Pam Donahoo has been American Mensa's Executive Director since 1997, as a non-Mensan paid staffer. In this role, she manages the American Mensa National Office, and is the direct supervisor of its employees.
Prior to that she worked for a variety of associations including the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (Used Car Dealers), Associated Locksmiths and the International Furnishings and Design Association. Yes, there is an association for everything.
She grew up in the business, her Mom was, and still is an Association Executive. During and after college, she worked for Holiday Inn and Radisson Hotels.
Professionally active in the American Society of Association Executives, (ASAE). A "Fellow" of ASAE and active member for nearly 20 years. Has served four years on the ASAE national board of directors. As Vice Chair, was part of the decision to reduce the board from 38 members to 18. Being a certified Association Executive means passing a big long test and participating in continuing education about the Association profession.
Lives in a suburb of Fort Worth with husband, mother and two daughters. One daughter is in college, the other in High School.
In spare time serves as President for the High School Band Booster club. Yes, "Friday Night Lights" is reality in Texas.
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