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nola salisbury

Senior Association manager

Really good at: Making lists and project plans. Finding something to laugh at every day

Known for: (Nearly) sinking pontoon boats. You nearly drown your loved ones two or three different times and they never let you forget! 

Loves: Helping high school and college students figure out their career passions and land great jobs. 

Guilty as charged: Regularly convincing my friends into doing something silly and memorable.

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About Nola

As the executive director for the American Beekeeping Federation, Nola oversees the day-to-day management of the association and is responsible for strategic planning, creating value-add opportunities for members, communicating industry news, overseeing the annual conference and tradeshow, and driving revenue.  

Prior to joining Meeting Expectations, Nola served as project and events manager for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Management at the University of Colorado – Boulder. She honed her skills in program development, event management, fundraising, and marketing across a diverse range of higher education, non-profit and research organizations.  

Nola is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University. In her free time, you’ll find Nola on her bike, paddleboard, at her cabin at 9,200 feet, swinging kettlebells, or laughing with friends.