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Executive Vice President,
Association Forum of Chicagoland

Executive Director,
Northeast Spa & Pool Association (NESPA)

Division Director of Government Affairs,
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Executive Director,
Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI)

President,
International Accreditation Service (IAS)

Executive Director,
Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)

Managing Director, Government Relations and Engineering Education,
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Deputy Executive Director, Membership, Field Services and Training,
National PTA (NPTA)

Senior Director, Legislative Policy,
Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS)

Director of Standards – Codes & Standards Development,
International Code Council (ICC)




Executive Vice President,
Association Forum of Chicagoland

Vetted Solutions has been retained by Association Forum of Chicagoland to recruit an Executive Vice President.

Association Forum’s mission is to advance the professional practice of association management. Founded in 1916, Association Forum has: Nearly 4,000 members. These members represent more than 44,000 association professionals from nearly 1,600 Chicago organizations. These organizations serve 27 million individual members, have 9 million donors and generate $10.3 billion annually in economic impact. They aim to be the definitive resource for learning opportunities that address the varied needs of association professionals as they advance in their association management careers, to provide an environment that engages the association community and industry partners and be recognized as the preeminent resource for tools and best practices in the field of association management.

The new Executive Vice President will serve as a key partner to the CEO by enabling the CEO to work most effectively with internal and external stakeholders. This position is responsible for the success of the business development, brand experience and marketing and internal operations. This position is accountable for establishing sales and marketing programs and developing sales and marketing plans based on organizational goals. Programs and plans will promote revenue growth necessary to meet financial objectives. In addition to Business Development, the Executive Vice President will oversee the planning and execution of business initiatives and specific to Brand Experience and Marketing and organizational Administration. This is a facilitative role working in direct partnership with and providing the highest level of support to the President & CEO. This role requires strong financial acumen specific to budgeting and forecasting, a combination of focus and flexibility, as well as a willingness to play an active behind the scenes role.

The successful candidate will have at least 15 years of experience, preferably in the Association management or non-profit industry. They must have a strong financial acumen, demonstrated experience and success with budgeting and forecasting, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and superior project management skills. This candidate must foster a team culture and rewards and celebrates Forum values. Must be local to Chicagoland area.

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Executive Director,
Northeast Spa & Pool Association (NESPA)

For more than forty years, the Northeast Spa & Pool Association (NESPA) has been the leading trade association representing the pool and spa industry in the Northeast. The Association has engaged in promoting and protecting its members, educating them, and providing networking and business support to meet the current and future needs of their membership and the industry as a whole. They also serve as a resource for product and safety information for consumers.

NESPA seeks a new Executive Director to make a significant impact over the next several years on the association and on the industry. Responsible for leading a committed staff team and being closely involved with the Association’s Board of Directors in creating strategic plans and programs, this individual will be a visionary and passionate leader who, working with the Board of Directors, chapters and members, can chart a course that ensures its continued success.

NESPA’s Executive Director also serves as Executive Director of the Foundation. The NESPA Foundation for the Advancement of Education and Professionalism was founded by NESPA in 2009 as a separate 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the professionalism of the pool and spa industry through promotion, education and research, safety, and charitable endeavors. Currently the Foundation supports learn to swim programs and other local, regional and national charitable efforts.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a seasoned executive. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, five to ten years’ executive level experience in a related trade association or company in the pool and spa industry, an entrepreneurial approach, and passion for the work NESPA does. Additionally, having the ability to quickly grasp critical information regarding issues that impact membership and possessing a leadership style that reflects integrity, drive and shared responsibility is important. This individual will also be an experienced and insightful leader, listener, communicator, and strategic thinker who is nimble, proactive, and a quick study.

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Division Director of Government Affairs,
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a global nonprofit organization, established in 1896, devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. NFPA delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering their mission. NFPA membership totals more than 60,000 individuals around the world.

The NFPA have retained Vetted Solutions to recruit a Division Director of Government Affairs in its Washington, D.C. office. The Division Director will be tasked with serving as NFPA’s representative to promote policies, positions, and capabilities of the organization while establishing and maintaining contact with key congressional and agency staff. Additionally, the Division Director will be responsible for managing the government affairs team and activities to achieve desired outcomes.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years of government relations experience including work on Capitol Hill and Federal Agencies. He/She will have demonstrated an ability to manage a team, have strong communication skills, be able to advocate and influence, and be flexible, strategic, and forward thinking. Knowledge of fire service may be helpful, not required. Knowledge of the following entities: CSB, DHS, DOD, DOE, DOT, FEMA, HUD, NIST, VA would be beneficial.

NFPA is widely known as a codes and standards organization – that’s the backbone of what they do, and it always will be. Their mission is to provide members with the information and knowledge they need to do their job well in today’s ever-changing environment. The codes and standards, outreach and advocacy efforts, educational programs, research, and training, are all a testament to the commitment to their mission to eliminate death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards.

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Executive Director,
Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI)

The Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI) has retained Vetted Solutions LLC to recruit an Executive Director. This is a virtual position, and the successful candidate may choose where he or she works.

BMI is the trade association dedicated to the interest of book manufacturers and related industries. Member companies produce more than 85% of the books published in the United States. Since 1933, the Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI) has provided tremendous value to its member companies and others associated with the book manufacturing industry. BMI member companies range from full service book manufacturers to those specializing in the digital print market, specialty binderies, component printers, packagers, equipment manufacturers, and suppliers of a variety of materials and services. From its efforts to promote readership and literacy, to its efforts to address governmental issues, to the development of standards for the print materials used in the educational markets, as well as its unparalleled networking opportunities, BMI gives back to its members, to the book industry, and to the communities in which its members do business.

The new Executive Director will work closely with an active Board of Directors and committee members to support and expand BMI’s mission to serve and advance members’ common goals and provide a forum for discussion of intra-industry issues. The Executive Director will oversee the administration, marketing, publications, programs, and the strategic plan for the organization. In addition, he or she will maintain visibility, manage resources, increase member value, and explore new ways for BMI to serve its industry. BMI has an operating budget of approximately $500,000 and a staff of two. This position reports to the BMI Board of Directors.

The successful candidate will have at least five years’ senior management and executive experience in the book manufacturing industry or trade and professional associations. He or she will have experience with successful strategic planning and implementation and a proven track record in growing an organization.

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Director of Standards – Codes & Standards Development,
International Code Council (ICC)

The International Code Council (ICC) has retained Vetted Solutions to recruit a Director of Standards – Codes & Standards Development for its Central Regional Office in Country Club Hills, Illinois. The Director of Standards will be responsible for supervising Codes & Standards Department staff in their roles supporting the development and support of both ICC’s Codes and ICC Standards. As the Director, you will be managing staff who are responsible for following established procedures in the development and updating new and existing ICC Standards. You will also have responsibility for the identification and development of new standards in order to expand ICC’s portfolio of standards.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years of professional experience in a standards development organization, building jurisdiction, related professional association/company, or code enforcement agency with Bachelor’s degree. Professional licensure/registration is preferred. Additionally, the right applicant will have the ability to demonstrate sound working knowledge of standard development process, procedures, codes, and standards. You must have strong technical writing, communication, and customer service skills.

The International Code Council is a member-focused association. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes. As a Standards Developing Organization (SDO), ICC is aggressively investigating opportunities to expand its current portfolio of standards.

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Deputy Executive Director, Membership, Field Services and Training,
National PTA (NPTA)

The National PTA (NPTA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership association of nearly four million members – parents, teachers, students, administrators, and business community leaders. NPTA is organized into 22,000 local units and 54 state and territorial congresses across the United States and around the world. The NPTA has a rich history of advocacy on behalf of students, families and educational matters and is a recognized and influential advocacy organization with a strong presence with The White House, on Capitol Hill, and with the various educational regulatory bodies.

The Deputy Executive Director, Membership, Field Services & Training works in partnership with the Executive Director to support National PTA’s strategic objectives in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the following departments: membership, training and field service. Managing a staff of fourteen through four direct reports, the Deputy will be responsible for developing a long term strategic plan for membership. S/he will also be responsible for marketing strategies for membership outreach, service to states, the annual convention, volunteer leadership training, and customer service. This individual will be a key representative for the organization and will foster strong relationships with volunteers at every level in PTA, including officers (particularly the elected VP for Membership), board, governance, PTA state leaders and staff. The Deputy’s mission is to strengthen the PTA network of members to build the capacity of leadership at all levels of PTA to effectively manage their organizations, grow PTA and engage families with schools and communities in PTA programs to ensure student success.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public affairs non-profit management, or related field or equivalent experience is required (an advanced degree is preferred). S/he will have extensive experience with individual membership and marketing, project management, finance and budgeting, strategic planning, partnership programs, plus proven confidence in the creation, delivery and evaluation of membership services and programs. They will also have extensive experience with association management (AMS) software (ProTech preferred).

The position is located in NPTA’s Old Town Alexandria, VA headquarters and is available immediately.

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Senior Director, Legislative Policy,
Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS)

Vetted Solutions has been retained by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) to recruit a Senior Director, Legislative Policy located in Washington, D.C. The Senior Director role is an attractive opportunity for an individual well-versed in the intricacies of working in Congress, a bank regulatory agency, a trade association, or financial institution.

CSBS, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is the nationwide professional association of financial regulators from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. For more than a century, CSBS has been the professional association of state officials responsible for chartering, regulating, and supervising the nation’s state-chartered banks and state-licensed branches of foreign banks. CSBS has given these state supervisors a national forum to coordinate supervision and develop policy related to their regulated entities. The association also provides training to state banking and financial regulators and represents its members before Congress and the federal financial regulatory agencies.

The Senior Director will work to support all aspects of the organization’s legislative policy development. This position will promote CSBS policy objectives by developing legislative proposals and strategies, tracking and analyzing legislation to identify proposals of interest, and preparing written legislative materials.

The successful candidate’s educational background will include a Bachelor’s degree, with a strong preference for a Master’s degree (such as M.P.A. or M.B.A.). A minimum of three to five years of relevant policy experience working in Congress, a bank regulatory agency (federal or state), trade association, or financial institution. The Senior Director must have knowledge of financial services regulation and oversight, and the federal legislative process.

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors seeks candidates who have strong communication and collaboration skills, highly-effective analytical abilities, and are results-oriented.

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President,
International Accreditation Service (IAS)

The International Accreditation Service (IAS) is a member of the International Code Council (ICC) Family of Companies and is recruiting for a new President. The President is the executive level leader and the highest titled officer of IAS, a California non-profit organization, the sole member of which is the International Code Council. The President will report directly to the ICC Chief Executive Officer with respect to all general administrative and corporate matters. He or She will report directly to the IAS Board with respect to all accreditation activities and other services provided by IAS. The organization would like to have this position located in either Washington, D.C. or the Southern California area however, they are flexible on where the position will be based.

IAS is seeking a dynamic leader to work closely with IAS Senior staff to provide the leadership and vision necessary to ensure that the organization achieves its mission and strategic plan. The President will guide the overall management and operation of IAS while simultaneously serving as a primary IAS representative for recognized accreditation bodies, governmental entities, and targeted business sectors.

Specific areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:
- Creating long-range strategic, business and marketing plans in collaboration with the IAS Board and leading the development, communication, and implementation of these plans in a manner consistent with ICC parameters.
- Assessing the potential within new accreditation and business programs, revenue opportunities, strategies, and regulatory activity by keeping abreast of emerging issues.
- Serving as chief spokesperson and representative of IAS to advance the profile of IAS as a global leader in accreditation.
- Leading, directing, and operating the business, programs, and operations of IAS in compliance with ICC organizational principles and directives.
- Developing, managing, and monitoring the IAS annual budget to achieve revenue and expense goals while maximizing business growth.
- Directing, leading, and organizing a high-performing staff team, including supervisory responsibilities of hiring, training, assigning, evaluating performance, motivating, and implementing corrective actions.
- Overseeing the management and operation of IAS accreditation and technical committees and councils which includes reviewing committee structure on a regular basis to maintain programmatic relevance.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7 years’ experience in an executive or senior management position, which includes demonstrated history of employment management and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in conformity assessment, industry accreditation services, or a related field. Additionally, they will have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Having an MBA is not required however, it is preferred. You must possess strong leadership and executive communication skills along with the aptitude to lead a subsidiary operation within the framework of an international, multi-subsidiary organization with multiple offices. Having the ability to lead and direct management operations using remote-based senior staff is required. This individual must also possess a willingness and ability to travel because there will be extensive travel of approximately 50 percent during the first year of employment.

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Executive Director,
Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)

The Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine seeks a leader who thrives in the rapidly changing world of imaging technologies and information management. This new Executive Director will work with the Board, staff, and members to expand SIIM’s role as a trusted resource for imaging professionals interested in the current and future use of technologies for image and information and interpretation and management. With strong leadership, SIIM will continue its success as a unique professional organization at the nexus of medical imaging and information technologies.

Working closely with the SIIM President and reporting to an 11-member Board of Directors, the Executive Director oversees management of the organization, including education, industry interaction, an online engagement platform, the peer reviewed Journal of Digital Imaging, a flagship annual meeting, regional conferences, advocacy, and research support. Located in Leesburg, VA, SIIM has a staff of seven and an annual budget of $1.5 million.

The Executive Director oversees the day-to-day operations of the Society and is responsible for establishing and achieving operating and financial objectives for the organization as well as ongoing and future business initiatives. The ideal Executive Director will supervise, motivate, and mentor SIIM staff in a team-oriented, innovative, and highly productive environment. He or she will assist the SIIM Board to identify the organization’s strategic priorities and facilitate the translation of those priorities into actions. Key responsibilities include maintaining and building alliances, membership growth, maintaining SIIM’s culture, program and service growth, providing strong leadership during times of rapid advancement, administrative and staff management, financial management, and budgetary planning alongside the board.

The new Executive Director will come with a proven track record of consensus building and orchestrating initiatives across multiple societies. The ability to oversee assets and manage the annual budget and financial issues appropriate for a 501c(3) organization is also required. Experience working with physicians, monitoring relevant policy issues, and leading an organization in the top role is also preferred. Finally, the new Executive Director should be a high-energy, creative leader with excellent communication skills and a strong focus on people.

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Managing Director, Government Relations and Engineering Education,
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has retained Vetted Solutions LLC to recruit a Managing Director, Government Relations and Engineering Education. This position is located in Washington, DC.

ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization whose members are as diverse as the engineering community itself: from college students and early-career engineers, to project managers, corporate executives, researchers and academic leaders. ASME serves this wide-ranging technical community through quality programs in continuing education, training and professional development, codes and standards, research, conferences and publications, government relations and other forms of outreach. By 2025, ASME is called upon to be the go-to organization to help address key technology-related challenges in the public interest in a manner that engages core engineering constituencies including government, academia, industry, engineers, students, and technology-development professionals. ASME is focused on five Core Technologies: Manufacturing, Clean Energy, Pressure Technology, Bioengineering and Robotics. Founded in 1880, ASME operates on a $179.9M budget and has staff of 340. ASME has grown through the decades to include more than 130,000 members in 151 countries.

The Managing Director, Government Relations and Engineering Education will lead and manage the Washington DC office. This individual will be responsible for a $2.3 million budget and 12 staff. The Managing Director initiates actions and provides direction and counsel to ASME members and staff on effective ways of contributing ASME input to public policy debates, and arranges for communication of ASME views to public policy makers through testimony, position statements, letters, alerts, meetings, the Federal Fellows program, and other means. The Managing Director and his/her team must have extensive interactions with senior volunteers and staff of the Society and effectively develop and maintain a strong and positive working relationship with Members of Congress, senior staff at the White House, and federal agencies. He/she drives the strategy for Government Relations through the development of on-going interactions with policymakers at the state and federal level. The Managing Director will also provide leadership to the Engineering Education programs to ensure that ASME improves the quality of the engineer and engineering education. The Managing Director works with the Director of Government Relations and the Director of Engineering Education in identifying and analyzing public policy and engineering education issues that will impact mechanical engineers, ASME and the engineering profession.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in public administration/affairs, including 8 years in a management position. Must have experience in the development and communication of positions on public policy issues as well as demonstrated experience in effectively representing an organization with senior government and corporate officials. Requires thorough knowledge of government processes and legislative procedures. Capitol Hill work experience strongly preferred.

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