Weighing benefits and costs, associations turn page on chapter ties

Some associations are finding solutions that preserve the ear-to-the-ground benefits of chapters while ensuring consistency of operational standards and branding. “The chapter model by and large was designed in the 20th century. ... Expectations have changed and capacities have changed,” said consultant Peter Houstle of Mariner Management & Marketing.

PCMA taps Scott as next CEO

AdvaMed lobbyist to succeed Merritt. "(Scott) is an exceptional choice with a tremendous record of accomplishments," PCMA Board Chairman Tim Wentworth said.