Leadership Committee Nominates Directors for ASAE and ASAE Foundation Boards

WASHINGTON — The Leadership Committee of ASAE and the ASAE Foundation announces the selected nominees to serve on the ASAE and the ASAE Foundation Boards of Directors for Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13), which begins September 1, 2012.

WASHINGTON — The Leadership Committee of ASAE and the ASAE Foundation announces the selected nominees to serve on the ASAE and the ASAE Foundation Boards of Directors for Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13), which begins September 1, 2012.

The Leadership Committee develops a pool of candidates for board service that best exemplifies ASAE’s membership profile and is representative of the organization’s diversity—including geography, size, gender, ethnicity, skill sets and areas of experience. This year’s committee is chaired by Immediate Past Chairman of ASAE Karen L. Hackett, FACHE, FASAE, CAE, chief executive officer of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

“The Leadership Committee worked hard to ensure there was a balance of representation on the board, and we are thankful for their dedication in adding leaders that will help move the association profession forward as well as help raise awareness about the impact nonprofits have in our society,” said ASAE Chairman of the Board Peter O’Neil, FASAE, CAE, Executive Director of the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

Here is the list of nominees:

Joseph McGuire, CAE, President of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers in Washington, DC, will become Chairman of the ASAE Board.

Arlene Pietranton, Ph.D., FASAE, CAE, Chief Executive Officer of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Rockville, MD, will be Chairman-Elect and Chairman of the ASAE Foundation Board.

Susan K. Neely, CAE, President and CEO of American Beverage Association in Washington, D.C., will be the new Secretary-Treasurer.

The committee nominated the following individuals for the FY13 Boards. All “At Large” Directors are ASAE Board members and three of the five will also serve on the ASAE Foundation Board.

Directors “At Large” (three-year term)

Esther Aguilera
President and CEO
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Washington, DC
(ASAE)

Mark N. Dorsey, MBA, CAE
Executive Director and CEO
American Snowsports Education Association
Lakewood, CO
(ASAE)

Elena Gerstmann, Ph.D., CAE Senior Director
Enterprise Planning and Development
IEEE
Piscataway, NJ
(ASAE and ASAE Foundation)

Matthew Shay
President and CEO
National Retail Federation
Washington, DC
(ASAE and ASAE Foundation)

Richard B. Green, CASE (Industry Partner)
Vice President, Association Sales & Industry Relations
Marriott International Inc.
Bethesda, MD
(ASAE and ASAE Foundation)

The new board will be officially installed and join the remaining board members at the ASAE 2012 Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 11-14 in Dallas, Texas.

ASAE Bylaws provide the opportunity for additional nominees to be proposed through a petition process. Should any member be proposed by petition, the petition should contain the signatures of at least 2.5% of the ASAE voting membership (505) and should be received at ASAE Headquarters no later than July 6, 2012 to the attention of Karen L. Hackett, FACHE, FASAE, CAE, Chairman of the Leadership Committee.

MEDIA CONTACT: Sabrina Kidwai, [email protected], 202-326-9505.

About ASAE
About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership ASAE is a membership organization of more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners representing 10,000 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. For more information about ASAE, visit www.asaecenter.org.

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