Foster joins us from the National Bar Association, where he served as Deputy Executive Director for seven years. He brings more than 22 years of diversified leadership experience in association and non-profit management. He is an experienced and proven achiever in fundraising and grants management with a successful record of developing, soliciting, and writing grant proposals, especially in the Washington, D.C. area.
Additionally, Foster has extensive experience in conference management and has orchestrated and implemented more than 60 conferences and conventions.
I am thrilled to have such a proven leader join our team. He already has hit the ground running this week on many of our 2011 initiatives. Please look for announcements and information in the comings days and weeks regarding our 2011 Convention in Philadelphia, August 3-7, 2011.
Our Hall of Fame gala at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 27 will give members a chance to greet him. Please, join me in welcoming Maurice to NABJ, the full announcement on his arrival can be found here at www.nabj.org.