• Cover Story: Association Governance on a Global Scale
    By: Joe Rominiecki As an association expands, its governance system stretches to the breaking point. At the Entrepreneurs' Organization, where more than half of members live beyond U.S. borders, Brian Costanzo, CAE, led the creation of a new global governance system that flexes to meet the needs of members all over the planet. [Titled "Governance Goes Global" in the print edition.]
  • A Social Media Advocacy Strategy
    By: Mark Athitakis Associations aren't the authoritative source they used to be, but they're still masters of mobilizing people and opinions and action. The Colorado Oil and Gas Association's "My Energy Truth" campaign is a model of advocacy in the social media age. [Titled "Let's Talk" in the print edition.]
  • Embracing Free Membership
    By: Melanie D.G. Kaplan Some might call it free membership—and they'd be right. But Erin Fuller calls her stroke of brilliance "radical inclusiveness," and it's helping The Alliance for Women in Media thrive. [Titled "The Big Embrace" in the print edition.]
  • Three More Innovation Stars
    Easy-access data in real time, a for-profit R&D subsidiary, and nationwide member "town hall" meetings. Get to know three more of the nominees for our Innovation Stars issue.


The A List
  • Ask the CEO: Educational Theatre Association
    Julie Woffington, executive director, Educational Theatre Association, answers questions from EdTA member Kendra Dando about arts and education.
  • A Board Built From Scratch
    By: Mark Athitakis Teaching the essentials of governance has been the first order of business for an association executive in Azerbaijan. [Titled "Governance Made Simple" in the print edition.]
  • Comings and Goings*
    A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
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  • Forceful Fly-Ins
    By: Chris Vest A recent survey details best practices when working with Capitol Hill.
  • A Collaborative Diversity & Inclusion Strategy
    By: Samantha Whitehorne The National Engineers Week Foundation's Diversity Council illustrates how the power of many is greater than the power of one. [Titled "Sketching Out a D&I Strategy" in the print edition.]