Sherri Anne Green, president of the DC Ad Club and director of business development at LM&O Advertising, was elected to the American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Board of Directors on June 5th, 2012 at the AAF’s annual conference, ADMERICA!, in Austin, Texas.
As a board director, beginning July 1, Green will represent the federation’s Division 1 chapters, those with 500 or more members. Her responsibilities include securing input on issues from the AAF’s largest member organizations and serving as a voice for their interests and viewpoints.
“Through her leadership in Washington’s advertising community and achievements as Ad Club president, Sherri has earned a reputation as an innovative leader and excellent communicator. She’s going to be a real asset to the AAF board and the Division 1 chapters she represents,” said Joanne Schecter, executive vice president, AAF club services.
Under Green’s leadership, the DC Ad Club has undertaken a rebranding initiative, launched the members-only Career Catalyst mentor program, held its 8th annual Advertising Week DC, increased its membership by 20 percent, and held 31 programs and events. In addition, the club has won 14 AAF Club Achievement Awards, including two for Advertising Education, which were accompanied by Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising Education grants, and Ad 2 DC was named 2011 Club of the Year by Ad 2 National. Green was present at the conference in Austin to receive the ten Club Achievement Awards awarded to the DC Ad Club and Ad 2 DC for the 2011 program year.
The full list of 2012–2013 AAF National Board of Directors can be found at www.aaf.org/default.asp?id=1348. The AAF is the nation’s oldest national advertising trade association, and the only association representing all facets of the advertising industry. AAF’s membership is comprised of nearly 100 blue chip corporate members comprising the nation’s leading advertisers, advertising agencies, and media companies; a national network of nearly 200 local clubs and federations, representing 40,000 advertising professionals; and more than 200 AAF college chapters, with over 6,500 student members.