ICAA December 2019 Newsletter


December 2019



Happy Holidays from ICAA!  

All of us at ICAA wish you and your colleagues a joyful and restorative holiday! As you check your lists twice before closing offices for holiday break, make a quick note of exciting professional development opportunities in 2020.  


Save the Dates – 2020 ICAA Events

Spring Workshop
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Ohio Dominican University/Columbus
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Featuring Tahsin Alam, associate vice president of talent management and organizational development at the Rutgers University Foundation and the CASE District 2 keynote speaker. Mr. Alam will shed light on the topic Advancement Talent: State of our Industry from a variety of perspectives.

*This Spring Workshop is sponsored through the CASE District V Venture Fund and ICAA is grateful for this opportunity to bring such a dynamic speaker to our members. Keep  an eye out for registration information coming soon!


Summer Conference
Wednesday, July 29 – Friday, July 31
Sheraton Cuyahoga Falls/Akron

We’re excited to present a summer conference in the Akron area for the first time in many years. Stay tuned for more information!

Those who may be interested in presenting at the conference may contact Nicole Neely at to learn more.


Are you LinkedIn with ICAA?

Join the Independent College Advancement Associates (ICAA) group on LinkedIn to stay connected with members and ICAA news throughout the year. The group is closed, but your request to join will be approved within a day. We look forward to seeing you on the platform!  


  Job Postings

Do you know the most clicked page on the ICAA website is job postings? Check out current opportunities at ICAA member institutions here. Institutions with current memberships can post openings anytime.





Is your staff listing current?

Log in and check the staff list for your institution under “member directory.” You may be surprised by how many changes have occurred at your institution since you last viewed this list. Contact Lauren Kennedy for assistance with updating your member list so your entire team can receive future communications and invitations from ICAA.  

Member Spotlights


Thank you and happy holidays to all of our member institutions!  

Have good news to share, new staff to announce, promotions to celebrate, or a suggestion for an in-depth feature? Submit to ICAA Secretary Lisa Judge at for a future issue.

Be sure to visit the ICAA Membership page to update your information, review the list of active members from your institution, or help new employees sign up for their own accounts! 


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