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Building a Competency-Based Board

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Association Management |  Leadership
Karen Silberman, CAE |  Ray Tuck, DC
45 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jul 16, 2020
Never expires.


A key element of a successful association is committed leaders with the background and business acumen to meet the challenges inherent in leading a 21st century organization. The session covers how to determine the competencies needed in your organization, how to effective recruit board members, onboarding new members, board evaluations and processes for continued improvement. We share templates and resources that you can implement within your organization immediately. Intended Audience: CEOs and C-Suite Executives, Senior Staff.



Credits Offered: 1

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Karen Silberman, CAE's Profile

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American Chiropractic Association

Karen Silberman, CAE, Executive Vice President, American Chiropractic Association. Karen is a native Washingtonian with a long career in association management. She has a history of driving organizational change, creating performance-oriented cultures and driving membership growth and value. Since joining the ACA in 2016, Karen has eliminated a 10-year budget deficit, recrafted the strategic plan, rebranded the organization and rebuilt the operational infrastructure. Prior to the ACA, she served as executive director of the Federal Bar Association (FBA), where she eliminated a budget deficit, significantly increased membership and doubled program revenues. Her career has included executive director positions with the Society of Human Resource Management Foundation and the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity. Karen graduated from Indiana University with a master’s degree in Public Affairs. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Oberlin College.

Ray Tuck, DC's Profile

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President and CEO

Tuck Chiropractic

Ray Tuck, DC is the President and CEO of Tuck Chiropractic. Tuck Chiropractic Clinic is a ten clinic regional system providing chiropractic care throughout southwest and central Virginia. Ray also serves as the Immediate Past President of the American Chiropractic Association. His experience at the ACA includes serving as strategic planning and finance chair. He was instrumental in the development of the association’s strategic plan. He led the organizational restructuring initiative which included a complete overhaul of governance, recruiting and onboarding a new executive and an organizational rebrand. In addition to his roles at the ACA, he serves as President of the Virginia Board of Medicine. Tuck is a graduate of Radford University with a BS in Physical Sciences and received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the National University of Health Sciences. He currently resides in Blacksburg Virginia.