Association & Communication Manager
Missy holds a Master’s degree in Counseling and Student Affairs from Moorhead State University. She spent 10 years working in for-profit higher education where she developed skills in conference and event planning, board/committee/faculty relations, budget coordination, and office administration. She also directly supported the President of the university.
In 2010 Missy joined the American Academy of Neurology, where she coordinated meetings for both for-profit and non-profit boards of directors, editorial boards, and committees. She also had daily involvement with multiple medical publications, including managing the day-to-day operations of an audio CME program for neurologists.
Missy joined Status Plus in 2016 as an Association Services Coordinator, working with multiple clients with a focus on managing committee work, special projects, and communications. While Missy continued her communications focus with the International Urogynecological Association, in 2021 she was promoted to Association Manager for the Foundation for International Urogynecological Assistance, the Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health and Cancer, and the Canadian Society of Pelvic Medicine. In 2022 she added the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons to her client portfolio.
Missy is a member of the American Society of Association Executives. She and her husband live in a suburb of Minneapolis with one spoiled dog. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading, gardening, and being on the water (canoeing, paddleboarding, kayaking, swimming, etc.) and off the grid.