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Welcome Aboard! Onboarding New Association Members

About this event

A great onboarding journey highlights the opportunities, services, and general value new members can benefit from in your association. It is a wonderful chance to get them acquainted and inspire involvement. A strong onboarding experience can directly lead to increased membership renewal. Join our thought leaders as they discuss the must-haves of an effective onboarding program that will polish out your operations.

Meet the panelists

Ethan Gray, Talley

Ethan Gray, CAE, Director of Association Management Services (AMS),has been in the nonprofit sector for his entire career beginning with post-college terms as a VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) and AmeriCorps member working for regional community development organizations. An Association Manager since 2006, he has worked in both the AMC and stand-alone environments and has extensive experience in membership, governance, and infrastructure development.

Leona Scott, JEP Marketing Communications

Leona Dalavai Scott is the President and Founder at JEP Marketing Communications. She helps associations and small businesses build profitable content to get and keep members/customers. Leona founded JEP Marketing Communications in 2018, after having worked for several national trade and professional associations in North Texas, both as an editor and also managing marketing and communications teams.

Morgan Wood, Hivebrite

Morgan Wood is the Head of Community at Hivebrite. She's a creative, high-energy individual who loves to approach new ideas, relationships, and challenges innovatively. Morgan is driven by the opportunity to leverage the power of community to create meaningful change, both professionally and personally. Her career has allowed her to create social change by developing programs, mentoring young leaders to become changemakers, and assisting communities to create conscious and equitable spaces.

Tony Hoff, Survey & Ballot Systems

Tony currently serves as SBS' Marketing Director. In his role, he oversees company communications, branding, product launches, and ensuring SBS' website is the leading source of voting and governance information for member organizations. In addition, Tony partners with clients to plan and manage successful projects that increase member engagement and voter participation.

What will be discussed?

  • Components of an effective onboarding program
  • Tips for welcoming new members to your community
  • Tech and resources to track new member engagement
  • And so much more!

Who should attend?

While we firmly believe that anyone in the association space could benefit from learning the best practices for new member onboarding, founders, the board of directors, and staff will find this panel the most pertinent.

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Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Tony Hoff Marketing Director @ Survey & Ballot Systems

  • Guest speaker
    Leona Scott President and Founder @ JEP Marketing Communications

  • Guest speaker
    Ethan Gray Director of Association Management Services @ Talley

  • Team member
    Colleen Carroll Content Publishing Coordinator @ Nexus Marketing

  • Team member
    Team NXUnite NXUnite

    NXUnite is here to make introductions that lead to lasting relationships.

  • Guest speaker
    Morgan Wood Head of Community @ Hivebrite


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