Creating Operational Efficiency While Striving for Health Equity

October 25, 2023

with Rick Burt, CAE

Welcome back to another episode of the 6 Degrees of Associations Podcast. In this episode, we sit down with Rick Burt, CAE, Vice President of Membership and Volunteer Engagement for the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN). Rick is a seasoned professional with nearly two decades of experience in association management, both in professional and volunteer roles.

Rick takes us on a journey through his career, sharing how he stumbled into the world of association management and why he’s so passionate about it. From his early days as a traveling consultant for a college fraternity to his current role at AWHONN, Rick’s career path showcases the varied opportunities within the association industry. Furthermore, Rick sheds light on his role in enhancing operational efficiency within AWHONN. He discusses streamlining processes, making volunteering more accessible and rewarding for members, and the pursuit of health equity.