Alicia joined the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in January 2019 to begin the next chapter in her work in association management where she focuses on volunteer engagement and management.
Prior to this new role, she was with the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers for 10 years where she held the position of Senior Manager, Governance and Member Experience,where she managed STLE's Professional Development Department, with total management and focus on STLE's volunteer training, operations, and development (over 300+ active volunteers) as well as worked with the Board of Directors, various committees/work groups (20+) under the STLE organization, providing services ranging from management of STLE's governance, meeting planning/management, and administration/operations Also during her tenure, she served as the Manager of STLE's Certification Department (2009-2017), as well as served as the Board of Directors/Executive Committee Operations Manager for the society. In addition to these roles, she is also has been involved with membership recruitment and retention, both on an individual and corporate level, with her focus young professionals.
Alicia holds 2 undergraduate degrees from California Lutheran University and received the Certificate of Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from Michigan State University inn 2016. She has been a member of Association Forum of Chicagoland since 2009 and is a recipient of the USAE and Association Forum's Forty under 40 award (Class of 2017), is a member of the class of 2021 with the Institute for Organization Management, and is an ASAE member, successfully gaining the CAE credential in May 2017.