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Wednesday September 18, 2019

Associations can be very dynamic organisations. They can bring together like minded members to share information, ideas, and best practice processes within their industry or area of interest. Modern society prospers as result of this type of collaboration; it has instigated breakthroughs in science, changed societies values, and influenced government policies. An effective member association can serve the community in any number of ways. So then, what do dynamic, effective member associations have in common? Generally, they can demonstrate best practice in ...
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Wednesday April 10, 2019

Association Executive Services (AES) recently commenced work on a project for the South Gippsland Shire Council. The project includes the development of a Good Governance Toolkit. The Toolkit will be an online governance resource, designed to empower the business community in South Gippsland by helping local associations effectively and efficiently manage and grow their membership base. South Gippsland’s business and tourism associations rely heavily on the commitment of volunteers to undertake initiatives that benefit the business community. From time to time, ...
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Monday February 25, 2019

We recently spoke with Genevieve Newton (Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Music Teachers’ Association) about her experience with the AES Best Practice Association and Not for Profit Benchmarking Self-Assessment. In her role as Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Music Teachers’ Association (VMTA), Genevieve first used the AES benchmarking tool a few years ago. According to Genevieve, “I used the tool independently of our Board and found it very helpful. The self-assessment revealed that we fell somewhat short of meeting best practice. ...
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Friday November 09, 2018

Has Your Association Lost Its Focus? Is It Time to Revisit Your Strategic Plan? Associations can be very dynamic organisations. They can bring together like minded members to share information, ideas, and best practice processes within their industry or area of interest. Modern society has prospers as result of this type of collaboration; it has instigated breakthroughs in science, changed societies values, and influenced government policies. An effective member association can serve the community in any number of ways. So then, what do ...
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Monday April 13, 2015

In the 2014 AES Association Best Practice Survey, we asked over 300 association leaders in Australia about the effectiveness of their strategic plan. The survey demonstrated that 74% of association leaders who had a strategic plan did not use, or refer to, this strategic plan in their decision making and review meetings. My experience as a CEO (or senior executive) managing a not for profit organisation has taught me the importance of an effective strategic plan, not only as ...
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