Pamela Hemann, FASAE, CAE, is president of Association Management Services, Inc. (AMS, Inc.), a management company serving regional, state and national nonprofit organizations, founded in 1988 by Ms. Hemann. Under her leadership, AMS, Inc., has grown significantly during its 26 years of operation, and continues to expand its services.
Prior to founding AMS, Inc., Ms. Hemann held senior positions with nonprofit organizations in the Washington, DC, including: the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education; The Newspaper Guild; the Color Pigments Manufacturers Association; and, the National Automobile Dealers Association.
She is active in her professional organization, the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), based in Washington, DC and the allied California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE). She earned her Certified Association Executive designation in 1989 and was inducted into the ASAE Fellows in 1996. She is a past national chairman of the ASAE, serving in that role in 2006-2007. She currently services in the ASAE Business Services, Inc. Board of Directors and was the 2014 Key Award Recipient.
In serving as president of AMS, Inc., Ms. Hemann’s primary focus is the organizations that have entrusted their future to AMS, Inc. management and leadership. In addition to her years of experience, Ms. Hemann brings the professional resources of membership in the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), the California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE), and the California Association of Nonprofits (CAN). She earned a master’s degree from the University of Denver and a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska, both in the music fine arts field.
In her community, Ms. Hemann served as vice president and secretary of the Pasadena Pops Orchestra. She is a former president of the Pasadena Center Operating Company, a city board responsible for the Pasadena Convention Center, Civic Auditorium, Ice Rink and the Convention & Visitor's Bureau. She currently serves on the Caltech Y Board of Directors and as chairman of its Fundraising Committee, the Methodist Hospital Foundation’s Cardiac Council, and is a member of the Pasadena Executive Director Roundtable.