Tracy Schario, APR, is the Optical Society's new chief external relations officer. Before the society, Schario directed advocacy communications for the clean energy portfolio at the Pew Charitable Trusts and served as spokesperson for George Washington University. She also worked in corporate management at Strategic Communications Group, community relations at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, and government relations at the National Utility Contractors Association. She is a board member of the Public Relations Society of America. She earned an M.A. in communications from Ohio University and a bachelor’s at Ohio State.
Trevor Mitchell, CAE, to membership and strategy director, American Mensa, from membership & technology executive director, ARMA International. He has chaired the ASAE Component Relations Council, and currently serves as president-elect of the Kansas City Society of Association Executives.