Scope of Services
AssociationsFirst (AF) is a full-service association management company specializing in providing senior management, administration and support services to associations, foundations and other non-profit organizations. In business since 1970, AF follows best practices and standards in-line with the Canadian Society of Association Executives Not-For-Profit Management Competencies and adheres to the Association Executive Code of Conduct.
Office Administration Financial Management Board, Committee and AGM Management
Membership Recruitment Membership Retention Member Certification & Accreditation Management
Marketing, Communication & Public Relations Educational Programming Oversight & Management Conference & Event Planning
Policy & Procedure Development
Legislative & Regulatory Compliance
Website Maintenance Creation of New Project Initiatives Strategic Planning Oversight
This list of services are overseen by the CEO and President Perry Ruehlen, with support from the AF management team.
Each association client comes to AF with unique needs and we work with their board of directors to ensure the slate of services required is met at the highest level of excellence. Our mission, Excellence in Association Management, is at the forefront of everything we do. Services are provided on a customized as-needed basis, for example membership or communications, or the full slate of association requirements.