04 May APO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BOB LONDON NAMED TO ASAE’S 2022 CLASS OF FELLOWS
KANSAS CITY, MO – On April 26, 2022, Alpha Phi Omega’s National Executive Director, Bob London, FASAE, CAE, was named by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) to their 2022 Class of Fellows.
The individuals named as fellow are thought leaders in the association management industry and their contributions help not only develop the associations, but also the professionals who support them. The ASAE Fellows designation is bestowed on less than 1 percent of ASAE’s membership. London was named alongside 12 other association leaders and is only the fifth ever to be named from the Kansas City Metro Area.
“Those named as ASAE Fellows are committed to contributing leadership and service to the association community, and Bob continues to dedicate himself to these principles. He has spent the past 20 years of his career working daily to improve not only APO, but also our communities by helping advance and improve the association management industry as a volunteer leader,” says APO National President, Melody A. Martin. “His contributions are immense, and I could not be more pleased to hear of this much deserved recognition by his industry peers.”
This is a prestigious designation is conferred annually by the ASAE Fellows Program and is among ASAE’s highest honors, recognizing individuals who have made a significant impact on the association community through exemplary volunteer service and leadership, extraordinary accomplishments, or other major contributions to ASAE and the profession of association management.
London has served the association management community for more than 30 years, serving the past 20 as the executive director of Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity (APO), a 501(3)c membership organization headquartered in South Kansas City.
“While it is an honor and exciting to be recognized, it is a reminder that every day we have to continue to work to advance the association industry as I believe that associations and nonprofits are the only way we improve our communities and the world in which we live,” says London.
About Alpha Phi Omega
Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity is the single most represented gender-inclusive intercollegiate service organization in the United States. Since 1925, more than 500,000 members on over 375 campuses, have provided more service on more campuses than any other collegiate service organization. Alpha Phi Omega teaches through the principles of Leadership, Friendship and Service that we are architects of our own ambitions and that each of us has the opportunity to develop ourselves to be whatever we seek to be.
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 44,000 association executives and industry partners. Since it was established 100 years ago, its members have and continue to lead, manage, and work in or partner with organizations in more than a dozen association management disciplines, from executive management to finance to technology. With the support of the ASAE Research Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge, and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession and provides resources, education, ideas, and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community.
Stacey Robinson, CAE