Joanne E. Dunne, CAE
Joanne has over 35 years of experience as an association executive and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE). She has served as executive director and interim executive director for a wide range of associations, including education, healthcare, government and management organizations. Reflecting her long interest and involvement in public education, she served as interim executive director in 2014-2015 for the National PTA.
Joanne is President of The Lyons Consulting Group, LLC. She specializes in working with nonprofit associations undergoing transitions and provides consulting services to management and boards. She focuses much of her work on building capacity and improving organizational operations and has particular expertise in non-dues revenue generation, including sponsorships and partnerships.
She is a member of the American Society of Association Executives and a founding member of the ASAE Consultants Section Council, now a Key Committee. She is also a charter member of the Washington, DC Nonprofit CEO Council. Joanne is a member of the University Club of Washington, DC and serves on the Board of Admissions.