Nominees for ASAE and ASAE Foundation Board of Directors Announced by Leadership Committee

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 2015 (FY15), which begins September 1, 2014.

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 2015 (FY15), which begins September 1, 2014.

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 Chairperson of ASAE Joseph M. McGuire, FASAE, CAE, President of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers.

“Each year, the Leadership Committee selects tremendously qualified nominees from a deep applicant pool. The committee candidates worked hard to ensure there was a balance of representation. We appreciate their service in putting together a group of leaders who will advance the association profession forward as well as help increase awareness about the role associations play in our society,” said ASAE Chairperson of the Board Arlene A Pietranton, Ph.D., FASAE, CAE, Chief Executive Officer of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Here is the list of nominees:

Susan K. Neely, CAE, President and CEO of American Beverage Association in Washington, D.C., will become the Chairperson of the ASAE Board.

Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, FACHE, CPA, CAE, Chief Executive Officer of The Association for Operations Management (APICS) of Chicago, IL will become Chairperson-Elect and Chairperson of the ASAE Foundation.

Scott D. Wiley, FASAE, CAE, President & CEO, Ohio Society of CPAs, Dublin OH, will be the new Secretary-Treasurer.

The committee nominated the following individuals for the FY15 Boards. All “At Large” Directors are ASAE Board members and three of the six will also serve on the ASAE Foundation Board.

Directors “At Large” (three-year term)

Lori M. Anderson, CAE
President and Chief Executive Officer
International Sign Association
Alexandria VA
(ASAE)

Nat Bartholomew, CPA
Principal
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Arlington VA
(ASAE – Industry Partner Position – 1 Year Appointment to fill vacancy)

Patricia A. Blake, FASAE, CAE
CEO
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Downers Grove IL
(ASAE and ASAE Foundation)

Shawn E. Boynes, CAE
Executive Director
American Association of Anatomists
Bethesda MD
(ASAE)

Dawn M. Sweeney
President and CEO
National Restaurant Association
Washington DC
(ASAE and ASAE Foundation)

Mark Vaughan
Executive Vice President, Chief Sales & Marketing
Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau Atlanta GA
(ASAE and ASAE Foundation – Industry Partner Position)

The new board will be officially installed and join the remaining board members at the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 9-12 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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 (559) and should be received at ASAE Headquarters no later than July 7, 2014, to the attention of Joseph M. McGuire, FASAE, CAE, Chairperson of the Leadership Committee.

MEDIA CONTACT: Sabrina Kidwai, APR, CAE [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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