Effective associations are tightly focused around a unique mission, and everything they do supports and furthers that mission. Strategy and tactics are clearly stated and understood by all.
Boards, committees, and staff teams all understand and enthusiastically support the mission, and know how their efforts fit with the efforts of everyone else
Board and committees are organized effectively, and members understand their responsibilities. Staff is armed with measurable and realistic management objectives.
Developing a practical international strategy that supports the mission of the association.