Letter From the Chair: EMS Council Calling All to Help "Rebuild the Volunteer Spirit" in Associations

By: Lynda Patterson, FASAE, CAE

The Executive Management Section Council is leading an effort to examine the future of volunteering in associations. Learn more about this project and how you can participate and join the discussion.

ASAE's Executive Management Section Council is the volunteer leadership team of the Executive Management Section. Like most boards, we meet a couple of times per year to set priorities and goals for our group. Our winter meeting was a little different. We did not cover typical business meeting items in January; rather, we engaged our group on a sole priority for the council: "Rebuilding the Volunteer Spirit." This idea by the council was submitted to the ASAE leadership team and board through the opportunity fund process this fiscal year....