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National Institute of Standards & Technology is working with NASEMSO and other partners to increase awareness on ambulance safety. As reported on EMS1.com, "NFPA 1917, 2016 Edition, will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2016. NIST and its partners are now working with ambulance component and vehicle manufacturers, the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO), trade organizations, and state and government entities to increase awareness and foster understanding of how to improve ambulance safety using voluntary consensus standards." Read article.
NASEMSO Program Manager Rachael Alter has been selected to serve on the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) National Resource Center (NRC) Council. NRC Council members provide input on and assist with the implementation of NRC activities as prescribed by the federal EMSC Program. Congratulations, Rachael, on this prestigious appointment.
ASMI is happy to welcome Gina Reistrup as the newest ASMI employee.
ASMI Receives 2015 Best of Falls Church Award and Enters Hall of Fame, news release, Mar. 25, 2015.
ASMI 2015 Service Growth Follows Successful 2014, news release, Mar. 6, 2015.
Beth Armstrong, ASMI President and Account Executive, participated in a task force meeting on research and benchmarking at the AMC Institute Annual Meeting, Feb. 19, 2015, Miami, Florida. ASMI is an accredited association management company through the AMC Institute. View photo.
ASMI staff quoted in Bloomberg Business Week. Ian Weston, executive director of the American Trauma Society, managed by ASMI, was quoted in High Point Regional gives up trauma center designation, Bloomberg Business Week, Dec. 9, 2014. The article was about Highpoint (North Carolina) Regional Hospital voluntarily relinquishing its Level 3 trauma center designation. Noting that this is not an unusual event, Weston said “It is very expensive for a hospital to maintain the guidelines. It may not be economical for them to maintain a Level 3 status.” Level 3 trauma centers are usually located in rural areas that are long distances from cities with major medical centers, and this particular hospital is close to two larger hospitals with trauma center designations.
ASMI recognized in Associations Now magazine. The National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO), managed by ASMI, was referenced in Public Safety Groups Disagree on Deal to Increase 911 Location Accuracy, Associations Now, Nov. 19, 2014. The article referenced an advocacy letter written to FCC Commissioner Thomas Wheeler by Kevin McGinnis, NASEMSO Program Advisor, on behalf of a coalition including NASEMSO, International Association of Chiefs of Police, International Association of Fire Chiefs, and National Sheriffs' Association. The letter addressed the FCC proposal to update its wireless indoor location accuracy rules. The organizations commended the FCC for its focus on improving the location information being provided to first responders from wireless devices during 911 calls.
ASMI was recognized in the September/October 2014 issue of the Florida Society of Association Executives magazine. ASMI President Beth Armstrong, MAM, CAE, was interviewed on ASMI's plan for the QAS certification program. Fifteen ASMI staff members earned the Qualified Association Specialist designation. Download article here.
ASMI has been selected for the 2014 Best of Falls Church Award in the Business Organizations category by the Falls Church Award Program. download press release
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Association & Society Management International, Inc. (ASMI) helps organizations position themselves to optimally serve members of their profession, industry or cause. ASMI personnel perform administrative oversight and management functions, allowing elected leaders to focus on association policy and professional issues. ASMI helps clients define metrics of success and achieve goals as appropriate to expand scope, size and influence.
Accredited by AMC Institute, ASMI provides full-service association management to most of its clients. ASMI can also help organizations needing only partial support, such as event management, bookkeeping, special projects management or other outsourcing resources.