Debra McGuire. MBA, IOM, CAE is Executive Director of the International Association of Assessing Officers, headquartered in Kansas City. She also oversees Professional Consulting Services--IAAO's for-profit subsidiary. Debra previously was the first female President & CEO of the American Fire Sprinkler Association. Prior to that, she was CEO of the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians, and she held executive positions with the Michigan Townships Association, Michigan Manufacturers Association, and Michigan Pharmacists Association. Debra is a Certified Association Executive and graduate of the Institute for Organizational Management. She currently serves as immediate past chair of the ASAE Foundation’s Research Committee and is a Certification Commissioner for the International Association for Strategy Professionals.