ASAE’s Annual Fall Leadership Retreat, Board Meeting Centered on Strategies for Mobile Strategy, Legislative Issues

During ASAE’s 2012 Fall Leadership Retreat, November 11-13, more than 125 volunteer leaders and board members gathered in Charleston, South Carolina. They discussed the landscape of politics, legislative and regulatory issues as well as how mobile technology will impact the association community.

WASHINGTON — During ASAE’s 2012 Fall Leadership Retreat, November 11-13, more than 125 volunteer leaders and board members gathered in Charleston, South Carolina. They discussed the landscape of politics, legislative and regulatory issues as well as how mobile technology will impact the association community.

ASAE holds the leadership retreat as a way to engage volunteers and provide them with a chance to offer insight on the latest trends and issues facing the profession. On Monday, November 12, the morning session focused on possible legislative and regulatory issues facing the association community, which was facilitated by Mark Golden, FASAE, CAE.

During the afternoon session, members talked about how technology has changed the way they think, manage work, network and live. Volunteer leaders shared ideas on different apps that could help association leaders perform their jobs better as well as gave feedback on ASAE’s mobile apps.

“We had a very successful 2012, and we expect it to continue this year. Throughout the two-day retreat, we had insightful discussions around technology and legislative issues that resulted in valuable information for the board and staff,” said ASAE President and CEO John H. Graham IV, CAE. “Our volunteer leaders play an integral role, and this event gives ASAE an opportunity to listen and think about ways we can improve on the services we offer members as well as educating volunteers about the issues facing our community.”

On Tuesday, November 13, ASAE held its fall board meeting, and the board heard feedback about policy and technology issues facing the community. The board asked ASAE to continue its education and advocacy efforts about how the health care exchanges will impact the association community. The board also discussed the FY 2013 Program of Work, the final FY 2012 budget and audit report.

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

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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