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Association Management Inc.

Association Management Inc.

Association Management Inc. is where leaders and members of success driven associations receive administrative expertise and development support needed to maximize their potential and realize their vision. Our team values trust, uncompromising quality, flexibility, responsiveness, and family.

5727 Baker Way NW Ste 200
Gig Harbor, WA 98332-5811


Lianna Collinge, CAE
Direct line: (877) 460-5880 x101
Fax: (253) 265-3043


Associations, Networks, & Other Groups


  • Board coaching & training
  • Board recruitment & development
  • Board roles & responsibilities
  • Board self-evaluation

Communications & Marketing

  • Branding
  • Communications
  • Social networking/social marketing

Financial Management

  • Financial Management
  • Accounting & financial controls
  • Accounting & financial controls
  • Bookkeeping
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budgeting

Fundraising & Development

  • Donor recognition
  • Event planning & management
  • Fundraising

Management & Operations

  • Administration
  • Operating policies/procedures
  • Operations management


  • Association management
  • Conference & retreat planning

Planning & Organizational Development

  • Alliances & collaboration
  • Mission & vision development
  • Organizational development
  • Planning
  • Starting a nonprofit
  • Strategic planning

Turnaround Management & Mergers

  • Turnaround management


  • Volunteer training

About Association Management Inc.

• A Certified Association Executive, demonstrating commitment and knowledge of all facets of association management
• “Can do” attitude at all times
• Experience in fundraising event structure, coordination, and completion (auctions, golf tournaments, casino nights, etc.!)
• Flexibility to meet your schedule
• Staff size (big enough to handle your work, small enough to provide personal service)
• Experienced in working with lobbyists & legislative process
• Professional partners to offer free legal, financial, and procedural advice
• Liability and Errors/Omissions insurance protects your entity
• Leadership development and training
• Sales results
• Marketing proficiency
• Financial analysis adeptness
• Customer satisfaction
• Membership recruitment and retention expertise
• Legislative experience
• Organizational and administrative talent
• Communication skill and technology infrastructure

In the changing world of association membership and education, we are ready to move forward and help your organization succeed!

Association Management Inc. is a privately owned Washington State corporation which provides services to associations of all sizes. For 29 years, Association Management Inc. has acted as an independent contractor, allowing associations to save time, money, and obligations of hiring employees and renting office space. AMI staff are knowledgeable, professional, and an asset to any organization. Fees are normally a monthly contracted amount by job description. From temporary special projects or consulting to ongoing management as CEO or CFO, AMI offers an alternative to volunteer-reliant groups.

AMI specializes in:

• Board of Director Training
• Building, Writing, and Implementation of Policies & Procedures
• Non-Profit Issues
• Budgeting, Financial Reporting, Full-Charge Bookkeeping
• Meeting & Event Planning
• Membership Recruitment & Retention
• Conventions & Event Planning
• Member Communication

AMI regularly creates & coordinates:

• Establishment of Sound Organizational Structures
• Newsletters
• Website Updates and HTML Flashes
• Fundraising Events
• Committee & Membership Meetings
• Minutes
• Membership Rosters
• Federal, State, & Local Tax Reports and Deposits
• Public Relations & Presentations
• Contract Negotiation

AMI contracts with:

• Professional Associations
• Trade Associations
• Foundations
• Charitable Organizations"

Background Info.

Subsector Experience

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Nonprofit sector issues
  • Philanthropy
  • Professional & trade membership-based associations
  • Small grassroots organizations
  • Volunteerism

Fee Structure

  • By project
  • Installments based on project schedule
  • Not to exceed
  • Retainer
  • Sliding scale
  • Other: Negotiated price for ongoing management

Professional Affiliations / Licenses

  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)
  • Washington Nonprofits
  • Washington Society of Association Executives (WSAE)

County Availability

  • All WA Counties

County Experience

  • King
  • Pierce
  • Spokane
  • Thurston

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