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A S S o C i AT i o N N E w S propS to oUr preSident aaia’s Kathleen Schmatz Named Top Woman association Executive Kathleen Schmatz, AAIA president and CEO, has been selected to receive the 2009 Women Who Advance Excellence in Associations Award by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Center for Association Leadership’s Greater Washington Network. Before being named president and CEO on Jan. 1, 2004, Schmatz served as executive vice president. She joined AAIA after 30 years with Babcox Publications, and is frequently interviewed by the media, appearing on the NBC “Today” Show, MSNBC and in The New York Times. In 2007, Schmatz “Kathleen’s commitment to association management and mentoring has left an indelible mark on our community through numerous examples of leadership and professional excellence.” The awards program recognizes women association executives based in the greater Washington, D.C. region who have set the standard of excellence in their professional lives through leadership, mentoring and career advancement and made a significant impact on the local association community. received an honorary doctor of laws, honoris causa, from Northwood University. In 2006, she was named to the prestigious Committee of 100 by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The committee is comprised of the leading association chief executives. “I’m humbled to have been selected as the recipient of this year’s “Kathleen’s commitment to associaWomen Who Advance Excellence in tion management and mentoring has Associations Award,” said Schmatz. left an indelible mark on our commu- “To be recognized by ASAE and the nity through numerous examples of Center, two groups linked by the leadership and professional excelcommon passion and belief that assolence,” said ASAE and the Center ciations have the power to transform president and CEO John H. Graham, society for the better – a view that I IV, CAE. “Our community depends certainly share - is truly an honor.” on the help of leaders like Kathleen and we are honored to recognize her For more information, visit with this important achievement.” 24 | AFTERMARKET INSIDER | OCTOBER • NOVEMBER 2009

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