DFWAE August Webinar: Still Virtual? How are you managing your Online Infrastructure?
Welcome to the Situation Room!
With most of the country still working remotely, many organizations have adopted new online technologies to maintain communication, collaboration, and document management. What are you doing to manage this new online work environment? How has this impacted your culture? What are some lessons learned running your annual meetings? Share your technology successes and challenges and get advice from your peers. Chances are, you are not alone seeking answers to questions you may have. Join us as we discuss these issues and more with four members from the ASAE Technology Council.
Date & Time: August 11, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Central Time
Speakers: Ray Arambula, Chief Information Officer, American Society of Radiologic Technologists, Rick Bawcum, CAE, Chief Executive Officer, CIMATRI, Reginald Henry, CAE, Chief Information & Engagement Officer, ASAE and Wendy Sahli, IT Director, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society
CAE: Domain 4 – Operations
Registration: $15 Members/ $35 Non-members
Ray Arambula is a business technology leader at ASRT. Ray understands the importance of leveraging technology solutions to help ASRT fulfill its mission and vision. As the Chief Information Officer, he works closely with other business leaders to help bring innovative and emerging technologies to the forefront. He develops and manages external relationships with support vendors, industry analysts, and other technology providers to support the goals and initiatives of ASRT. As a result, he helps create strategic partnerships that help keep ASRT innovative and moving forward.
Rick Bawcum, CAE Named one of the DC-area's Top Association Tech Gurus, Rick Bawcum is the CEO / Founder of Cimatri, a professional services firm specializing in association technology. He serves multiple clients as their virtual CIO and strategic technology partner. He has been a member of the leadership team in organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500. Rick has a proven track record as member of the senior management team, consultant, and board advisor. His accomplishments as a technology thought leader includes development of the long-range technology plan for a major wireless carrier, chief technology officer of consulting firms with clients in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, development of an association-focused managed services practice, and most recently, an entrepreneurial venture focused on consulting, coaching and teaching technology leadership for associations. Rick is a certified association executive (CAE), a certified information security professional (CISSP), and regular speaker on disruptive technologies transforming the association industry.
Reginald Henry, CAE My responsibilities are to implement "exemplary" systems at ASAE that can serve as a model to the rest of the association community and to "ratchet-up" the use and understanding of technology among ASAE members. He has been working with and/or for non-profit organizations since 1985. Mr. Henry speaks regularly on technology and strategy issues. In 2009 he was invited by the Secretary of Smithsonian to participate in Smithsonian 2.0, a Gathering to Re-Imagine the Smithsonian in the Digital Age. Reggie was recently named one of the top 40 CIOs in DC-MD-VA area. Mr. Henry holds a B.S. in Economics and Computer Science from Georgetown University. Mr. Henry serves on the Curriculum Committee and faculty of the Institute for Organization Management (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and the Technology Management Advisory Council for Georgetown University’s Technology Management degree program, and was recently Appointed to the Board of Directors of Educause, a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education. He enjoys cooking, drawing, pottery and golf.
Wendy Sahli joined RAPS as the Director, Technology in February 2017. In this role, Ms. Sahli is responsible for the strategic oversight of RAPS’ technology infrastructure, IT solutions and projects, vendors, technical support and services, web services, communication networks and computer systems. With over 17 years of experience as a non-profit technology leader, Ms. Sahli managed multiple major technology overhauls integrating AMS/CMS systems and complete revamps of technology departments focusing on best practices, process improvement, and customer service. Organizations she previously worked with include AWHONN, DHPE, US News & World Report, ASPB, ScienceWise, and Comsat. Additional non-profit roles she held include project management, membership management, conference logistics and planning, e-marketing, and public speaking. She was chair of PCMA’s Capital Chapter Communications Committee, and editor of PCMA’s Capital Chapter newsletter. She studied Business Management at Frederick Community College and Computer Science at the University of Maryland, University College. Before working in non-profit, she was a web developer of a licensed application, technical project manager, and directed web development for a multi-million-user dot.com. In addition to her interested in technology, Ms. Sahli is a trained advocate and has volunteered for the DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence. She lives in Germantown, MD and is a proud mom of a 16-year-old son who is following her footsteps in technology with a career goal of becoming a professional game developer/engineer.