Association Executive Compensation:
How to craft a strong and defensible contract based on the latest compensation trends

Webinar • Thursday, October 26, 2017

With the potential for audits and penalties skyrocketing around nonprofit compensation, it's your responsibility to learn how to protect your organization and, in the worst case, your tax-exempt status. This expert-led webinar reviews key legal and tax implications surrounding compensation and best practices so that you can develop a comprehensive plan for your association. Plus the latest trends in executive compensation from the 2017 Association CEO Compensation Report.

Register today for Association Executive Compensation: How to craft a strong and defensible contract based on the latest compensation trends

In just 90 minutes, this webinar maps out the key legal and tax issues surrounding nonprofit executive salary and benefits packages. You'll also explore findings from the 2017 Association CEO Compensation Report, which was specifically designed to assist senior nonprofit executives set expectations, benchmark salaries, and maintain their budget.

Register today to increase your leverage and protect your executive compensation while learning how to:

  • Negotiate pay packages that are competitive without qualifying as "excessive" in order to avoid intermediate sanctions
  • Manage reporting and governance issues around executive compensation
  • Defend executive compensation -- even if it's higher than average for the position
  • Give your board more leverage against the tactics IRS uses in its probes
  • Comply with IRS and state executive compensation guidelines, including reporting and governance issues
  • Negotiate terms that are most commonly contained in severance agreements
  • Deal with total compensation for executives, including fringe benefits
  • Craft a retention plan for executives that will promote retention through one’s desired retention period

You'll also learn the latest detailed trends in nonprofit executive compensation.

Register today for Association Executive Compensation: How to craft a strong and defensible contract based on the latest compensation trends

Meet Your Trainer

Eileen Morgan Johnson, Partner, Whiteford Taylor Preston - Eileen Johnson has over 25 years of experience advising nonprofit organizations and associations on a wide variety of legal issues, including nonprofit, corporate and board issues such as corporate governance issues applicable to nonprofits. These include governance policies requested by the Internal Revenue Service, amendments to articles and bylaws, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, watchdog compliance, restructuring, and best practices.

Simon W. Quint, Principal, Quatt Associates - Simon Quint is a Principal with Quatt Associates. Simon specializes in the assessment and design of executive and staff compensation plans for advocacy groups, professional societies, media organizations, and other nonprofits. He works extensively with Boards to advise them on executive compensation matters, and partners with senior management and HR of nonprofits to design, implement, and manage effective compensation systems. Simon’s practice also includes incentive compensation, performance management and planning, benchmarking surveys, strategic planning, and organizational design. Simon received an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School and a BS in Psychology from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

Duncan Bell, is Director of Editorial & Data Services at Columbia Books, and has been working with compensation data for the past five years.  Duncan manages the production of The Compensation Report: An Analysis of DC-Area Nonprofits, as well as national and state-specific versions of the report.  Duncan brought this experience into the creation of the Association CEO Compensation Report, which sees its first edition in 2016.  In addition to compensation, Duncan also manages numerous data and editorial processes related lobbying, the Congress, federal contracting, associations, meeting planning, and grants. 

Who Will Benefit

This webinar is of value to professional societies, trade associations, association management companies and all nonprofits. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Executives and board members in tax-exempt organizations
  • Nonprofit HR executives and HR consultants
  • Compliance and accounting personnel
  • Legal counsel

CAE Credits: All live webinar attendees are eligible for 1.5 CAE credit hours. Association TRENDS is a CAE Approved Provider. Our programs meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. We will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit

CPE Credits: Association TRENDS, a division of Columbia Books Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: Prerequisite: None.

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