ASSOCIATION AND NONPROFIT CONSULTING
Nancy has served as a board member, officer, and President (2006-2011) of the Colorado Society of Association Executives (CSAE), a board member and President of the Rainbow House Shelter in Chicago, and a board member of the Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) in Boulder, Colorado.
“Working first-hand with dedicated board leaders to further a mission and vision provides the best teaching and learning tool for an association executive,” Nancy relates.
Nancy received the CSAE Association Professional of the Year Award, 2011-2012, and the Award for Outstanding Administrative Director from ATHE and ASTR in 2007.
Nancy Erickson, M.B.A., C.A.E, has more than thirty years of experience with nonprofit associations.
She has served as the Executive Director and chief staff officer of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) for 19 years and the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) for 11 years. Other clients include the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR), the Society for Dance History Scholars (SDHS), and the Congress on Research and Dance (CORD).
Nancy has held additional roles in nonprofit organizations such as Assistant Director of Education for the American College of Healthcare Executives, Director of Education for the National Alzheimer’s Association, and Executive Vice President of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis.
When asked about her greatest passion, Nancy explains: “I care deeply about helping boards and volunteers of organizations focus on the importance of their roles and responsibilities as fiduciary representatives. As stewards of the association’s mission, board volunteers need to believe in a strategic vision to guide all actions.”
As adjunct faculty for Keller Graduate School of Business of DeVry University, Nancy taught Leadership and Organizational Behavior as well as Business Communications.
She has used her management acumen to forge effective board relations, operational efficiency, and programmatic excellence.
Nancy Erickson can leverage her extensive knowledge and experience with nonprofit associations to help small and midsize state and national organizations develop effective leaders in their field of interest within the confines of their resources.