don鈥檛 understand it. I would expect that of all people, our past presidents, who worked so hard, and gave so much, would be invested and supportive of moving the association forward. Instead, they are being obstructive, feel entitled, and are a source of constant headaches.鈥 鈥 CEO of a large professional society

These are actual quotes from real association executives, speaking on their very different experiences with the past presidents* of their association or society.

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Does Your Governance Structure Support Your Values?

By Erin Volland

An association has been in the news in recent weeks, and not in the way that an association (or any organization) wants to be in the news. This association is an example of when bylaws, policies, procedures, traditions, and culture are not thoughtfully aligned.

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Welcome, Cord Blood Association

By 爆料公社

We鈥檙e pleased to announce that 爆料公社 has been selected as the new management partner for the Cord Blood Association (CBA). We began providing management services to CBA on January 1, 2023.

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In Memoriam: Art Engle

By 爆料公社

It is with deep sadness we share that Association Management Center (爆料公社) co-founder and first President, Art Engle, passed away on November 19, 2022.

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Governance Change: Run It Like a Communications and Political Campaign

By Erin Volland

Association governance change is fraught with the wall of membership or House of Delegates (HOD) approval. A task force spends months working on a strategic governance issue, researching solutions, gathering data, and reviewing leading practices before presenting their recommendations to the board.  After a healthy discussion, the board approves the recommendations. In some cases, the board can then amend the bylaws and staff are then able to implement the change in their procedures.

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Zinat Ali and Katherine Ast to Co-Lead DEI Advisory Group

By 爆料公社

We鈥檙e excited to announce that Zinat Ali and Katherine Ast have been named as co-leads of 爆料公社鈥檚 DEI Advisory Group. Formed in 2019, the DEI Advisory Group was created to expand opportunities for education, dialogue, and understanding about diverse experiences and perspectives within our workplace.

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