Smart Tech Program Advisory Group

The SmartTech Program Advisory Group collaborates with Association Forum staff to plan the annual meeting. SmartTech attracts more than 100 attendees every year.

The Program Advisory Group:

  • Reviews session proposals for SmartTech.
  • Makes recommendations on SmartTech content and programs.
  • Makes recommendations on SmartTech networking activities, ensuring a positive networking experience for attendees.
  • Volunteers’ onsite at SmartTech as necessary.
  • Increases the diversification of programming through inclusive activities and program topics from a wide variety of diverse subject-matter experts.

This Program Advisory Group Is Recommended for Members Who Are:

  • Seasoned association executives interested in developing education topics of importance to CEO, Association Professional and Supplier Partner members.
  • Supplier Partners who have demonstrated an advanced understanding of association structures, issues and best practices.

Time Commitment:

  • The SmartTech Program Advisory Group will hold its first meeting in July 2019 and its final meeting following SmartTech 2020 in January 2020.
  • Members will be asked to attend at least two face-to-face working group meetings.
  • Participate on conference calls.
  • Attend SmartTech 2020.

*Please note that participation in this Working Group does not result in discounted or free registration for SmartTech


Norma Castrejon, MA, CAE


Kristine O'Sullivan
James Gibson, PMP
Dan Hickey
Joel Loughmam
John Fitzgerald

Staff Contacts

Kara Brockman