Category Archives: Board of Directors

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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How to Manage Your CEO Performance Evaluation for Best Results

By Whitney Bertram, operations manager These ideas are inspired by the session “How to Manage Your CEO Performance Evaluation for Best Results” at the ASAE Annual Meeting on August 10, 2014, presented by Joel Albizo, FASAE, CAE; Wes Ehrecke, FASAE, … Continue reading

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20 Key Takeaways from the Book: “The Will to Govern Well”

Linda Owens, president While studying for the CAE exam, I read the book, “The Will to Govern Well” by Glenn H. Tecker, Paul D. Meyer, Leigh Wintz, CAE and Bud Crouch. This book is intended as a handbook for developing … 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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Bridging the Gap: The Bully on the Board

Lee Campbell, Executive Director & Director of Conference These ideas are inspired by the session “Tackling the Turbo Bully on Your Board” at the ASAE Annual Meeting on August 10, 2014, presented by Mark Alcorn, Sandra Giarde, and Jamie Notter. … Continue reading

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Creating Strong Leadership Teams

Jalene Bowersmith, Executive Director Tom Rath’s book Strengths Based Leadership builds on the basic principles discussed in the well-known book StrengthsFinder. Gallup has studied the strengths of well knowns leaders from around the world for over 30 years. Their research … Continue reading

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