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Chief Executive Officer,
Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

Executive Director,
National School Boards Association (NSBA)

Chief Executive Officer,
Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD)

Executive Director,
BIFMA (Business + Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association)

Executive Director,
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

Executive Director,
San Francisco Marin Medical Society (SFMMS)

Chief Executive Officer,
The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)




Chief Executive Officer,
Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) seeks a dynamic chief executive to lead a diverse group of national and international member companies united by a shared commitment to advancing the best interests of the cold chain segment of the global food chain. The new CEO for GCCA will build the extended network of personal and professional relationships needed to provide an innovative stream of products, services and events highly valued by members. Above all, the successful candidate will recognize the over-arching importance of enabling members to thrive through a continuous process of learning, adaptation and growth in logistics and supply chain management amid a rapidly consolidating and evolving industry.

The new CEO must be an insightful strategic thinker, with all the diverse management capabilities critical to success in the association environment. But the CEO also must have the personal presence and inspirational persona needed to motivate and channel the passion and expertise of a talented team of staff professionals in developing new and innovative offerings – and in maintaining and expanding the perception of GCCA’s value to current and potential new members.

The new CEO will be expected to reach out and interact with members to maintain the solid membership base essential to GCCA’s financial stability, and will serve as an effective advocate and face of GCCA not just with members, but with policy makers, media and diverse other stakeholders. High energy, exceptional communication aptitudes and interpersonal skills across all membership categories, geographies and cultures are absolutely essential.

The successful candidate will have 8-10 years of experience in the association world, preferably as a CEO or other senior executive, and preferably with a trade association. Familiarity with the Washington, D.C. public policy environment and international experience are highly valued, as is an energetic and outgoing persona.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to GCCACEOsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Executive Director,
National School Boards Association (NSBA)

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) seeks a transformational leader with a passion for equity and excellence in all levels of public education. The new NSBA Executive Director must demonstrate a member focus and have the ability to bring together, engage, and balance wide-ranging stakeholder group needs into the future.

NSBA, a private, non-profit, and non-partisan federation of school boards in 49 states and the Virgin Islands, is the premier advocate for public education. The Association works with and through its member state associations on all major issues that impact public education. NSBA has an $18 million budget and 65 professional staff.

The successful candidate will have strong association or nonprofit governance experience, the ability to bring stakeholders together to create a clear value proposition, and the desire to lead a relevant, viable, sustainable, mission-focused organization.

The Executive Director will oversee federal advocacy, public policy, legal advocacy, and public advocacy programs and services. As the chief staff executive, the next NSBA leader will inspire and develop a high-performing staff with a member-centric culture.

The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree, at least five years of top-level leadership experience, a reputation as a charismatic, respected, trusted and inspirational leader, and a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, internally and externally.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to NSBAEDsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Chief Executive Officer (CEO),
Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD), Washington DC

SEGD seeks a new, forward-thinking Chief Executive Officer for this organization of over 2,200 members in 42 chapters in 35 countries around the world. SEGD is a multidisciplinary community of professionals who plan, design and build experiences that connect people to place. SEGD’s members are comprised of graphic and industrial designers, architects, digital experience strategists, fabricators, technology integrators, suppliers, educators and students.

As the leading industry champion, the CEO is responsible for partnering with the SEGD Board to create and implement a strategic plan and a vision that focus on achieving the organization’s greatest impact for the profession and the community that it serves. Among the CEO’s major responsibilities are to create and implement an operational plan that supports SEGD’s mission and enhances its image worldwide; directs the development of marketing and communication plans; ensures the association’s staff is truly engaging the community to its fullest extent with highly relevant content; and serves as a champion and spokesperson for SEGD and its global brand by building and maintaining industry, government and regulatory relationships. The CEO also supports the development of national and international chapters; creates an operationally-viable budget linked to the strategic plan and supported by a variety of new revenue sources that ensures SEGD’s financial soundness; and recruits, motivates and maintains a highly-focused, talented staff of professionals dedicated to the association’s mission.

SEGD’s CEO must be a forward-thinking, people-oriented leader. The successful executive will be a highly ethical builder of relationships, both internally and externally, who understands the organization’s membership focus and team-based, collaborative culture.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to SEGDCEOsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Executive Director,
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) serves as the lead society and professional home for biomedical engineering and bioengineering. Biomedical engineers bridge the medical and engineering discipline, providing an overall enhancement of health care. Biomedical engineers design and build innovative devices such as artificial limbs and organs, new-generation imaging machines, advanced prosthetics, and more. They also improve processes for genomic testing, and the making and administering drugs. BMES’ leadership in accreditation, potential licensure, publications, scientific meetings, global programs, and diversity initiatives serve its membership and its mission by promoting and enhancing knowledge and education in biomedical engineering and bioengineering worldwide and its utilization for human health and well-being.

BMES activities are designed to communicate recent advances, discoveries, and inventions; promote education and professional development; and integrate the perspectives of the academic, medical, governmental, and business sectors.

Founded in early 1968 as a 501(c)(3) organization, BMES now boasts 8,000 members and is growing rapidly. It also includes over 150 student chapters. BMES membership benefits include significantly reduced registration rates for the highly-regarded Annual Meeting, which offers more than 2,000 leading scientific presentations, a Career Fair, a robust exhibit hall, and sessions of networking and career development. Over 5,000 people attended the 2019 meeting. BMES members also receive a subscription to the Society’s three journals as well as an e-newsletter.

The BMES headquarters office is conveniently located in Landover, MD, adjacent to the New Carrollton Metro station (free shuttle) and Routes 50 and 495.

The BMES Board of Directors seeks an Executive Director who will support BMES’ mission, lead the staff, carry out the strategic objectives of the Board, and manage the education, knowledge-sharing, and networking programs that advance the organization and the profession. The new Executive Director will collaborate with the Board and member volunteers to meet ambitious goals in a supportive and inclusive office culture that values diversity. The Executive Director reports to the BMES Board of Directors and serves as an Ex-Officio member of the Board.

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years of senior association or related business management experience, preferably with a health, science, or engineering background. A successful record of working with a volunteer board and sound financial management practices are also required, as well as a strategic and collaborative management style and commitment to diversity and inclusion. A Bachelor’s degree is required, and leadership in a scientific organization and proven ability to manage headquarters operations are desirable.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to BMESEDsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Chief Executive Officer,
The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)

SAMPE is an organization devoted to the promotion of technical excellence in materials and process engineering, totaling around 15,000 engineers, technologists and materials scientists. It was founded in 1944 by Californian aerospace engineers with the goal to build a professional network and improve the exchange of technical information. Since those times, SAMPE has spread all over the world and is divided into about 40 chapters.

As the premier source of technical information for the Materials and Processes community, SAMPE North America is a global network of professionals in industry, academia, and government working in the field of advanced materials and process engineering.

The SAMPE office is located in Diamond Bar, California, a city east of Los Angeles, located in Los Angeles County. SAMPE has independent contractors and staff totally about 20 and an annual budget of approximately $7 million with assets over $10 million. SAMPE also has a philanthropic arm called The SAMPE Foundation.

SAMPE is divided into Global Regions with some autonomy not otherwise governed by the North America Bylaws. Within regions there are Chapters and Clubs. Any Chapters and Clubs outside of regions are considered Independent and are administered directly by the global organization.

The Global Organization is governed by the Global Board of Directors, the Global Executive Cabinet, Committees and the Global Business Office. In 2013, SAMPE created the Global structure of the organization, and today, the CEO position is focused 75% on North America strategic activities and 25% on Global regions and events. The four regions established are North America, China, Europe and Japan.

The SAMPE Board of Directors now seeks a Chief Executive Office who will support the association’s mission, lead the staff and carry out the strategic direction of the North America Executive Cabinet and Global Board of Directors. Operating in an environment of mutual respect and through the lens of servant-leadership, leads the staff and volunteers in the successful development of learning resources, conferences and meetings. The successful CEO will also lead and direct the establishment of new products and services to advance the industry resulting in financial growth.

Ideal candidates will have at least 10 years of executive-level leadership and management experience in a professional membership association or nonprofit organization. They will demonstrate evidence of effective financial planning, budget development and strategic revenue generation. A recognized leader and manager, the successful candidate will have a history of positive outcomes working with a volunteer Board of Directors. They will be able to cultivate board member relationships, roles and responsibilities.

The new Chief Executive Officer will be an inclusive leader with a collaborative and mentoring management style. He or she will hold a Bachelor’s degree. A Master’s degree or knowledge in the Material and Process Engineering industry is a plus.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to SAMPECEOsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Executive Director,
San Francisco Marin Medical Society (SFMMS)

The San Francisco Marin Medical Society (SFMMS) was formed in 2017 by the merging of the San Francisco and Marin medical societies, two strong organizations with long histories in California. Today, SFMMS is home to approximately 2,000 physicians in the two counties. SFMMS unites the local physician community and has developed a broad reputation as a strong and effective advocate for physicians, patient care, and public health initiatives. The SFMMS office is located in downtown San Francisco and operates with a staff of five and an annual budget of approximately $1.2 million. SFMMS is also a component medical society of the California Medical Association (CMA), and works closely with that organization on a variety of issues.

SFMMS products and services support these goals and the following are some of the important benefits of membership:
• Legislative Advocacy
• Medical Practice Marketing
• Practice Management Assistance
• News & Information – Journal, E-Newsletter, Directory
• Professional Development
• Legal & Financial Assistance
• Health Information Technology

As the voice of San Francisco and Marin physicians, SFMMS is committed to advocating on behalf of physicians and patients. From giving testimony at meetings of the Board of Supervisors to spearheading coalitions of local health care organizations, to lobbying members of Congress and the State Legislature, SFMMS ensures that physicians have a seat at the table when it comes to public policy impacting the profession of medicine. SFMMS/CMA advocacy efforts help preserve the health care safety net and public health programs in times of severe budget cuts. SFMMS has also spearheaded community health issues in San Francisco and Marin including co-sponsorship of Hep B Free, anti-tobacco legislation and education, formation and continuation of the Healthy San Francisco program, advocacy on reproductive and end-of-life issues (POLST), and more.

The SFMMS Board of Directors now seeks an Executive Director who will support the Society’s mission, lead the staff, and carry out the strategic objectives of the Board. Operating in an environment of mutual respect, the Executive Director will serve as a trusted partner to the SFMMS Board. He or she will administer programs and activities designed to meet the goals of the organization and support its physician members as the practice of medicine continues to evolve. The Executive Director reports to the SFMMS Board and collaborates with Board members and other SFMMS volunteers to accomplish the strategic vision and mission of the organization. He or she will be responsible for the headquarters operation and will ensure an inclusive office culture that values diversity.

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in association management, healthcare management, or related business management. Experience in working with physicians, along with a genuine interest in addressing the public health issues of importance to them, and experience in working with a volunteer board and managing in a small office environment are highly desirable.

The new Executive Director will be an inclusive leader with a collaborative and mentoring management style. He or she will hold a BA or BS degree or equivalent work experience.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to SFMMSEDSearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Executive Director,
BIFMA (Business + Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association)

BIFMA is the leading not-for-profit trade association for business and institutional furniture manufacturers and has served as the voice of the commercial furniture industry since 1973. BIFMA exists to create and foster conditions by which the industry can flourish. The organization sponsors the development and refinement of standards, promotes sustainability throughout the commercial furniture life cycle, and offers statistical and educational resources to members and the public. BIFMA members represent the diverse-sized manufacturers ranging from family-owned businesses to specialty and international organizations, including suppliers, customer groups, and services. The association collaborates with related trade groups and advocates with regulatory agencies and legislative bodies.

BIFMA seeks its next Executive Director, who will replace a long-serving and highly-respected retiring incumbent. The Executive Director will lead BIFMA and work closely with the Board of Directors, a highly-engaged volunteer membership, and staff. The next executive will establish the organization’s strategic direction and implement programs and initiatives in support of organizational strategies. BIFMA has a long-serving and dedicated four-member staff team, with an operating budget of approximately $2M, and located in the highly-ranked community of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The next Executive Director will have seven to 10 years of executive or senior-level experience, with trade association or nonprofit organization leadership highly desired. Commercial furniture or related industry (ex: design and architecture community), is desired, but not required. Manufacturing knowledge is helpful but not required. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience is required.

Serving as the organization’s spokesperson and voice for the industry, the Executive Director will have the ability to grasp critical information about the members, industry, and markets, as well as related trade groups and legislative and regulatory bodies. The ideal candidate will have a charismatic and collaborative leadership style, an entrepreneurial mindset with a track record of driving and increasing revenue, and strong outreach and networking skills.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to BIFMAEDsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





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