Comings and Goings: November/December 2016

A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.

The American Bar Association named Michael Kreisberg its new chief membership officer. Previously, he was membership director for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Del Baker Robertson, CAE, of the Electronic Transactions Association was promoted to vice president of strategic partnerships.

Snow-sports expert Nicholas Herrin is the new CEO of the Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors.

SPIN: Senior Planners Industry Network announced Rod Abraham is its new executive director.

Lawrence D. Sloan, CAE, stepped down as president and CEO of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates and will be the new CEO at the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

Protech Associates, Inc., promoted its vice president of customer service, Kevin M. Bruffey, to president.

Sally Laskey was appointed CEO of the International Association of Forensic Nurses.

The American Trucking Associations promoted Rusty Duckworth to chief financial officer from senior vice president and controller.

Bethany Coulter has been promoted to director of strategic communications and donor relations at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation.

Abram Olmstead has been named the new digital media director for the National Automobile Dealers Association.

Coming from the National Retail Federation, public affairs specialist Kathy Grannis Allen is the new managing director of airline industry public relations and communications at Airlines for America.

Karen Silberman has joined the American Chiropractic Association as its executive vice president.

Amber Levy is the new director of membership for the Association of Junior Leagues International.

The industry group for credit union executives, CUES, added Trish Barrette and Brian Cacic to its Midwest member relations team as director of member relations and member relations and council manager, respectively.

The American Brain Tumor Association welcomed Martha Carlos as its new chief communications officer.

Kevin R. Sorge was chosen as the new executive director of the New England Affordable Housing Management Association.

The Food Marketing Institute appointed food and drug attorney Dana Mullen its regulatory counsel.

Clockwise from left: Michael Kreisberg, Rod Abraham, Martha Carlos, Bethany Coulter.

Associations Now Staff

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