Association Management Group (AMG) CEO Paul Mengert Named Educator of the Year by Community Associations Institute (CAI)

AMG

Each year at its annual conference, CAI honors individuals who have made significant contributions to CAI and the community association way of life. Mengert founded Association Management Group (AMG), a professional community association management company, in 1985.

Best Way to Know Members?

Association Adviser

This month’s Corner Office profile shines on Pamela Hemann, FASAE, CAE, president of Association Management Services, Inc. and executive director of Leadership California, a professional network. From the Corner Office Leadership Membership change diversity Leadership California membership Pamela Hemann volunteers For more about this topic, click on the headline.

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Association Management Gen Xer Meme - Right Here, Right Now

Association Subculture

Association Management Gen Xer Meme - Right Here, Right Now. I entered the association workforce and found myself surrounded for the most part with Boomers. I started identifying as "association professional" and my career took center stage as my sole form of public self-expression and to a large extent, private as well as the 60 hour workweeks sapped my energy and left me utterly drained. Labels: association , Gen X , gen y , generations , governance , management.

Associations Note: Being 1st to Market Still Relevant

SCD Group

Carney, assistant professor of management, University of California, Berkeley''s Haas School of Business, says the "first is best" effect suggests that firsts are preferred even when completely unwarranted and irrational. Here are links to two related posts for association executives: 2/12 For association members, how fast is fast enough ? 2/10 Why wait for an Association''s Monthly Newsletter ? SCD Group is relocating its office.

Paul Wright, Ed.D., Joins L&M

L&M Association Management

L&M is delighted to announce that in October of last year Paul Wright joined our staff as an associate executive and organizational strategist. Paul brings over 35 years of business experience, including 16 years as an association executive, 10 years as a partner and co-founder of a consulting practice in Palo Alto, CA that focused on executive team alignment, strategic planning, leadership training, team building, and executive coaching.

Association 141+: The Grassroots Innovation Leader

Association 141+

Association 141+. On a recent association chapter visit to southern California, a chapter president I met described a unique volunteer that he had on his board. While some of the best innovation comes from the input of multiple perspectives and I would not be surprised to hear the eventual formation of an innovation committee of some kind, the idea of having a chief innovator for each component - or for every association as a whole - is a concept the I love.

Earning respect: How one community association attorney prioritizes well-being and supports women

Ungrated

Part of a series about women in leadership roles during Women’s History Month. Poole is president of the 2022 CCAL Board of Governors and is one of five women serving as chair or president of CAI’s leadership groups this year. How does it feel to be in a leadership position? .

ASAE Board of Directors Announces Selection of Michelle Mason as Next President and CEO

AssociationChat

Association Forum CEO will Start on September 1, 2021 . WASHINGTON, DC— Michelle Mason, FASAE, CAE, current President and CEO of the Chicago-based Association Forum, will become ASAE’s next President and CEO effective September 1, 2021, Stephen J.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.3.20

Reid All About it

This series of 15-minute videos cover hot topics and issues related to 501c organization management. Guest: Cathy Pales, Executive Leadership Coach. Organizer: Association Data Analytics Brown Bag. Association Chat on Twitter (#assnchat).

Daily Buzz: Say Goodbye to Free Shampoo at Hotels

Associations Now

Soon disappearing from your hotel experience, at least in California: individual containers of soap and shampoo. Something to keep in mind if you’re traveling to California in the future: Small plastic shampoo and soap bottles would soon be banned at hotels under a new bill passed by the state Assembly, according to the Los Angeles Times. How should these sessions, and planners’ roles in them, evolve so that they continue to fulfill an association’s needs and goals?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.16.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… The state of associations. Cecilia Sepp, CAE, founder of Rogue Tulips, recently released the findings of their September association survey, What’s Next for Associations.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.23.21

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. WBT’s post describes why your association would want to offer mixed-age learning programs and suggests how to get started. Hear how to become a more culturally competent association professional.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.2.16

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13 association management experts (including yours truly) make some predictions for 2017 in a new e-book from Aptify. Learn about website personalization: why it’s so important for associations today, how to create and implement a personalization strategy, and how to know when you’ve gone too far with personalization. Leadership Lessons for Association Professionals (Association Chat). Inbound Marketing: Why it Matters for Your Association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.2.16

Reid All About it

13 association management experts (including yours truly) make some predictions for 2017 in a new e-book from Aptify. Learn about website personalization: why it’s so important for associations today, how to create and implement a personalization strategy, and how to know when you’ve gone too far with personalization. Leadership Lessons for Association Professionals (Association Chat). Inbound Marketing: Why it Matters for Your Association.

Having a hard time making decisions? You’re not alone

Association Success

One of the quickest lessons you learn when you get into the association industry is about just how slowly any change happens. . It’s one of the things that was told to me, over and over again, when I first attended the American Society of Association Executives’ annual conference just weeks ago. No one expects you to know anything about the association industry because we all came from other industries.”. Any culture change has to come from and be lived by the leadership. .

Association Subculture: Benefit Corporation Standards Institute, Inc.

Association Subculture

I dont know how many of us in the third sector association sphere have been paying close attention to the movement to establish a new corporate structure in the United States known as the benefit corporation. California was the seventh of eight states to see legislation passed and signed into law to support the creation of benefit corporations. We are seeking the following: Associations who would like to volunteer as a pilot project for standards development. association. (25).

Beyond GDPR: Where Data Privacy Compliance Goes Next

Associations Now

Perhaps it was, but the session, moderated by DelCor CIO David DeLorenzo, CAE, was a reminder that compliance issues in relation to data collection are always a part of the tech leadership gig—and there’s always something fresh around the corner. Brian Willard, a senior business intelligence analyst for the American Library Association, said that his organization is organized as a series of businesses under one central leadership structure.

Association Brain Food: 7.15.22

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Lately, I’ve been hearing more and more about associations offering learning subscriptions. They describe the possibilities by sharing four association learning subscription success stories.

Friday Buzz: How McDonald’s Scored Big With Its Corporate Event

Associations Now

Also: An association management pro looks to his hometown sports teams for inspiration. Every two years, the company puts on a Worldwide Convention in Orange County, California, and it tried a new approach to promote the event this year: Rather than simply launching an event site on its intranet, it created a content-heavy Facebook-style news feed. “It Association management advice, courtesy of our Boston sports teams [link] #assnchat #redsox #bruins #patriots #celtics.

Unpacking the Association Department Head’s IT Bag

Delcor

Unfortunately, association professionals who lead business departments—membership, marketing, meetings, etc.—don’t What you need in your IT bag to manage a mission-critical technology system. In this post, I’m focusing on the association management systems (AMS), but your association or nonprofit relies upon a number of systems , which are likely owned by different people and departments.

Words Make Worlds - Part 2 - Membership vs Citizenship

Association Subculture

This paper is a MUST READ for anyone interested in innovation in our association community. ” Associations have complained for years that “non-members are just skating by because we are doing the work on their behalf.” A recent survey done by Kevin Whorton of Whorton Marketing and Research highlighted that the average penetration rate – active membership divided by total potential universe -as reported by California associations is around 46%.

Join Me in My Next Bold Move - Supreme Court Citizens United Ruling

Association Subculture

My government affairs experience is largely in terms of how the system works (or doesnt work) in California. I can assure you anyone claiming special interests do not hold significant sway on how politicians vote in California (and elsewhere) are either delusional or deliberately distorting how the process works. Associations have long provided powerful and necessary ways for citizens to band together as groups and participate in the democratic process. association. (25).

Is Your Association at a Crossroads?

Association Adviser

Tremendous insight, vision and leadership capabilities despite being introverts, according to Susan Cain , best-selling author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Thanks to mobile, members are dictating their experience with associations, not the other way around. The 21st century [association] leader will have a skill set that is based on collaboration, listening and nurturing, rather than command and control.

That's Okay Cuz I Got No Self-Esteem - The D-list Employees

Association Subculture

Management books aside, lets face the hard truth. Common D-lister traps association executives fall into are, but are not limited to: Believing they can "change" the employee - (They can change! California, in particular, is rife with employment related challenges. Get an assistant executive director who deals in personnel matters or a human resources manager who will handle the tough work for you. Labels: association , d-list , employees , firing , hiring , music.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.31.17

Reid All About it

Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community…and this time it covers the next two weeks. The first two are my favorites—every self-respecting association should be using them. Association Media & Publishing with help from the creative team at Imagination has a new podcast—associationNation. I enjoyed the first episode about associations that manage to publish content rapidly in response to industry events or news.