Category Archives: ASAE

Make An Impact with Membership Materials

By Jalene Bowersmith, Account Manager These ideas are inspired by the session “Making an Impact with Your Membership Materials: What Works, What Doesn’t” at the ASAE Annual Meeting on August 10, 2014, presented by Denise Gavilan, Walter Kim, Theresa Kramer-Burgess … Continue reading

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What’s All the Fuss About Antitrust Laws?

By Stevie Kernick, Owner Emeritus, Account Manager There’s not much fuss at all until the Federal Trade Commission comes knocking at the door of your association. Under what circumstances could your association be vulnerable to antitrust violations and how can … Continue reading

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When to Say “No” to Research

Jalene Bowersmith, executive director These ideas are inspired by the session “Research Roadmap: Using Data to Make Informed Decisions” at the ASAE Annual Meeting on August 12, 2014, presented by Matthew D’Uva, Elena Gerstmann, Sarah Slater and Kory Ward-Cook. Research … Continue reading

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Is Your Association Board Nimble?

By Jalene Bowersmith, Executive Director The board for the Widgets of the World Association (WoWA) is having their monthly meeting. During the meeting the president announces that the National Thingamajig Association (NATA), a rival organization, has just released an online … Continue reading

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Governance: Foundation vs. Association

By Whitney Bertram, operations manager  These ideas are inspired by the session “Get Your Governance House in Order” at the ASAE Annual Meeting on August 10, 2014, presented by John Bartoletti, M.Ed.; Michael Butera; Eileen Johnson Esq.; and E. Paul … Continue reading

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What to Consider When Re-Organizing Volunteers

By Jalene Bowersmith, Executive Director These ideas are inspired by the session “Re-Imagine Volunteering” at the ASAE Annual Meeting on August 12, 2014, presented by Debra BenAvram and Peggy Hoffman. Considering how to help your organization’s volunteers be more effective? … Continue reading

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7 Evergreen Ideas to Engage Volunteers

By Jalene Bowersmith, Executive Director These ideas are inspired by the session “Re-Imagine Volunteering” at the ASAE Annual Meeting on August 12, 2014, presented by Debra BenAvram and Peggy Hoffman. Don’t miss these 7 evergreen ideas to engage volunteers – … Continue reading

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