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2021 Association Viewpoint

BY DONNA OSER, CAE, PRESIDENT & CEO

Spring is in the air and many of you are off on break or will be shortly. I'm spending much-needed time with family this week. In lieu of the blog, I encourage you to check out the latest edition of McKinley’s Association Viewpoint, titled “Renewal, Reinvention, and Responsibility.” The report offers a glance at how associations have handled a year of extreme uncertainty and change, and a look forward to a post-COVID environment. READ MORE

Member News

The views and positions expressed by the associations and individuals highlighted within the Member News section are not necessarily those of the Michigan Society of Association Executives.

The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi
Suburban Collection Showplace Hosting Events Next Month, Reopening at 50% Capacity
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recently approved the venue to host specific trade and consumer shows to be classified as a retail setting, allowing the event center to operate at 50% capacity per MDHHS epidemic order.  READ MORE
Haight Returns to Boyne Resorts
Brenda Haight, CMP, has rejoined Boyne Resorts as Association Sales Manager. Haight was previously with Treetops Resort and the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau. 
Gregory to Manage the Graduate 
Sarah Gregory, previously with The Hoxton and the Autograph Collection in Chicago, returns to her Spartan roots as Hotel Manager at The Graduate in East Lansing.
Michigan Communities Anxiously Await Rules for Spending Billions in Stimulus Funds
Business Builds Up: Strong Demand Seen for Construction, Remodeling in Northern Michigan 
READ MORE

Industry Voices

Is it possible that our digital evolution is exactly where it needs to be to help us with our most important DEI needs?
Where Digital Evolution and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Intersect
By Glenn Tecker of Tecker International
Does Your Conference Need an Emcee?
By Sarah Michel of Velvet Chainsaw
Membership: For Such a Time as This
By Tony Rossell of Marketing General Inc
Tips to Ensure the Board Fulfills Governance Responsibilities
By Marlis Korber of SBI Association Management
A New Approach to Volunteer Training
By Carol Blattau of Mariner Management
Uncertainty Breeds Anxiety
By Linda Olejniczak of the American Society of Employers

Association Career Headquarters

BUSINESS MANAGER - Michigan Potatoes 
Michigan Potatoes is looking for an experienced Business Manager for our opening in East Lansing, MI. Under the general direction of the executive director, will be responsible for financial operations and finding and retaining sponsors.  Click Here for more information.
To Apply:  Please send your resume to director@mipotato.com.  Please include your salary requirements in your cover letter

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS INTERN - MICPA
ASSOCIATION ADMINISTRATOR - The Advancement Network

Pop Up Video: Health with Matt Johnson at OTR

Matt Johnson, President of On Target Living, shares tips on how to boost your physical and mental health. 

Upcoming Events

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2021 Spring CAE CRAM Prep Course
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2021 Legislative & Public Policy Micro Conference
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