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Launching Six Regional Governance ⁄ Leadership Summits

Beginning in June, CMAA will be offering regional one-day summits designed to bring together a club's General Manager/CEO and the Club President or a Board Member for cooperative education on club leadership and governance. Each summit will provide a concentrated day of education around the topic of Private Club Board Governance and Leadership. The subject matter will encompass what "model clubs" are doing with regard to best leadership practices.

Get to the Top of Your Game With BMI International – London

BMI International, co-presented by CMAA and CMAE, will offer an international perspective on Club Management in London, England, October 6-11, and include education presentations by some of the country's top speakers such as Sir Clive Woodward, Boris Becker, Matthew Syed, and Knut Wylde. Attendees will experience some of the most prestigious clubs in the world including The All England Club – Home of Wimbledon, Royal Automobile Club, Lansdowne Club and Roehampton. Registration is open, and a spouse program is available.

CEO’s Perspective: Club Governance and Leadership Challenges

I am very excited about where CMAA is headed with our 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, which I hope you have had time to review. The Plan was developed with input from the 175 national and chapter leaders and corporate partners working on issues put forth from last year’s member survey, completed by almost 30 percent of CMAA members. One of the top five challenges identified by CMAA members is related to the area of club governance. Therefore, you will find several items in our Strategic Plan related to improving the club governance. Read more.

DOL Releases Final Persuader Rule

On March 24, the Department of Labor released the final Persuader Rule. It requires full public disclosure on the use of labor relations consultants by employers. The rule was first introduced in 2011, but has been on hold since 2014. Read more in the Legislative Report.

President’s Annual Report and Student Chapter Grant

The Deadline for the President’s Annual Report and Student Chapter Grant is May 1. The President’s report is required as part of the grant application and the Student Chapter Grant matches your fundraising dollars up to $500; this is an opportunity for free money for your chapter! Read Outlook for more important springtime reminders for students.


Save the Date!


CMAA Headquarters is now organizing the Mid-Management Conference. The 2016 event will take place September 24-27, in the Washington, DC area. Stay tuned for the event agenda and registration information!

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