Association management companies (“AMC”s) provide operational support for small membership organizations – typically with an all volunteer board with no full-time staff. AMCs manage the day-to-day operations of the organization under the oversight of the board.
When it’s done well, it’s a seamless service. Members call or email the organization and they have no idea they’re speaking to a third party. The AMC’s staff know the organization and its members and build a personal bond with them. The events get organized, the revenue gets collected and the bills get paid. The board can focus on governing with the full confidence that the front stage and the back stage are running efficiently.
Typically association management services cover some or all of these areas: