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Chief Executive Officer

The Amputee Coalition is conducting a search for a Chief Executive Officer that is ready to embrace their mission of “Empowering people affected by limb loss to reach their full potential.”  The position is based in the Washington, DC area or at their Knoxville, TN offices. Founded in 1986, the Amputee Coalition (AC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a revenue budget in the $4M range and a staff of 22. AC is the leading national organization that empowers people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential. They do this through education, support and advocacy. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer will serve as the chief staff executive of the organization with full authority for the management of its affairs. The CEO will be responsible for overall strategic management, administration, day-to-day operations and development of staff and will implement the organization’s policy in alignment with the Board.

A five-year strategic plan is in place and has Board agreement and alignment. The Board is looking for a CEO to embrace the mission, values and deliver on the objectives.

In addition to peer support, education and communication, the AC has been a leader in expanding access and resources through its advocacy work. In 2002, it began its work to ensure amputees have access to, and reimbursement for, prosthetic devices. These efforts have resulted in revisions to legislation in more than 35 state and federal jurisdictions and changes providing insurance coverage in 20 states affecting an estimated 300,000 amputees and millions of Americans at risk for amputation in future years. With a network of 403 support groups and nearly 800 active certified peer visitors, as well its National Limb Loss Resource Center (NLLRC), AC helps people with limb loss, their families and caregivers to recover, readjust, and live fully with limb loss/difference.

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Executive Director

The HALO Trust (USA), based in Washington, DC, is seeking an Executive Director. The HALO Trust (international), based in Dumfries, Scotland, is a global humanitarian organization founded in 1988 in response to the catastrophe caused by landmines. The HALO Trust (USA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is the U.S. arm of the global organization. The organization raises funds and advocates to protect lives and restore livelihoods for those affected by conflict. From small beginnings back in the late 1980s they now employ thousands of men and women from the communities they serve in conflict and post-conflict countries and territories around the world. Globally, HALO employs over 8,500 people in more than 26 countries and territories. The HALO Trust (USA) has an operating budget of $1.2 M and a revenue budget of $35 million derived from both federal and private grants. Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search.

HALO continues to play a major part in removing landmines, but are also increasing their role dealing with the broader debris of war – small arms, improvised explosive devices and unexploded ordnance. The landmine issue shot to international prominence in 1997 when Princess Diana walked through one of HALO’s minefields in Angola. For more on HALO’s work, see www.halotrust.org.

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Executive Director

The California Water Environment Association (CWEA) is conducting a search for a new Executive Director. Founded in 1927, CWEA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit association with approximately 10,000-plus water quality professional members, a revenue budget in the $4.6 million range and a staff of 18. CWEA’s members work for public agencies and collection systems, engineering firms, and equipment and service suppliers. They are responsible for cleaning California’s water and returning it safely to the environment. CWEA educates and certifies water quality professionals, disseminates technical information, and promotes sound policies to benefit society through protection and enhancement of our water environment. The organization’s headquarters are located in Oakland, CA; however, the new Executive Director does not necessarily have to relocate to Oakland but could work remotely part of the time, as long as he/she was able to spend a few days each week in Oakland at the headquarters. Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search.

The Executive Director will serve as the chief staff officer of the Association with full authority for the management of its affairs. The ED reports directly to the Board of Directors and will be responsible for overall strategic management, administration, and operation of headquarters, and all staff. S/he will formulate recommendations and advise the Board regarding the affairs of the Association. The ED will implement Association policy as determined by the Board and help guide the organization’s strategy.

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Senior Vice President of Operations and Business Development

340B Health is conducting a search for a new Senior Vice President of Operations and Business Development (SVPOBD) located in Washington, DC.  This position reports directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer and serves on the Leadership Team of 340B Health.  340B Health is the leading trade association for hospitals that participate in the 340B drug pricing program.  In that role, 340B Health serves as the leading advocate to strengthen and promote 340B’s role in supporting hospitals that serve low income populations.  340B Health also serves as the premier resource for 340B compliance, technical support, and education for its 1300+ hospital members, policymakers and the public.

340B Health is a 501 (c)(6), membership organization of more than 1,300 public and private nonprofit hospitals and health systems in the federal 340B drug pricing program. The organization has a revenue budget in the $11 million range, a staff of 28 and a 15-member Board of Directors. 340B formed in 1993 to increase the affordability and accessibility of pharmaceutical and clinical care for the nation’s poor and underserved populations. 340B Health monitors, educates, and serves as an advocate on federal legislative and regulatory issues related to drug pricing and other pharmacy matters affecting safety-net providers. Their membership consists of a broad spectrum of hospitals, including academic medical centers, community hospitals, children’s hospitals, and rural facilities. Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search. For more information on 340B Health, please visit https://www.340bhealth.org.

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Senior Vice President of Membership Marketing

Urban Land Institute (ULI) located in Washington, DC, is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. Founded in 1936, they now have over 42,000 members worldwide, representing the entire spectrum of land use, real estate development and related disciplines working in private enterprise and public service. A multidisciplinary real estate forum, ULI facilitates an open exchange of ideas, information, and experience among industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places. The Urban Land Institute provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI operates with an annual revenue budget of over $70M. They currently have a 17-member Board of Directors and a staff of around 250.  Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search.

For more information, please visit http://www.americas.uli.org/

The Senior Vice President of Membership Marketing will translate the organization’s strategic plan into operational priorities and manage the day-to-day operations of the Americas marketing and membership group, facilitating continued growth of the organization. He/she will be responsible for keeping staff directed and focused on serving its members, delivering on revenue objectives, and the mission of the organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong expertise in membership marketing, demonstrate strong business acumen, embrace innovation, have a motivational can-do approach, and a collaborative leadership style.

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CCA

Chief Operating Officer

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance (The Alliance), based in Washington, DC, is conducting a search for a Chief Operating Officer (COO). The Alliance has grown rapidly in recent years and anticipates a revenue budget in the $13 million range for 2019. The COO will be responsible for overseeing The Alliance’s operations, finance, information technology and marketing communications functions. CCA is seeking a COO who can provide a vision for the infrastructure required to accommodate CCA’s goal of becoming a $20-25 million organization and beyond. Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search.

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance was founded in 1999 as the Colon Cancer Alliance, by a group of 40+ survivors, caregivers and friends who saw the need to educate the public about colorectal cancer and provide support to those affected by the disease. In 1999, the first annual meeting of the Colon Cancer Alliance was held in Washington, DC. Shortly after, a board of directors was appointed, and a committee structure put in place. To date, more than 800,000 people have turned to the Alliance.

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FICPA

Chief Strategy and Member Engagement Officer

The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) is conducting a search for the position of Chief Strategy and Member Engagement Officer (CSMEO) to be based in central Florida, ideally Tampa or Orlando area. This is a new position that will help launch a new office location to further develop the central Florida market for FICPA. Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search.

FICPA serves as the association for all Certified Public Accountants in the state. Founded in 1905, the FICPA has been working to advance the accounting profession in Florida for more than 100 years and now has more than 19,500 members. Continued membership growth and renewal has made the FICPA one of the largest CPA organizations in the United States. FICPA operates with an annual budget of nearly $8.6 million and a staff of 35. In addition, the FICPA is joined in serving the CPA profession in Florida through the FICPA Scholarship Foundation and the FICPA Political Action Committees.

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