Two Endocrine Society staff members were honored with Association Forum’s 2022 Forty Under 40 Awards.
Rodneikka Scott, CAE, and Caitlin Couture, CAE, were selected based on their extraordinary career accomplishments, commitment to the industry, and their continued pursuit to advance the professional practice of association management, and they represent the nation’s top 40 professionals from across the association and nonprofit industries.
Scott, the Endocrine Society’s chief membership and diversity programs officer and has over 18 years of diverse experience in the membership, marketing, communications, volunteer relations, and education sectors. Before joining the Endocrine Society in 2019 as the director of membership, she held leadership roles in several scientific, government and medical associations. Leading with compassion she supports and advocates for both the development of staff and the members she serves. She is a great example that success comes not only from what you accomplish individually but also how you help cultivate the potential of others. She was recently recognized by the American Society of Association Executives as a Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) scholars for the class of 2022 – 2024. She has actively served in various volunteer leadership roles including coaching, advocating for children and youth in the state of Maryland and on a Board.
Couture, the senior manager of governance and strategy, has 13 years of medical association management experience. Prior to joining the Endocrine Society in March 2022, Couture served as the director of governance and volunteer engagement at the Society of Interventional Radiology. She has established herself as a leader in nonprofit governance by focusing on enhancing the member experience through volunteer engagement, component relations, and strengthening organizational governance structures. She believes good governance starts with building a culture through trust and inclusion to unify staff and leadership towards a common mission.
“Association Forum is excited to announce this year’s class of well-deserving changemakers. This talented group of innovators and industry thought leaders serve as an inspiration for our entire community,” says Artesha Moore, FASAE, CAE, president and CEO of Association Forum. “These leaders are doing what it takes daily to drive lasting change that will allow our industry to survive and thrive in the future.”
The Forty Under 40 recipients will be honored at the Leadership Lunch during Holiday Showcase® 2022 on Wednesday, November 30, at the Hilton Chicago, and will receive the opportunity to network with Association Forum leaders and CEO members, as well as exclusive education at Holiday Showcase 2022.