NOWRA’s Eric Casey Defends the Value of Meetings

With the news coverage of the General Services Administration’s conference spending, it is easy to forget how valuable meetings are to the economy and to improving the American (and international) workforce.  Eric Casey CAE, the executive director of the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association, wrote a letter to the editor of The Washington Post on this… Read more »

Call for Entries Now Open for 2012 Power of A Awards

When was the last time your association received national recognition for the extraordinary programs and activities you oversee every day? Associations engage in so many programs that have a positive, measurable impact on the economy and/or our collective quality of life. ASAE wants to bring some well-deserved attention to those initiatives through The Power of… Read more »

NAEMSE Promotes Safety Through Training Program


The National Association of EMS Educators is a 501 ( c ) non-profit educational association that has been incorporated since 1995. It is a professional membership organization that is made up of over 3,000 EMS educators, both nationally and internationally, that include Instructors, Program Directors, Deans, Training Officers, EMS Physicians, EMS Nurses and EMS State Officials…. Read more »

White House Mischaracterizes Role of Associations

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The new rules were drafted by the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) and would amend current regulations governing standards of ethical conduct for executive branch employees that limit all government officials from accepting gifts from registered lobbyists and lobbying organizations. While the Obama administration imposed tighter gift restrictions on political appointees shortly after the president… Read more »

Georgia Association “Runs” for STEM Education

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the state’s technology industry, is expanding their annual Techie 10K Run/Walk this year to include a 5K option for participants. The event takes place October 1 at 8 AM and will benefit the organization’s efforts to fund more science and technology education for… Read more »