Author: David Martin

NJCPA Hires Aiysha “AJ” Johnson as New CEO and Executive Director

Washington, D.C. (May 5, 2023)–The New Jersey Society of CPAs has named Aiysha “AJ” Johnson its next CEO and Executive Director. Johnson has over 22 years of experience in association management and strategy, including as the Executive Director for the Americas Region of BKR International (BKRI). Johnson will succeed Ralph Thomas, who is retiring after…
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Announcement with headshot of Melody McLellan, new Marketing VP

ConnexFM Welcomes Melody McLellan as New VP of Marketing, Communications, and Digital Experience

Washington, D.C. (May 2, 2023)–ConnexFM has appointed Melody McLellan as the Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Digital Experience. McLellan brings more than 15 years of professional marketing, communications, and digital marketing experience in a variety of settings. She began her position at ConnexFM on May 1. In her most recent position as the Marketing…
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ASHG Hires Marie Ternieden as New COO

Washington, D.C. (April 27, 2023) –The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has appointed Marie Ternieden, EdD, IOM, as the organization’s new Chief Operating Officer. Ternieden brings a wealth of experience in association management, having spent over two decades in leadership roles for organizations such as the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) and the…
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Announcement with headshot of Stephen Gardner, new CEO for NOSSCR

NOSSCR Hires Stephen Gardner as New CEO

Washington, D.C. (April 5, 2023) – The National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR) has appointed Stephen Gardner as the association’s new CEO.  Gardner brings 26 years’ experience from a wide range of leadership roles in trade associations, a global nonprofit, and a communications consulting firm. Before being named NOSSCR’s permanent CEO, Gardner served…
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CWEA Hires Anabel Martinez as New Director of Member Services

Washington, D.C. (March 16, 2023) — The California Water Environment Association (CWEA) has appointed Anabel Martinez as the organization’s new Director of Member Services. Anabel brings over two decades of experience in association management and office administration, most recently as Account Manager at Association Management Solutions (AMS). Annabel started her new position at CWEA on…
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Announcement with headshot of Alan Thomas, new CEO for AAMP

AMPP Hires Alan Thomas as Next CEO

Washington, D.C. (March 3, 2023) –The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) has appointed Alan Thomas as the association’s new CEO, effective April 1. Alan brings over two decades of experience leading and expanding the reach of a variety of organizations, most recently as the Chief Executive Officer for GRIDIRON, LLC. In this role,…
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