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About Us

Background


Elissa Myers is an innovative and creative executive, with more than 30 years of experience specializing in developing and growing associations.  A passionate advocate for effective, creative, and responsible leadership in associations, she can help you build consensus among volunteers and staff around your strategic direction ,  and  ensure that  your direction,  policies and procedures will be understood ,  consistent, and unambiguous.


Effective Governance &  Leadership Development

“What a joy to find a Resource as complete and definitive… Add to that someone who displays the degree of PROFESSIONALISM, knowledge, and charm that you do and you have a combination that is hard to beat.  I like people who do good work, and you do good work.” 
--National Association of School Psychologists

Organizing Association Policies and Procedures   

“Without exception, those in attendance at our Policy committee meeting felt your input and knowledge of the association industry added greatly to our deliberations…”
--National Association of Personnel Consultants

Staff and Volunteer Development and Leadership

“As usual, your outstanding session during our recent Association Management Seminar for our state Presidents and Executive Directors was rated the very highest on our seminar evaluation forms.” 
--National Recreation and Park Association

Component Organization Coordination

“Thank you so much for taking the time and showing the interest to address our National Club Service Committee.  All of us attending this meeting were unanimous in our praise for your presentation and admiration for your obvious knowledge of association structure and chapter relations.  You really helped us to better understand the dynamics of our Federation.”
--American Advertising Federation

Strategic and Tactical Planning

“Elissa is a very dynamic and charismatic leader. My experience in working with her was during her tenure as the CEO of The Electronic Retailing Association. The industry faced considerable challenges at the time she joined. Elissa focused on the future and set out a design and built it. I found her to be a great listener, a strong leader and a builder of good teams.”
--Jim Warren, Warren Direct

Effective Internal and External Communications

Your help to clarify the Committee chairman-board of directors relationship was just what we needed.  a decision has been made to broaden our organizational structure by forming a committee level below our board.”
--National Business Forms Association
Advice & Consensus
Elissa Myers Consulting
5315 Moultrie Road
Springfield, VA 22151
703.321.7590
or
703.626.9087
elissa@elissamyers.com