From the Corner Office: Dave Murillo, ACEC California

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January 2013 -- Leadership This month, the Corner Office spotlight shines on Dave Murillo, director of member services for the American Council of Engineering Companies of California. ACEC California serves 1,000 consulting engineering and land surveying firms in the Golden State representing 19,000 employees.

California’s Plastic-Bag Ban Could Be on the Ropes

Associations Now

The plastics industry wants to bag California’s SB 270—and they’re a step closer to doing just that. California voters will now have the chance to vote down a terrible law that, if implemented, would kill 2,000 local manufacturing jobs and funnel obscene profits to big grocers without any money going to a public purpose or environmental initiative,” APBA Executive Director Lee Califf said in a statement. The state’s leadership, including Gov.

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From the Corner Office: What I Learned About Leadership from Arnold Schwarzenegger

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This month’s Corner Office spotlight shines on Martyn Hopper, executive vice president and CEO of the 1,600 member Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC), one of the nation’s largest regional pest control associations. Our members have more in common with other California small businesses than they do with large national pest control companies. with more than 36,000 members in California. He was a tremendous influence on my own leadership style.

Leadership ? Continued Discussion 2/6/09 ? on Leadership ? by.

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on Leadership … by Steven Davis, CAE. Leadership … an Ongoing Discussion. « Leadership … Continued Discussion 2/3/09. Leadership … Continued Discussion 2/18/09 » Leadership … Continued Discussion 2/6/09. In this post I want to talk about a leadership quote that carries special significance for me. Bennis, who is a distinguished professor of business administration at the University of Southern California.

Best Way to Know Members?

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

California Group Offers Teacher Training to Help With Transition to Common Core

Associations Now

The California Teachers Association is collaborating with university experts to provide professional development training and resources to help teachers in the state better understand and teach Common Core Standards. A group of California educators is working with university experts to help familiarize Golden State teachers with the new Common Core Standards. Despite the debate, California schools are starting to transition to using the standards in their curricula.

Heroes Shaping the Future of Education Technology

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While the pandemic was making kids cranky and parents crazy, members of the California IT in Education Association (CITE), were on the frontlines restoring order. I’d like to introduce you to a group of unsung heroes.

Keep the Nitty Gritty in Focus Without Losing the Big Picture

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Rita Chen Fujisawa of the California Association of Health Facilities talks about balancing risk with the greater good, helping members adopt technology, and why she loves working in an association. From the Corner Office Leadership association careers California Association of Health Facilities Innovation member education Rita Chen Fujisawa social media technology

New Leadership: An Opportunity to Sharpen Your Association’s Brand

Association Success

New leadership can be a pivotal moment for an association. One of the reasons the Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC) Board of Directors selected me as the Executive Director, was because they were interested in evolving the association into a different organization than it had been in the past.

How to Maintain Authority When Your Leadership Is Challenged

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It’s not uncommon for women, minorities, or young individuals in leadership roles to face challenges to their authority. It’s not new news that women face extra challenges when trying to enter into leadership or when simply trying to fulfill their management duties from a leadership role—barriers that they share with leaders from minority or younger age groups. The post How to Maintain Authority When Your Leadership Is Challenged appeared first on Associations Now

Associations Help Members Close the Skills Gap

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Manpower cited a “persistent skills gap” and Fortune said the jobs our economy has created over the past two years “are very different from the ones lost in the recession that followed the 2008. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

60 Minutes to Sponsorship Growth

Aaron Wolowiec

The session “60 Minutes to Sponsorship Growth” featured David Lutz , who is managing director of Velvet Chainsaw , and Sandra Giarde, executive director of the California Landscape Contractors Association. Sandra Giarde, executive director, California Landscape Contractors Association. Exhibitions Sponsorships Association Adviser California Landscape Contractors Association conference David Lutz expo Hank Berkowitz Sandra Giarde Velvet Chainsaw Consulting

Coaching, Mentoring and Onsite Visits Helps Association Get to Know Members Personally

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This month’s Corner Office spotlight shines on Stephanie Doute, vice president of membership and group services for Leading Age California , the state’s preeminent advocate for nonprofit senior living and care. Stephanie Doute: Leading Age California is the primary advocate for quality nonprofit senior living and care in the state. Those organizations serve more than 100,000 seniors throughout California. Stephanie Doute, LeadingAge California.

Internet Association Hires Christina Martin In Latest Expansion Of Executive Leadership Team

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Martin brings more than two decades of strategic communications, government relations, and grassroots advocacy expertise to IA, having held leadership positions at several industry trade associations.

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Did You Know? Associations Prepared for a Natural Disaster or Cyber Attack, But Not Other Potential Crises

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There seems to be a trend toward higher risk of something negative happening at an event,” said Lori Kinsey, CMP, executive director of MPI Northern California Chapter. MPI Northern California spent significant time creating a comprehensive crisis plan that covers all types of crises, from natural disasters to illness to violent attacks. Events Features crisis plan event crisis plan event emergency plan events Lori Kinsey MPI MPI Northern California

Continued Discussions 11/11/09 - by Steven Davis, CAE

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on Leadership … by Steven Davis, CAE. Leadership … an Ongoing Discussion. « Leadership … Continued Discussion 11/1/09. Leadership … Continued Discussion 11/20/09 » Leadership … Continued Discussions 11/11/09. In this post I want to quote Warren Bennis, a distinguished professor of business administration at the University of Southern California and a prolific author on the subject of leadership.

Leading on the Shoulders of Giants

Association Leaders

I met a leadership lover recently. She has a great story – the short of it is after successfully practicing corporate law, she discovered she had a passion for leadership and mentoring. She stepped away from her law career to become a leadership and mentoring trainer and consultant. After meeting her, I received a copy of her eNewsletter titled, “LifeMoxie” In the current issue, she makes a very insightful observation about leadership.

Future Ready, Not Future Proof: Part II

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Associations continue to emphasize the importance of leadership, but in 2016, writing in the California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE) magazine, The Executive , I argued, “[a]t this crucial moment in their history…associations will be better served by traveling a different path toward the future: making the affirmative choice to focus their attention on nurturing stewards and realizing the beneficial effects of stewardship. ”

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Association 141+: The Grassroots Innovation Leader

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. Cynthia DAmour on Leadership and Life. Association 141+. Sunday, July 8, 2012. The Grassroots Innovation Leader. This volunteer was the one who was always suggesting five more things that the chapter could do, or ten ways the chapter could do what it was already doing better. Lots of ideas, lots of energy.

3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch

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This case study will explore how the AGS translated this simple question into a campaign for celebrating enthusiasm, spotlighting AGS leadership, and raising funds for our foundation (all with little-to-no budget). Shannon Goecke , Director, Membership, and Marketing, California Academy of Family Physicians and Elizabeth Lukrich , Manager, Communications and Social Media, California Academy of Family Physicians. Professional Development: Focus on Leadership.

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

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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? .

Preparing for an Association Event’s Security Means Going Off Auto-Pilot and Taking Control for Yourselves

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Lori Kinsey, CMP, Executive Director of Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter (MPINCC) and associate with Meeting Possibilities, LLC , spoke with Association Adviser about the challenges meeting planners face when preparing for a safe, successful event and the steps MPINCC took with their recent Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) at the Moscone Center in San Francisco to bolster security on several levels.

ASAE Hosts Congressional Town Hall, Association Advocacy on COVID-19

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Susan Robertson, CAE, president and CEO, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership. Mary Kate Cunningham, CAE, vice president for public policy, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership. Ami Bera, member of Congress representing Sacramento County, California.

Wise Words from the Corner Office

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Becoming a member of that community and gaining access to that professional network and source of leadership knowledge is so valuable. Those are key to leadership success. We want to engage that population because they are the future of association leadership. On being prepared for every scenario at an association event: Lori Kinsey, Meeting Professionals International, Northern California Chapter.

How Top Leaders and Advocates Navigate Fast-Changing Times

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For instance when California was facing a proposal requiring hotels to have fitted sheets to protect housekeepers from back injuries, the Textile Rental Services Association of America (TRSA) knew this wasn’t the correct course of action. Features Leadership astronauts change crises John Graham leadership Mark Kelly Scott KellyLessons learned from John Graham, astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly and more. Hank Berkowitz, Association Adviser.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.29.19

Reid All About it

This opportunity is for association professionals who are responsible for reporting analytics to leadership, Boards of Directors, and other stakeholders, to come together in a free-flowing environment to share their lunchtime and discuss, this month, member engagement scoring.

Wise Words from the Corner Office

Association Adviser

Becoming a member of that community and gaining access to that professional network and source of leadership knowledge is so valuable. Those are key to leadership success. We want to engage that population because they are the future of association leadership. On being prepared for every scenario at an association event: Lori Kinsey, Meeting Professionals International, Northern California Chapter.

Engage volunteers, take a page from the magazine

Aaron Wolowiec

Similar publications are offered in California, Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas, as well as two regional publications (i.e., Filed under: Leadership , Meetings Tagged: Best Of Awards , CMP , Editorial Advisory Board , Hall of Fame , Katie Dudek , Michigan Meetings + Events , subscription , The Meetings Coach , up-and-coming meeting professional , volunteer engagement. “Busy.”.

Conference Circuit: Construction Owners

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The 2018 Fall Owners Leadership Conference, held by the Construction Owners Association of America, begins next week in La Jolla, California. More than 250 facility owners, project managers, design professionals, builders, and other industry stakeholders are headed to Southern California next week to take part in education sessions and networking events, as well as to learn about the latest products and technology in the exhibit hall. City: La Jolla, California.

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

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We are confident that Michelle is the right leader at the right time, who will bring visionary leadership to ASAE at a critical juncture in the association’s history,” added Caldeira. “I Association Forum CEO will Start on September 1, 2021 .

North Star: The one question every board member should be asking

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In California, for example, individual board members or entire boards can be recalled anytime. Contributed by Steve Spanier.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.3.20

Reid All About it

Guest: Cathy Pales, Executive Leadership Coach. This session will emphasize and demonstrate how solid structure and appropriate volunteer leadership development provide the right path for a successful journey to creating effective boards and committees.

Associations Note: Being 1st to Market Still Relevant

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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. 1st ASAE association executives association leadership associations SCD Group Quick: Who was the second man on the moon? Who was runnerup to last year’s World Series? Who was the second person to fly non-stop, solo across the Atlantic?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.31.20

Reid All About it

Billhighway shares advice on handling and preventing leadership succession problems. For association professionals who are responsible for reporting analytics to leadership, boards, and other stakeholders, share your lunchtime and discuss topics such as customer facing analytics.

Membership and Chapter Growth is a Team Effort at AGC of America

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On the other hand, AGC has just two chapters in California. Our leadership at all levels recognizes that AGC membership is a stronger pitch to industry when we fully tie together national and local membership benefits and work together to build a complementary membership recruitment and retention program. From the Corner Office Leadership Membership AGC of America Jeff Wilson membership growth non-dues revenue

Daily Buzz: Say Goodbye to Free Shampoo at Hotels

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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. Also: Bring an outside perspective into board meetings.

Internet Association’s Plan to Expand Influence: Focus on the Left Coast

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The trade group’s new office in California, a state often at the forefront of technology issues, puts the association both in the heart of Silicon Valley and in Sacramento—complete with a brand new lobbyist to help influence tech policy in the state. IA is opening up a second office in Sacramento, California—an outpost it sees as an opportunity to set the tone nationwide. More details: Why California?

26 ways association professionals find problem-solving inspiration

Association Success

to California. Local leadership organizations: For association leaders looking to make connections locally or regionally, local or regional chambers of commerce and societies of association executives offer accessible networking. .

Jeff De Cagna elected chair of RedRover Board of Directors

Principled Innovation

Jeff’s ability to think strategically, along with his deep understanding of how to construct an effective governing board, has been instrumental in bringing our organization’s leadership to the next level, one that embraces new thinking and is better prepared to take on the challenges of the 21st century,” said Nicole Forsyth, RedRover’s president and chief executive officer.

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. Sam Sebastin SCD Group association management Betty Crocker Business Week Google association executives John Tozzi association leadership SCD Group is relocating its office. During this transition, Steve is revisiting and/or updating some former blogs.