Association Leader Named Mensa Executive Director
An accomplished association executive, Mitchell joined the Mensa staff in 2015 as Senior Director of Membership and Strategy. Prior to that, Mitchell spent eight years at ARMA International, an association for records and information management. He becomes just the fifth executive director in the organization's 71-year history.
"The American Mensa Committee (board of directors) is thrilled with this appointment,"
Long active in association management, contributing numerous presentations and articles to publications, Mitchell is currently involved with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). He also is a member of the Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE) and the Dallas Fort Worth Society of Association Executives (DFWAE), where he sits on the board of directors.
"I'm excited for the opportunity and challenge of leading this great organization,"
Mitchell, who earned the Certified Association Executive designation in 2012, holds a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration from Columbia College in Missouri and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri.
To qualify for membership in American Mensa one must achieve scores in the top 2 percent on an accepted, standardized intelligence test. Mensa has more than 50,000 members in the United States and more than 130,000 members globally. For more information about Mensa, please visit americanmensa.org or call (817) 607-0060.