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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)

Executive Director,
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)

Senior Director of Stakeholder Engagement,
Center for Audit Quality (CAQ)

Vice President, Finance and Operations,
Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI)

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)

Managing Director, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Development & Workforce Strategy,
American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Chief Public Policy Officer,
The Council of State Governments




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.





Executive Director,
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)

The American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), the premier professional, scientific and medical society established to promote excellence in bone and mineral research and facilitate the translation of that research into clinical practice, seeks a new Executive Director. ASBMR is a Smith Bucklin client organization.

ASBMR promotes the study of this expanding field through annual scientific meetings, publishing the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research® and JBMR Plus, the Primer on Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, online education, networking, mentorship, advocacy and interaction with government agencies and related organizations. Today, the ASBMR has a membership of nearly 3,000 physicians, basic research scientists, and clinical investigators from over fifty countries. Located in Washington, DC, ASBMR is on the cutting edge - aiming to close the treatment gap in osteoporosis, lead the research agenda in musculoskeletal science, increase membership outreach, engagement and benefits, and develop new revenue streams to continue to invest in the future of the field.

The Executive Director will work with the Council, members, partner organizations, companies and government agencies to shape a vision for the future to fulfill its mission. In addition to possessing a dynamic executive presence, the Executive Director will readily identify new collaborative opportunities and influence the future of the organization in support of ASBMR’s mission.

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 5-7 years related executive management experience with demonstrated organizational, operational and leadership experience within the non-for-profit sector, preferably with a similar professional association. They will also possess experience in government relations, healthcare, scientific publications and meetings. CAE (Certified Association Executive) is preferred. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced 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 ASBMREDsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Senior Director of Stakeholder Engagement,
Center for Audit Quality (CAQ)

The health of our global capital markets and economy depends on robust investor confidence and trust. The public company auditing profession plays a key role in fostering that trust. Year after year, surveys show that strong majorities of retail and institutional investors view independent auditors as valuable and effective in their investor-protection roles. An autonomous, nonpartisan, and nonprofit public policy advocacy organization, the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) guides and supports the public company auditing profession as it does its vital work worldwide.

Located in Washington, D.C., the CAQ seeks a Senior Director of Stakeholder Engagement who will spearhead the CAQ’s activities and strategic planning efforts focused on engaging stakeholders in promoting the value of the audit profession and supporting the CAQ’s critical mission of instilling investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Senior Director of Stakeholder Engagement will develop and lead strategic outreach to the most senior organizational and individual stakeholders in, among others, the investor (institutional and retail), governance, issuer and academic communities, establishing and strengthening relationships with key constituents.

Successful candidates will have at least 12 years of experience in complex market-driven organizations. Candidates will also demonstrate proficiency in stakeholder development and strategic relationship building as well as experience in hands-on knowledge of capital markets issues, trends, stakeholders and dynamics. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced 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 CAQSDsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Vice President, Finance and Operations,
Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI)

The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI), the premier network for manufacturing executives with a commitment to the promotion of a thriving U.S. manufacturing sector, seeks a proven finance and operations leader as its next Vice President, Finance and Operations.

Founded in 1933, MAPI’s mission is to help manufacturing leaders make smarter business decisions through membership programs for manufacturing executives, professional development events, and manufacturing-focused business insights and research. Manufacturing executives rely on the MAPI's unbiased research and analysis to gain insight into the challenges facing the manufacturing sector, with recent research including studies on advanced analytics and the impact of opioids in manufacturing. Located in Arlington, Virginia, MAPI has a staff of over 30 employees and generates $8.75 million in revenue.

The role of the VP, Finance and Operations is to promote and support financial and operational excellence throughout the association. This leader drives finance strategy implementation and the operational execution of strategic goals and priorities. This includes oversight of accounting, finance, information technology, and administrative/operational functions as well as assessment of the financial performance of critical initiatives, and ensures infrastructure and resources to support the association’s growth. The VP also serves as a key thought partner on the Senior Team to provide a lens through which the association may implement its strategic plan.

The VP, Finance and Operations will be a senior-level executive with proven success managing the gamut of an organization’s infrastructure – financial processes, reporting, and performance, business operations, and information technology. The successful candidate should have a strong history of working in nonprofits. A bachelor’s degree is required, and an MBA or CPA is 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 MAPIVPsearch@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 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 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.





Managing Director, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Development & Workforce Strategy,
American Institute of Architects (AIA)

The American Institute of Architects (AIA), the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners, seeks a Managing Director of AIA’s EDI Development and Workforce Strategy. Located in Washington, DC, AIA has a staff of over 200 employees, 200 local components and an operating budget of $70 million.

The Managing Director, EDI Development and Workforce Strategy is a critical role in the success of AIA’s EDI Development and Workforce Strategy. The Managing Director will have the strategic responsibility to develop, implement and monitor initiatives designed to support AIA’s equity, diversity & inclusion (EDI), emerging professionals, academic engagement, and K-12 education initiatives. AIA intends to be a leader in EDI and will look to the expertise, voice, and professional experience of the Managing Director to play a leadership role toward achieving this goal.

This position is an opportunity to have an impact on the current generation and the next, from leading initiatives that encourage diversity and promote opportunities for currently underrepresented members, to creating greater architecture exposure to young people in K-12 education. This role will be responsible for creating strategies for building relationships with schools of architecture and fostering students, interns, and AIA members in the early stages of their career. The Managing Director is a senior management position on the Member & Component Services team, reporting to the Senior Vice President of Member & Component services.

Leading Candidates will have senior level experience with a clear understanding of the needs of under-represented members of a profession and emerging professionals, and a minimum of 12 years relevant experience, preferably in an education or professional association environment. An established network within the academic and/or architectural community is a plus. Master’s Degree highly preferred.

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





Chief Public Policy Officer,
The Council of State Governments

The Council of State Governments (CSG), the nation’s only organization serving all three branches of the state government, seeks a creative and collaborative Chief Public Policy Officer.

The role of the Chief Public Policy Officer is to bring innovative leadership to the development and delivery of programs, initiatives, and services to equip state officials to understand complex public policy issues and enable better governance. The Chief Public Policy Officer leads the national public policy team and serves as the senior advisor on public policy and research. This includes oversight of federal affairs, the CSG National Center for Interstate Compacts, the CSG Shared State Legislation process, the CSG national policy resolutions process, the CSG Center of Innovation, and research projects. CSG is headquartered in Lexington, KY. This role reports directly to the Executive Director/CEO and oversees 25 staff and a $12M budget.

The Chief Public Policy Officer will have a keen ability to distill and convey complex ideas and data to enhance its usefulness. The successful candidate will have at least seven years of significant responsibilities in public policy work, law, research, government affairs, economics and government service, or related fields. A bachelor’s degree and a graduate degree in one of those fields is strongly preferred.

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To submit a resume and cover letter, or to learn additional detail regarding specific requirements and desired attributes for this position, please email Vetted Solutions at CSGCPPOSearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





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