A lawsuit that triggered the departure of the longtime president of the LSU Alumni Association has been dismissed. The plaintiff alleged she was promised lifetime payments in exchange for leaving her position as a marketer for the group, once the board discovered a relationship between the two. The former president had stopped the payments. The judge said the plaintiff failed to argue a basis for the suit, and that any agreement should have been in writing.
North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall has become president of the National Association of Secretaries of State at least for the next five months because of the elevation of Oregon’s Secretary of State Kate Brown to governor. Brown was sworn in as governor last week following the resignation of John Kitzhaber in the wake of an ethics scandal. Association rules require the replacement by an executive board member with the same party affiliation. Marshall and Brown are both Democrats. Marshall serves out Brown's term of office ending in July.
Bruce Josten, government affairs EVP for the U.S. Chamber, will be the keynote speaker for the National Association of mChain Drug Stores Political Action Committee breakfast during the 2015 NACDS annual meeting.
Charitable giving is projected to grow 4.8 percent in 2015 and 4.9 percent in 2016, a new Philanthropy Outlook research report by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy predicts. Increases in individual, estate, corporation and foundation giving are anticipated.
Muriel Holdsworth to strategic accounts manager, international operations, inVNT, an events company.
Marc Anderson to chief sales officer, Choose Chicago, from marketing regional director, Peninsula Hotels.
National Association of State Procurement retained Baltimore-based Harrison Communications to assist with a visibility campaign that communicates the value provided by procurement officers.
Visit Orlando (Fla.) has joined ASAE’s Alliance Partnership Program as a corporate partner.