Tracy L. Vanneman, CAE, has worked in the association and nonprofit management industry for 16 years, with experience in sponsorship and exhibits, relationship management, meeting planning, governance, membership, and volunteers. She has consulted with associations and nonprofits and is an active author and presenter in the association industry, having obtained her Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential in 2018. Tracy is passionate about pursuing SIOP’s mission and building collaborative relationships between member-volunteers, the Administrative Office staff, and other SIOP stakeholders.
Tracy returns to SIOP as Interim Executive Director after a brief time away serving as the Partnership Sales Manager for the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE). She had worked for SIOP from 2008-2018, most recently in the role of Senior Manager – Business Development. Through Tracy’s efforts in sponsorship development, SIOP was honored as the recipient of the 2018 American Society of Association Executives Gold Circle Award in the category of Sponsorship/Exhibits/Advertising Campaign.
Tracy enjoys traveling with her family (northern Michigan and Disney World are favorite destinations), biking, golfing, and consuming some combination of coffee, wine, and dark chocolate. She is a proud SIOP Foundation donor, a member and foundation donor of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and Ohio Society of Association Executives (OSAE), a mentor in the 501c/Association Mentoring Network (AMN), and has served on the Board of Directors of the Montessori School of Bowling Green. She lives with her husband, Jake (a high school teacher), and their four children Lila, Nora, and twins, Cole & Cori, in Bowling Green, Ohio.