How to Help Volunteers and Leadership from Damaging Your Association

February 14, 2024

with Andrew Chamberlain

Andrew Chamberlain is truly one of a kind. With a robust background as a former association CEO, he boasts an impressive 15-year tenure in executive roles within professional membership bodies across the UK. Since 2016, he has expanded his expertise globally as a renowned consultant in non-profit business development, leadership, strategic planning, and effective governance.

Andrew brings a unique passion and fire to the association world, on a mission to address the challenges faced by Boards of Directors and Volunteers who are set up to fail in their associations. While volunteers are the lifeblood of associations, there are many ways they can inadvertently damage their association when set up for failure.

As the Chief Development Officer & Co-Founder of Elevated, an international consulting firm dedicated to supporting non-profit and association business growth, Andrew is at the forefront of driving positive change.

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Andrew is also a prolific podcaster, co-hosting the Association Transformation Podcast alongside Elisa Pratt, MA, CAE.

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Other themes explored in today’s episode include how groupthink can crush institutions, education being at the heart of successful associations and board governance, and the unique (and untapped) position associations are in to literally change the world, one community at a time.