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Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships,
National Parking Association (NPA)

Director, Scientific Affairs,
American Society of Hematology (ASH)

Executive Director,
Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA)

Chief Executive Officer,
New Merged Association (Southern Newspaper Publishers Association and Inland Press Association)

Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer,
BICSI

Chief Executive Officer,
The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)

Managing Director, Center for Financial Planning,
CFP Board

Executive Director,
National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD)

Vice President of Communication, Marketing, and Media Relations (CMM),
American Geophysical Union (AGU)




Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships,
National Parking Association (NPA)

The National Parking Association (NPA) is North America's leading parking trade organization and is seeking a relationship builder with a proven sales track record to join this fast-paced and rapidly growing association as the Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships. The NPA serves as the market leader in parking industry research, education, and advocacy that advance the industry, its leaders, and parking professionals. Founded in 1951, NPA represents over 100,000 parking professionals in more than 2,500 commercial operations and public organizations.

In this role, you will manage and expand Strategic Partnerships while learning the industry, and then quickly have an opportunity to grow into a Sales Leadership role. The Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships position requires a dynamic and methodical business development leader to deliver outstanding results that meet or exceed the annual plan and member 360 plan. Driving dues and non-dues revenue for key accounts, you will serve as their main point of contact. You will also work to build new strategic partnerships and maximize account sales and retention. Reporting to the President, the Senior Director will interact with Board Directors, volunteers, external partners and stakeholders and is a member of the Senior Management team. The position will be based in Washington, DC and is newly created.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a role where they are accountable to the President/CEO for meeting and exceeding revenue goals, have experience with dues and non-dues revenue strategy, and have interest in moving into sales leadership. S/he will enjoy the opportunity to contribute to significant growth from a player/coach position within an entrepreneurial environment.

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





Director, Scientific Affairs,
American Society of Hematology (ASH)

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional society of hematologists and scientists studying the blood system and diseases thereof, seeks a dynamic Director of Scientific Affairs. Located in Washington, D.C., the Society's mission is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic and vascular systems by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology. For more than six decades, ASH has sponsored its annual meeting, the premier annual education and scientific event in the field of hematology. The Society publishes Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology, which is the most cited peer-reviewed publication in the field, and Blood Advances, their new open access journal.

The Director of Scientific Affairs will work with internal and volunteer leadership to develop strategies and implement tactics that advance the mission of the Society, including overseeing the activities of 18 scientific committees as well as the development, implementation and evaluation of the scientific content for the Society’s Annual Meeting and Exposition. In addition to working with volunteers and staff to build connections with various government offices of interest, the Director will oversee and provide direction to ASH’s scientific special projects, including the ASH Precision Medicine Initiative and the ASH Working Group on Clinical Trial Innovation.

The Director is responsible for revising the organization’s research agenda, which is updated periodically and serves as a roadmap for the prioritization of research support across the hematology community. Reporting to the Chief Professional Development and Diversity Officer, the Director will ensure that the Society’s strategic goals are informed by its scientific priorities.

Ideal candidates will have at least 10 years of progressive leadership and management experience with an ability to establish working relationships with diverse groups, including coalitions, scientific/medical associations, scientists, physicians, policymakers, and industry representatives. A master’s or doctoral degree in biomedical science-related field is preferred.

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





Executive Director,
Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA)

The Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA) is a statewide non-profit and non-partisan association which cultivates excellence in locally-governed school districts. ASBA represents more than 1,200 school board members in over 240 governing boards entrusted with 1 million Arizona school children in communities across the state. Through training and leadership development programs, products and services which support district success, and representation and advocacy for the diverse membership needs, ASBA built a strong reputation for continuous improvement of public education, student and district success. Headquartered in their Phoenix, Arizona office building, ASBA operates on a $4 million budget, with 19 staff, and is a National School Boards Association (NSBA) federation member.

The Executive Director serves as the chief administrative officer of the association and official spokesperson. The new executive will serve as the Friends of ASBA Executive Director, the 501(c)(4) partner organization with an independent appointed board and Treasurer and Trustee of the ASBAIT Insurance Trust, a subsidiary which provides health insurance benefits for members’ employees. ASBA staff and volunteer leaders play important roles in delivering the mission and achieving the vision of the best schools in every Arizona community.

The next Executive Director will lead and guide ASBA’s strategic plan for future success and build upon a strong reputation as a resource for Arizona public education, key legislators, regulators, and partners. A passion for public education and continuous improvement of student success with a commitment to support district success is essential for ASBA leadership.

Ideal candidates will have at least five years of executive or senior management level experience in public education, higher education, government, or association leadership. A bachelor’s degree education is required, an advanced degree preferred.

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All interested individuals should email a cover letter addressed to Cathy Brown and Michele Warholic, Vetted Solutions, and specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile, along with a chronologically organized resume to: ASBAEDsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Chief Executive Officer,
New Merged Association (Southern Newspaper Publishers Association and Inland Press Association)

The newsprint industry has seen a significant change in the last decade. There has been a seismic shift in the newspaper business model and long-held practices have been upended. The Inland Press Association and the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association are in the process of merging to form a new association with a virtual staff designed to meet the critical need for an industry association that provides voice, focus and function equal to the challenges of this new reality.

A search has begun for a new CEO who will be the voice and face of the newspaper industry. The CEO of the new association will have the overall strategic and operational responsibility for staffing, programming, managing and achieving the mission of New Merged Association. The CEO will work with association and foundation boards to devise and implement strategies that achieve the organizations’ goals and ensure that the nonprofits’ fiscal, marketing, human resource, technology, programming and operational objectives are effectively implemented.

Successful candidates will have at least 10 years of senior management experience, a bachelor’s degree, and a mission-driven perspective. Experience, appreciation for or excitement about the importance of the newspaper industry would be a plus.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter addressed to Jim Zaniello and specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile, along with a chronologically organized resume to NCCEOsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer,
BICSI

BICSI, a global professional association supporting the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) community, seeks a strategic and visionary Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer. ICT covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic safety & security, project management and audio & video technologies. Through courses, conferences, publications and professional registration programs, BICSI staff and volunteers assist ICT professionals in delivering critical products and services and offer opportunities for continual improvement and enhanced professional stature. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, USA, BICSI membership spans nearly 100 countries and operates on a budget of $15 million with 60 staff.

The Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of BICSI plays a vital role in the success of the organization and its impact on the profession. The new executive will look at the future needs of the association to include further global expansion, monetization of content, and the development of in-person and online delivery of educational materials as well as continuing the organization’s reputation of excellence in standards development. BICSI seeks an inspiring leader who will serve as a key internal and external spokesperson and lead efforts to enhance organizational visibility. The new executive will practice servant leadership internally and externally and ensure a financial management strategy that promotes good stewardship throughout the organization.

Ideal candidates will have at least 10 years of executive-level leadership and management experience in a professional membership association or nonprofit organization and a history of success working with a volunteer Board of Directors. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter addressed to Jim Zaniello and specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile, along with a chronologically organized resume to BICSIEDsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Chief Executive Officer,
The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)

The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT), located in the greater Dallas area, seeks an energetic and innovative Chief Executive Officer. For over 35 years ISHLT has been dedicated to improving the care of patients with advanced heart and lung disease through transplantation, mechanical support, and innovative therapies via research, education, and advocacy. In addition to publishing the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation and hosting an annual scientific meeting, ISHLT is responsible for supporting the largest registry of heart and lung transplant data in the world. Created in 1981, the Society has grown to over 3,700 members from over 45 countries representing over 15 different professional disciplines involved in the management and treatment of end-stage heart and lung disease.

The Chief Executive Officer will be a proven leader with the experience, creativity, and skill to lead the organization to even greater heights. Reporting to the ISHLT Board of Directors, the CEO will have the overall strategic and operational responsibility for the mission, programs, staff and expansion. This role will be responsible for managing the transition from the current association management company (AMC) to a society with its own staffing and infrastructure, with the opportunity to develop a competitive compensation and benefits structure to attract and retain the best and brightest staff. An intellectually curious Chief Executive Officer will have the chance to develop an overall marketing and communications strategy that shares ISHLT’S incredible story while raising the visibility of the important work of its members.

The ideal candidate will have an inspirational leadership approach with a proven ability to lead an organization and manage all aspects of a headquarters office, working effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter addressed to Jim Zaniello and specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile, along with a chronologically organized resume to ISHLTCEOsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Managing Director, Center for Financial Planning,
CFP Board

The financial planning profession faces significant challenges as its workforce ages while Americans’ demand for financial planners continues to increase. These challenges are larger than any one organization or firm can tackle on their own and require a unified effort across all corners of the profession.

The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board), a non-profit organization that serves the public interest by promoting the value of professional, competent and ethical financial planning services, created the Center for Financial Planning for just this purpose. The Center serves as the catalyst—bringing together CFP® professionals, firms, educators, researchers and experts—to address these challenges and build a more diverse and sustainable financial planning profession that can secure the financial future of all Americans.

The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning seeks a Managing Director to spearhead its work, reporting to and partnering with the CEO in setting the strategic direction of the Center for Financial Planning. The Managing Director must ensure a robust Body of Knowledge and a respected academic home for financial planning and related discipline faculty. This is an executive staff position responsible for managing executive programs that increase the diversity and sustainability of the financial planning profession and raising funds.

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible management and leadership positions, with strong preference for successful fundraising experience. A commitment to the work of the organization is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in business or related field; advanced degree preferred.

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





Executive Director,
National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD)

The National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) for this mission-driven organization promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities into their church community. The role of the Executive Director is to bring innovative, servant leadership and strong financial management to continue the mission, growth and increased reach of programs, resources, and services provided by NCPD.

NCPD plays a key leadership role within the U.S. Catholic Church promoting and ensuring the meaningful participation of the 14 million U.S. Catholics with disabilities in their life of faith. The NCPD Executive Director works closely with the Catholic Disability Foundation (CDF), an entity that serves as the fundraising arm for NCPD.

The ED reports to the NCPD Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission, strategic objectives, annual operating plan, fundraising and financial objectives. There are currently four paid staff and 50 volunteers that support the organization. The office is currently located in the Washington DC area, but NCPD will consider candidates who will work remotely with periodic visits to the DC office.

The ideal candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic in communion with the Church who understands the ED position as a ministry at the service of the Church’s evangelizing mission; committed to the moral and doctrinal teachings of the Catholic faith. A bachelor’s degree is required as well as seven years of nonprofit leadership and/or management with a knowledge of a wide spectrum of disabilities.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter addressed to Evelyn Savage and specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile, along with a chronologically organized resume to NCPDEDsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Vice President of Communication, Marketing, and Media Relations (CMM),
American Geophysical Union (AGU)

The American Geophysical Union (AGU), an innovator among scientific organizations and a world leader in advancing Earth and space science, is seeking a Vice President of Communication, Marketing, and Media Relations (CMM).

Established in 1919, AGU is celebrating its Centennial. Current membership spans 137 countries, comprises more than 60,000 members and is the world’s largest society promoting geophysical endeavors of Earth and space scientists. AGU is located in Washington, DC with a staff of 140 and a $36 million annual budget. From pioneering new ways to grow the exchange of scientific knowledge, to encouraging the emergence of new and transdisciplinary fields of study, to leveraging science to help society, AGU strives to lead.

The Vice President, Communication, Marketing, and Media Relations (CMM) position is a key strategist in assisting AGU to promote discovery in Earth and Space science for the benefit of humanity.

As a member of the AGU senior team, the Vice President, CMM will be for strategic guidance and implementation of integrated marketing, media and brand strategies that facilitate outreach and increase engagement among AGU’s member scientists, staff, and key external audiences. This position will develop creative story angles for coverage in print, broadcast and online media outlets, and advance the use of up-to-date digital marketing, communications, social networking and collaboration strategies for AGU. The Vice President will collaborate and engage with AGU leadership and relevant committee chairs and members, finding innovative ways to expand the use of technology and interactive digital platforms to disseminate news and enhance the sharing of scientific knowledge and inquiry about the Earth and space sciences.

The ideal candidate will have more than 15 years of experience, with at least five years at a senior management level and a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Previous experience working in a membership organization environment with a board of directors preferred.

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To submit a resume and cover letter or for confidential consideration, contact Vetted Solutions at AGUCMMSearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





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