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 »

Association Trends Award Winner Urges Power of A Support

Gary LaBranche, FASAE, CAE, is the President & CEO of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), a global organization with 56 chapters and 140,000 members, serving middle market companies and their advisers.  On February 10, Gary was awarded the 2012 Association Executive of the Year Award by Association Trends magazine, an award given annually to recognize… Read more »

Power of A Week

In an effort to highlight the many benefits associations provide to the economy and society, ASAE will hold the first ever Power of A Week this year from March 28-April 1.  Each day will have an event or focus that will highlight a component of the Power of A and allow associations to participate and… Read more »

Boston Task Force Recommends PILOTs for All Nonprofits

A task force established by the mayor of Boston, MA in 2009 finally issued its recommendation on the city’s use of Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) fees on city nonprofits, and the recommendations were ominous for tax-exempt organizations.  The report recommended that PILOT fees currently imposed on colleges and universities should be extended to… Read more »