From the Corner Office: Tom Hood, Maryland Association of CPAs

Association Adviser

October 2010 2 -- Leadership This month’s Corner Office profile falls on Tom Hood, CPA, executive director of Towson, Md.-based based Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) , a leader in social media best practices for financial professionals. By Association Adviser staff

Leadership and the Future of Volunteering

Associations Now

Strong leadership is required to fix it. At the Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA), town hall meetings serve as ideation sessions and low-commitment opportunities increased. The post Leadership and the Future of Volunteering appeared first on Associations Now The old structure of volunteer management is broken. Volunteers are the lifeblood of your organization. They sit on your board, lead your committees, and develop the ideas that drive an association’s work.

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Tuesday Buzz: Is Your Leadership Pipeline Clogged?

Associations Now

Why it may be time to reassess your organization’s leadership path. Is your leadership pipeline too rigid? Forbes provides several questions to ask to assess if your leadership pipeline is optimized for your organization and right for your career goals. Start with determining if there is a defined leadership ladder. Does HR handle the process, or is it a senior leadership team? The first ever Xperience Design Project kicks off today in National Harbor, Maryland.

Lead Your Way to a Social Organization

Jamie Notter

Maddie and I had the great privilege of presenting today at ASAE’s Technology Conference with Tom Hood, the CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs. Change Leadership Social Media Tom’s a CEO who has fully embraced social media, and is super smart to boot. Here are the slides from our presentation: Lead Your Way to a Social Organization from SocialFish.

Association 141+: A Recipe for Association Success

Association 141+

Living in the suburbs of Maryland, I have made it to Frederick to have brunch at Volt - Chef Bryan Voltaggios restaurant that I could go back to again and again. Cynthia DAmour on Leadership and Life. Association 141+. Sunday, September 4, 2011. A Recipe for Association Success. I will admit it - watching Top Chef is a guilty pleasure of mine. I have been able to learn my amuse-bouche from my mise en place (at least enough to not embarrass myself too much).

What one chapter is doing to steer towards DE&I

Mariner Management

We are particularly moved by the conversations and actions of PRSA Maryland. As with many chapters, the leadership of PRSA Maryland, which is based in Baltimore, has been looking for a path towards more diversity within its leadership and membership ranks for a while. PRSA Maryland has made an earnest commitment to its members to act, and we are looking forward to seeing the Chapter lead the way towards a more diverse and inclusive industry.

Change is…………Good?

The Membership Blog

My beloved Maryland Terrapins are bolting the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) for the Big 10 (which actually hasn’t had 10 members in 20 years). Word is out that to protest this unimaginable break with tradition, thousands of Maryland grads are not renewing their memberships in the booster clubs and the Alumni Association, or are dropping their long-held season tickets for football and basketball. I’m devastated.

How To Swim like a SocialFish.

SocialFish

ASAE – The Center for Association Leadership. Maryland Recyclers Association. Maryland DC Society of Clinical Oncology. I needed to come up with a list of organizations we have worked with for a federal government RFP, and holy cow! We’ve worked with so many great associations, I can’t help but share the list with you. This list is only a sample, and doesn’t include the many, many organizations we’ve done speaking engagements for, either.

Ad Alliance Details Disclosure Standards for Political Ads

Associations Now

In a news release , DAA Executive Director Lou Mastria said the alliance is working quickly to implement the standard and already has seen it authorized for use in Maryland. “We

Conference Circuit: Public Safety Communications

Associations Now

City: Baltimore, Maryland. Bret Baier, Fox News Channel’s chief political anchor, will discuss leadership and management lessons from President Dwight Eisenhower. Rundown Attendees: 5,000 plus. Vendors: 275. Educational sessions: 100. APCO International’s Annual Conference & Expo begins this weekend in Baltimore. Attendance is expected to exceed 5,000.

Group Asks Universities to Review Athletics the Same as Finances, Curriculum

Associations Now

Recently, the highest-profile issues in higher education leadership are related to college sports. The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges wants to keep athletics accountable, starting with the foundation of their governing bodies.

How Two Associations Built Diverse Boards

Associations Now

A decade ago, the Online News Association’s leadership persuaded itself that it didn’t need to think much about diversity. I think the whole organization from the leadership down needs to accept that it is a problem.”. Think marathon, not sprint, they say.

Who is Generation Z and How Will They Impact the Future of Associations?

Association Adviser

They are quick to pick up new software, platforms and technologies, and often, according to a University of Maryland study , display symptoms of emotional distress when kept away from their personal electronic devices. This is good news for the future of association events, leadership, and involvement. Generation Z can be defined as those born between 1997 and 2010.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.15.20

Reid All About it

MemberSuite describes how to show virtual event ROI to sponsors and exhibitors by creating opportunities for them to achieve their marketing goals: increasing brand awareness, providing thought leadership, showcasing their products, and developing and deepening relationships. The gaps in your leadership styles, your business model, and your governance structures are never more apparent than when a crisis hits. Host: Event Leadership Institute.

The Mission Driven Volunteer Rides Again!

Spark Consulting

If you feel like or experience that what you need to do to bring in revenue is incompatible with your mission, it’s probably time for your Board and senior leadership to do some serious soul-searching about why your organization exists and what you’re trying to accomplish. PH: And read the Maryland CPA case study … they started with asking questions and then made changes slowly.

Just Another Association

Potomac Core

Case Study: In December 2016, the Society for Vascular Ultrasound, in Lanham, Maryland utilized a Member Impact Survey to help its board and staff team identify the profession’s up at night challenges and opportunities. The organization is establishing task forces to keep the industry connected to new technology trends to support its ongoing efforts to formulate new levels of thought leadership and industry peer to peer knowledge exchange.

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Tech 13 and Social Organizations: Day 2

Slice-Works

I concurrently reached out to Jamie Notter of JamieNotter.com , who was presenting the CEO track idea lab “Lead Your Way to a Social Organization,” along with Maddie Grant , of ICF International and Tom Hood , CPA and CEO of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. Leadership and the Social Organization. When I asked Jamie about leadership, he first defined it as the top of the org chart—CEOs and the C-Suite. © iStock Collection.

An Active Approach to Board Diversity

Associations Now

Without strong, proactive leadership from the board chair and nominating committee, some boards will continue to bring in people like themselves. The disparity persists in spite of increased efforts to encourage companies to diversify their leadership ranks: The report notes that Illinois and California have passed legislation to promote inclusion, and multiple states have introduced similar bills. Board diversity is still a challenge at nonprofits and for-profits alike.

Generation Flux. Impact on Associations

SCD Group

The series opens with a story featuring DJ Patil who first made a name for himself as a researcher on weather patterns at the University of Maryland: "There are some times," Patil explains, "when you can predict weather well for the next 15 days. FastCompany SCDdaily SCD Group James Reston association executives Pulitzer Prize Generation Flux association leadership Associated PressWhen I finished college, I joined The Associated Press as a news reporter.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.24.20

Reid All About it

Robert Skelton, CAE (moderator), chief administrative officer, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership. Stefanie Reeves, Executive Director at Maryland Psychological Association. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Zoom fatigue—or is it?

First Steps to More Diverse Boards

Associations Now

That’s one key conclusion from a recent report from the executive recruiting firm Koya Leadership Partners. I think the whole organization from the leadership down needs to accept that it is a problem.”. And at the Maryland Psychological Association, leadership came to understand that having a D+I statement alone wasn’t enough and actively recruited members from diverse backgrounds. A new study says nonprofit boards are slow to pursue diversity and inclusion efforts.

#Tech16: Make Your Digital Stamp

Associations Now

Opening ASAE’s Technology Conference & Expo Tuesday, keynote speaker Erik Qualman shared five ways association professionals can reach their digital leadership goals. Part of the formula is understanding when using technology will be effective, and when it will not be, in leading organizations to success, according to author and technology expert Erik Qualman, kicking off ASAE’s 2016 Technology Conference & Expo Tuesday in National Harbor, Maryland.

Beyond GDPR: Where Data Privacy Compliance Goes Next

Associations Now

After a year in which the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation seemed like the most important compliance issue ever to hit the world of data privacy, broccoli was probably what the audience at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, needed last Wednesday.

IMPORTANT: Only 5 days left until Give2TheMax Day!!

SocialFish

“Dreams For Kids empowers at-risk youth and those with disabilities through dynamic leadership programs and life-changing activities that inspires them to fearlessly pursue their dreams and compassionately change the world.” Have you marked your calendar – November 9 – for Give2TheMax Day ? Here are just a few MORE of the nonprofits you can help in this massive one-day regional fundraising effort. Dreams For Kids.

DC/MD/VA Nonprofits: Mark Your Calendars for Nov 9

SocialFish

Sponsored by the Community Foundation , the online fundraising platform Razoo , and the United Way of the National Capital Area , Give2TheMax Day is a one-day fundraising marathon aiming to raise a minimum of $3 million for DMV (DC-Maryland-Virginia)-area nonprofits. What’s November 9, you ask? It’s Give2TheMax Day and it’s exactly ONE MONTH FROM TODAY!

DC 101

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.24.20

Reid All About it

One of the most reliable content curators on Twitter is Bill Sheridan of the Maryland Association of CPAs who wrote: “Doing important work, learning new skills, and building meaningful networks are taking a backseat to our desire to be noticed.

Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

Last month Reggie Henry, CIO of ASAE, recounted a story about an exchange with a University of Maryland student in which the student explained that younger people aren’t communicating by email anymore, but almost exclusively through social networks. When you have consensus within your association leadership, survey your members (online surveys are inexpensive and quick) to gauge their acceptance or interest.

With First Convention, Food Truck Group Finds Its Road to the Future

Associations Now

After it won the battle for favorable vending regulations in the District of Columbia last year, the DC, Maryland, and Virginia Food Truck Association (DMV FTA) found itself at a crossroads. The association’s leadership met and had some internal discussions about the path forward, Ruddell-Tabisola said. Its original mission largely accomplished, the association for food truck operators in the DC region needed a new sense of purpose.

Eric Lanke: Stop Calling It Strategic Planning

Eric Lanke

Leadership. We have a mission and a set of strategic priorities, and every time our leadership comes together--not just at their annual retreat, but every time--we ask what we know about our current position that would warrant a change to either of these items. Labels: Leadership. He blogs regularly on leadership issues, thinks too much about the books he reads, and is the author of several works of fiction. Leadership. (22). Eric Lanke.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.19.18

Reid All About it

Nan Travers, Director, Center for Leadership in Credentialing Learning at SUNY Empire State College. Peter Smith, Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education at the University of Maryland University College, and author of Free Range Learning in the Digital Age.

Association Study: Libraries Help Close the Digital Gap

Associations Now

The study, paid for by a National Leadership Grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, was conducted by the ALA Office for Research and Statistics, the University of Maryland’s Information Policy and Access Center, and the International City/County Management Association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.26.18

Reid All About it

ACC, leadership coach and resilience trainer for the U.S. A micro-networking event for young professionals in the association industry to meet with Stefanie Reeves, MA, CAE, who serves as Executive Director of the Maryland Psychological Association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.17.20

Reid All About it

Leadership decisions. Moderator: Amy Ledoux, CMP, CAE, chief learning and meetings officer, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership. Mary Kate Cunningham, CAE, vice president for public policy, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership.

How Smart Associations Grow Membership

Association Adviser

That’s what Balko and his leadership team share with the board, which he said has historically looked only at membership. As Reggie Henry , CIO of ASAE The Center for Association Leadership , and Marcus Underwood , Naylor’s vice president for online media, discuss in Is New Technology Worth the Investment? Hank Berkowitz, Editor-in-Chief. As the old Groucho Marx line goes, “I wouldn’t belong to any club that would accept me as a member.”

Trade Association CEO Support: Keys to a Strong Trade Association

Trade Association CEO Blog

The role of association CEO is diverse and whether youre a volunteer or a paid staff executive director this blog is the starting line for concepts and ideas to solve your leadership challenges. The difference is the CEO of the small association is responsible beyond the level of leadership but also involved directly with implementation down to the administrative task. Trade Association CEO Support.

FACT: Using social media will help you attract Millennials.

SocialFish

We were sitting with a few other people, including the only Millennial in the room - a student from the University of Maryland. put your leadership and YP's in the same room - sends a message that they are a priority for the organization. -

Members Get Members. Staff? Not So Much.

Trade Association CEO Blog

The role of association CEO is diverse and whether youre a volunteer or a paid staff executive director this blog is the starting line for concepts and ideas to solve your leadership challenges. The difference is the CEO of the small association is responsible beyond the level of leadership but also involved directly with implementation down to the administrative task. Trade Association CEO Support.

Maintain Motivation and Balance to Avoid Small-Staff Burnout

Trade Association CEO Blog

The role of association CEO is diverse and whether youre a volunteer or a paid staff executive director this blog is the starting line for concepts and ideas to solve your leadership challenges. The difference is the CEO of the small association is responsible beyond the level of leadership but also involved directly with implementation down to the administrative task. Trade Association CEO Support.

Coronavirus Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know

AssociationChat

Is So Behind on Coronavirus Testing (source: The Atlantic) – Bureaucracy, equipment shortages, an unwillingness to share, and failed leadership doomed the American response to COVID-19. About this list. I started this listing on February 20th, when there was still a question of whether or not conferences could still be held with the impending threat of the novel coronavirus. A lot has changed since February 2020. Photo by Edward Jenner from Pexels.

Daily #COVID19 Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know

AssociationChat

Is So Behind on Coronavirus Testing (source: The Atlantic) – Bureaucracy, equipment shortages, an unwillingness to share, and failed leadership doomed the American response to COVID-19.