Mary M. Byers, CAE
Mary Byers is coauthor of Race for Relevance: Five Radical Changes for Associations and Road to Relevance: Five Strategies for Competitive Associations. She served as a staff executive for two associations before starting her consulting business in 1998. Since then, she’s worked with more than 200 organizations, specializing in helping volunteer association leaders and chief staff executives to define their roles and clarify their vision through leadership conference programming, facilitating strategic planning retreats, and coaching. She has served on several boards, giving her a view from both the staff and volunteer leader side of board governance.