Content Working Group

To provide expertise from the field from individuals who represent the members/customers Forum is actively trying to reach through its content. The Content Working Group offers insight into topics and subject matter experts in line with Forum’s content strategy with specific focus on FORUM Magazine. The goal for Forum’s content across all channels is to provide innovative and actionable information regarding association management. The Working Group should be made up of project leads, board liaison, key Forum staff and individuals representing each of the following categories: young professionals, mid-careerists and CEOs.

The Working Group:
  • Provides insights and recommendations to continually enhance and update the integrated content strategy for relevancy and value.
  • Offers content ideas and referrals to subject matter experts (SMEs) for Forum’s magazine, podcasts, webinars and e-newsletters.
  • Plans and writes or solicits articles for FORUM magazine, published four times per year by Association Forum.
    • This may be done in three ways: 1) secure qualified subject matter experts to write articles; 2) interview subject matter experts; 3) write articles. Authors of articles are eligible for CAE hours. Working Group members will be asked to occasionally provide feedback on topic coverage and content delivery.
  • Plans and writes or solicits articles for FORUM magazine web exclusives published regularly throughout the year.

The Working Group Is Recommended for Members Who:
  • Association professionals and industry partners with learning, knowledge management, professional development, and/or marketing and communications backgrounds.

Time Commitment:
  • One to two meetings per year
  • Two to three conference calls per year

Mike Norbut, MBA, Chair
George Miller, CAE, Vice Chair
Dawn Amaskane, CMP
Todd Applebaum, MBA
Brianna Bingham
Lindsey Burns
Kimberly FitzSimmons, MBA
Eugenia Jefferson
Guilherme Lopes
Brooke Morris-Chott, MPS
Eileen Murray, MM, CAE
Tamara Owoyemi
Nicole Palluzzi, CAE
Paul Plasterer
Jorge Rivera, CAE
Alicia Skulemowski, CAE
Celeste Smith, CAE
Lidia Varesco Racoma
Candice Warltier
Michael White
Gregg Witt

Board Liaison
Vicki Loise, CAE

Staff Contact
Kara Brockman, CAE, DES