Forum Forward Program Advisory Group

The Forum Forward Advisory Group collaborates with Association Forum staff to plan the annual meeting. The majority of this group's work i s done January - June.  

This Advisory 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 Advisory 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 Advisory Group is planning Forum Forward 2021 and begins their work in the winter, 2020.
  • Members will be asked to attend at least two meetings and participate on conference calls.
  • Attend Forum Forward.

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

Jean Furlan, Chair
Pamela Rosenberg, CAE, Vice Chair
Anna Abel
Kristen Ball, CMP
Jay Cariño, MBA CAE
Bruce Hammond, CAE
Celeste Kirschner, CAE
Holly Schamback
Mark Sterne

Board Liaison
Pauli Undesser, BS, CAE, MS, MWS

Staff Liaison
Kara Brockman, CAE, DES