Forum Forward Program Advisory Group

Forum Forward Program Advisory Group

The Forum Forward Working Group collaborates with Association Forum staff to plan the annual meeting. Forum Forward attracts more than 300 attendees every year.

The Working Group:

  • Reviews session proposals for Forum Forward.
  • Makes recommendations on Forum Forward content and programs.
  • Makes recommendations on Forum Forward networking activities, ensuring a positive networking experience for attendees.
  • Volunteers’ onsite at Forum Forward as necessary.
  • Increases the diversification of programming through inclusive activities and program topics from a wide variety of diverse subject-matter experts.

This Working Group Is Recommended for Members Who Are:

  • Seasoned association executives interested in developing education topics of importance to CEO, Association Professional and Supplier Partner members.
  • Supplier Partners who have demonstrated an advanced understanding of association structures, issues and best practices.

Time Commitment:

  • The Forum Forward Working Group will hold its first meeting in July 2017 and its final meeting following Forum Forward 2018 in June 2018.
  • Members will be asked to attend at least two face-to-face working group meetings.
  • Participate on conference calls.
  • Attend 2017 Forum Forward.

*Please note that participation in this Working Group does not result in discounted or free registration for Forum Forward.


Mrs. Danielle Holland


Christian Ballman

Kara Brockman

Colleen Kucera, CAE

Mr. Mike Norbut

Ms. Chloe Renee Daniels

Mrs. Courtney L Kiss

Sara Nelli, CAE

Joe de Guzman

Mr. Matt Switzer

Mr. Jeff Mitchell

Colette Apke, CMP

Mr. Jeff Mitchell

Ms. Terri Bruce

Board Liaison

Butch Spyridon

Staff Contacts

Melissa Walling, CAE, IOM