Publications Working Group

Publications Working Group

The Publications Working Group (aka Content Working Group) provides industry expertise and fosters community through the creation of content. The Publications Working Group offers insight into topics and subject matter experts in line with Forum’s content strategy with a specific focus on FORUM Magazine and other educational delivery modalities. The goal of the Forum’s content across all channels is to provide innovative and actionable information regarding association management. The Working Group should be made up of individuals representing each of the following categories: c-suite, directors/managers, and functional experts/specialists.  

The Working Group
  • Plans and writes or solicits articles for FORUM Magazine, published online and in print  
    • 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
  • 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 Magazine and other publications

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

Time Commitment
  • Two in-person meetings (2 hours each), as well as monthly standing meetings (virtual, 1 hour each), plus the time it takes to complete assignments.


2024-25 Members
Celeste Smith, CAE, Chair

Adrian Hochstadt, JD, CAE
Brittany Lancor
Heidi Lapka
Mike Norbut, MBA, MSJ
Alison Powers
Andrew Prazuch, CAE
Jorge Rivera, CAE, IOM
Jeanne Sheehy, MBA
Jodi Talley
Candice Warltier
LaShawn Williams
Gregg Witt
Margaret Wolfe, MS

Board Liaison
Nikki Golden, CAE

Staff Contacts

Kim Kelly, CAE

Alec Rosofsky, CAE, CMP