2016: An Association Blogging and Podcasting Odyssey

Spark Consulting

I’ve been blogging about association management since 2008 – and I was far from the first one into the pool. I remember participating in my first bloggercon at ASAE in a sunny plaza in San Diego in 2008, shortly after I’d launched Thanks For Playing, the precursor to the Spark blog, with about 30 other association professionals, sharing our thoughts about how to use this new platform to strengthen our industry and our community.

NFL. Rams. Association Governance.

SCD Group

All association professionals need to remember this mantra: “It’s their organization not yours!” along with San Diego and Oakland (other franchises seeking to move.) An association colleague (St. The association staff (me/Roger Goodell) gave an important matter regarding one of the league's members over to a committee of members (NFL Relocation Committee). Louis), the NFL staff stepped in at the 11th hour and got involved to manage the process.