AMC Board and Governance Experts Presenting at ACCESSE22

AMC Board and Governance Experts Presenting at ACCESSE22


AMC leaders in ethics, board-staff partnerships, and governance will be sharing their expertise this July at the ACCESSE22 Leadership Conference. Hosted by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE), ACCESSE22 is a 3-day conference that combines leadership development, peer-to-peer connections, and expertise in managing science, technology, engineering, and math societies.

Join Senior Consultant Debbie Trueblood on July 20 as she presents two sessions. In “Leading with Ethics and Creating an Ethical Environment,” she draws on her background as chair of the ASAE Ethics Committee to lead an interactive session on developing a value-based and ethical workspace. In the afternoon, she joins other association leaders in sharing strategies for how to move to a competency-based, diverse board in the session “Governance Restructure: Strategies for Success.”  

Debbie Trueblood 100Debbie Trueblood, MSW IOM CAE FASAE, has more than 20 years of leadership experience within the  association management space, serving as an executive director for multiple healthcare and professional associations and holding various volunteer leadership positions, including chair of Association Forum’s Welcoming Environment Committee, member of the ASAE Executive Management Council, and past chair of the ASAE Ethics Committee, a role in which she led the team to publish a national ethics toolkit for associations.

On July 21, Vice President of Client Relations Dave Bergeson will share his decades of expertise building and nurturing effective partnerships with boards of directors and association staff as co-presenter of the session “Best Practices in Board and Staff Training.”

Dave Bergeson 100Dave Bergeson, PhD CAE, has more than 20 years of expertise in association management, board management, and association governance. Dave honed his skills first as an executive director for several of AMC’s client partners before becoming Vice President of Client Relations, a role in which he focuses on ensuring our partners continue to grow, prosper, and are well-served. A member of our Strategic Leadership Team, Dave also works closely with other senior leaders to oversee the strategic direction of our company. Outside of AMC, Dave is active in professional organizations, including having served as Chair of Association Forum of Chicagoland and holding various roles with the American Society of Association Executives.

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