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Congratulations, Charles D. Johnson!

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) has appointed Charles D. Johnson as its new president, effective August 1, 2017.  Mr. Johnson will succeed Daniel K. Shipp, who retires this year after serving as the Association’s president since 1993.

Mr. Johnson has served most recently as the Vice-President of Policy for The Aluminum Association, acting as strategic advisor to the industry and advancing the aluminum industry’s interests in Washington DC and abroad. His responsibilities have included federal affairs, environmental regulation, occupational health and safety, community and consumer protection, international regulation, and sustainability.

His career with the Aluminum Industry has spanned 18 years and during that time Mr. Johnson has represented the industry at the WHO/FAO, in diverse standards setting forums, and in international corporate stewardship deliberations. Mr. Johnson holds a B.A. from the University of Mississippi and an M.A. in international environmental policy from The American University.

ISEA is the association for personal protective equipment and technologies – equipment and systems that enable people to work in hazardous environments.  For more than 75 years, ISEA has set the standard for personal protective technologies, supporting the interests of its member companies who are united in the goal of protecting the health and safety of people worldwide.



Congratulations, Carrie L. Ciliberto, Esq.!

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, The Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts has appointed Carrie L. Ciliberto, Esq. as the next CEO of the association, to succeed Monica Lawton, who will retire at the end of July after 20 years with ASM.  Carrie will officially join The Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts on July 20.

Carrie comes to The Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts with impressive construction industry and association credentials.  Since 2008, she has served as Senior Director & Counsel, Contracts & Construction Law for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) in Washington D.C.   Simultaneously she was Deputy Executive Director & Counsel for ConsensusDocs LLC, the AGC affiliate that produces the only standard construction contracts in the U.S. written by 40 leading industry organizations.

Founded in 1950, the Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts (ASM) today represents nearly 400 subcontractors as well as suppliers and affiliated organizations in Massachusetts and surrounding states. ASM is the only organization in the Commonwealth dedicated exclusively to the business issues affecting subcontractors, who perform more than 80% of the work on all major building construction in the state.




Congratulations, Tammy Hettinger!

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, InsideNGO, a global nonprofit organization located in Washington, DC, has appointed Tammy Hettinger Director, Global Member Development and Engagement. She assumed her role in May 2017. She oversees membership and member services around the world and is focused on creating opportunities for InsideNGO’s members to increase their involvement with the InsideNGO community; she is also responsible for expanding the organization’s reach in the international NGO community.

Before joining InsideNGO, Tammy worked at worked for two other member organizations: TechnoServe, where she was director of annual fund and development operations from 2013-2017; and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs where she served as development manager from 2004-2006. She also served on the steering committee of the Minnesota International NGO Network from 2007- 2010.

Tammy graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, and she holds a M.S. in Public Policy from University College London.

InsideNGO is a membership association of 330 international non-governmental organizations and sector experts in the international development and relief community working together to achieve global impact. InsideNGO provides training and learning opportunities, peer-to-peer exchange, sector expertise, and links to industry partners to help its members build their operational and management capacity.



Congratulations, Dwayne Sattler!

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, The Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF) announced Dwayne G. Sattler as Executive Director of the Foundation effective April 3, 2017. Sattler comes to CEF from The Ohio State University (OSU) where he served as Managing Director of “SpotOn,” a national STEM education technology initiative within the College of Education and Human Ecology.

Prior to that, Sattler was Associate Vice President for Policy in OSU’s Office of Research. In that role, he directed corporate and public sector relationship efforts for the Ohio Technology Consortium, a membership-based organization of technology centers. His efforts resulted in securing $30M in external funding to run the consortium’s industrial research services and STEM education programs. In addition to STEM programs, Sattler has led public policy initiatives through his own consulting firm, Network Government Relations, with two offices, one in Washington, DC, and one in Columbus, OH, and as the full-time Director of Public Policy and Public Affairs at the Ohio Supercomputer Center. Prior to these positions, he worked for then-Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mike DeWine and subsequently as his Legislative Assistant in Washington, DC, after DeWine’s election to the U. S. Senate. Sattler also served as Staff Director for the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Employment and Training. In that role, he led legislative efforts to pass the Workforce Investment Act, which included the reauthorization of the Carl Perkins Vocational Education Act and the Adult Education Act. He was also instrumental in the reauthorizations of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Higher Education Act, and National Science Foundation.



Congratulations, Francesca Dea!

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team,  Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) announced the recent addition of Francesca Dea as Executive Director. An executive with more than 20 years of association experience, Dea previously served as the executive director of The Obesity Society (TOS), an organization dedicated to advancing the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention and treatment of obesity. She is credited with facilitating and implementing a 5-year strategic plan, establishing strong advocacy networks, rebuilding the organization’s financial reserves, launching National Obesity Care Week and doubling the revenue of TOS’s annual meeting.  Prior to her tenure at TOS, she served as vice president and chief operating officer of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). While at NAIFA, Dea stabilized the organization by revamping and enhancing the value of NAIFA membership. She is also the founder of Gordian Solutions, LLC, a consulting company which provided support for non-profit organizations and small businesses. Dea holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, and a Master’s degree in business administration from The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School in Baltimore, MD.