Information on speakers at the 2018 conference is provided below.

Powerpoint presentations and other information is now available to ACHS representatives at the member area https://achsnatl.org/members. Your ACHS society login is required (not the login for this site).

Diane DenishThursday 4pm "Collaboration and Transparency in Times of Chaos"

Diane Denish served as New Mexico's first woman Lt. Governor from 2002-2010. Her goal was not just to be elected but to translate her experience in the world of small business, family, and policy into meaningful service for New Mexico. Her singular focus in office was on building what she called the "educonomy" in New Mexico. 

Helen B. GarrettFriday 1:45pm "De-mystifying FERPA"

When approaching college and university registrars for student contact information we are often met with the heavy hand of FERPA telling us that we are not privy to this valuable information. Dr. Helen B. Garrett, University Registrar and Chief Officer of Enrollment Information Services at the University of Washington, shares her insights as a national trainer on FERPA to de-mystify this federal privacy law.

John huskinsFriday 8:30am "Essentials of Non-profit Accounting and Compliance"

This session will provide an accessible look at upcoming changes to not-for-profit financial statements and presentation as well as the direct impacts of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act on tax-exempt organizations.

Carla JacksonFriday 9:30am "Managing Your Organization's Assets"

-Best Practices for an effective Investment Committee
-Four Key Investment Fundamentals
-Market Update

Brooke StitesFriday 3:30pm "Intellectual Property, Licensing & Protecting Your Trademark"

Your organization's most valuable asset is its intellectual property. As a trademark owner, you have a right and a responsibility to protect and control the use of your marks. This session will cover the top five tips to secure your organization's trademarks for years to come.

Wes TrochlilFriday 11:30am "Using Your Data for Improved Marketing & Customer Service"

Every honor society, regardless of its size, has an abundance of data about its members and customers. And all of that member data can provide tremendous insight into your members; insight that can be used to improve your marketing and customer service efforts.

Andrea WrightFriday 8:30am "Essentials of Non-profit Accounting and Compliance"

This session will provide an accessible look at upcoming changes to not-for-profit financial statements and presentation as well as the direct impacts of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act on tax-exempt organizations.