G. Stephen Slagle, CAE, PPAI President and CEO, Announces Retirement
During his tenure with PPAI, he has been a member of the American Society of Association Executives since 1983 and chaired ASAE's Education Committee for 1997-98. He served on ASAE's Strategic Leadership Forum Committee in 1994-96; seven years on the South Carolina Society of Association Board of Directors and as SCSAE's president in 1993; chairman of the Incentive Industry Federation Board of Directors for 1999-2001; and is past chairman of the Small Business Legislative Council's Board of Directors.
He is a member of the Dallas-Fort Worth Society of Association Executives, the Texas Society of Association Executives (ASAE), the Professional Convention Management Association, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce and the Irving Chamber of Commerce. He is president and a founding board member of the International Federation of Promotional Products Associations.
The board of directors search committee, headed by Eric Ekstrand, MAS, will conduct a comprehensive search for the position of president and CEO. JDG Associates of Rockville, Md., has been engaged to conduct a national search for the position of president and CEO. A board announcement is expected by early July 2011.