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

June 11, 2018

WASHINGTON—The Leadership Committee of ASAE and the ASAE Foundation has selected the following nominees to serve on the ASAE and the ASAE Foundation Boards of Directors for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19), which begins September 1, 2018.

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 Chair of ASAE Scott D. Wiley, FASAE, CAE, President and CEO of The Ohio Society of CPAs.

“The ASAE nominating committee has identified a highly qualified and representative group of association leaders to serve as officers and directors on the ASAE board. We commend the committee for its work and look forward to welcoming this class of executives to the ASAE board of directors,” said ASAE Chair Matt Shay, President and CEO at the National Retail Federation.

The list of nominees are:

Sal Martino, FASAE, CAE, Chief Executive Officer, American Society of Radiologic Technologists, Albuquerque, NM, will become the Chair of the ASAE Board.

Patricia V. Blake, FASAE, CAE, CEO, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Downers Grove, IL, will become Chair-Elect and Chair of the ASAE Foundation Board. 

Stephen J. Caldeira, President and CEO, Household & Commercial Products Association, Washington, DC, will be the new Secretary-Treasurer.

The committee nominated the following individuals for the FY19 Boards. All “At Large” Directors are ASAE Board members and three of five will also serve on the ASAE Foundation Board.

Directors “At Large” (three-year term)

Heidi Biggs Brock
President & CEO
The Aluminum Association
Arlington, VA
(ASAE and ASAE Foundation)

Michael Dominguez
Senior Vice President
MGM Resorts International
Las Vegas, NV
(ASAE and ASAE Foundation – Industry Partner Position)

Sheri L. Jacobs, FASAE, CAE
President and CEO
Avenue M Group LLC
Highland Park, IL
(ASAE and ASAE Foundation)

Stefanie Reeves, MA, CAE
Executive Director
Maryland Psychological Association
Columbia, MD

Thomas W. Smith III, F.ASCE, CAE
Executive Director
American Society of Civil Engineers
Reston, VA

The new board will be officially installed and join the remaining board members at the 2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 18-21, in Chicago. 

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 (1052) and should be received at ASAE Headquarters no later than July 16, 2018, to the attention of Scott D. Wiley, FASAE, CAE, Chair of the Leadership Committee.

MEDIA CONTACT: Sabrina Kidwai, APR, CAE, 202-326-9505.

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