In recognition of his continuing commitment, leadership, innovation and service, the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) recently named Lawrence E. Rosenthal, PhD, AAOS deputy executive vice president, as an ASAE Fellow.
Rosenthal joins a select group of approximately 100 individuals who have held the honor since the ASAE Fellows program was initiated in 1986.
"Fellows serve as a think tank for the organization and profession, identifying issues that will be on horizon," says Rosenthal, an ASAE member since 1978. "Fellows provide input to the board and the profession in addressing those issues."
To be considered for selection as an ASAE fellow, the member must be nominated by his or her peers or colleagues, and have at least 10 years experience as a senior management executive. A separate screening committee of peers evaluates the nominees and typically selects between six and eight new fellows each year.Rosenthal has chaired a number of ASAE committees over the years and set up the associations initial technology conference about six years ago.
"I consider being nominated and selected by your peers to be a singular honor," he says. "This is very important to me." Rosenthal will be inducted at the Strategic Leadership Forum, to be held April 9-11 in San Antonio.