Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Posted by: Mary Elkordy

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is pleased to announce the promotion of Billie Robinson, MBA, CAE to Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Development and Meeting Services. An accomplished association professional, Billie has more than 20 years of association management experience specializing in meetings management, professional development, advertising and sales.

Billie started at AWHONN in 2008 with the position of Associate Director of Meetings. Most recently, he served as the Senior Director of Meetings & Convention Services.  Billie leads a team that has delivered successful conventions and has built a successful sponsorship model and development of corporate partnerships.

“Billie Robinson has become an important member of the Executive Leadership Team and someone that I have come to rely on,” said AWHONN’s Interim CEO Suzanne Berry, MBA, CAE. “His ability to foster and strengthen important partnerships and his commitment to AWHONN has allowed our organization to grow over the past ten years he has been with us.”

“I am honored to have been chosen for this new position at AWHONN,” said Robinson. “I look forward to promoting our mission to industry partners, donor members, foundations and convention attendees.”

Billie has served on several industry advisory boards including Visit Orlando, New Orleans and Montreal and is currently a member of the Leading Authorities Association Advisory Council. Designated a Certified Association Executive (CAE) by the American Society of Association Executives in 2002 and a Diversity Executive Leadership Scholar (DELP) in 2013, Billie continues to serve the profession by volunteering at various events and working with internal staff who wish to earn their CAE. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Boise State University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College.

Since 1969, the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) has been the foremost authority promoting the health of women and newborns and strengthening the nursing profession through the delivery of superior advocacy, research, education, and other professional and clinical resources. AWHONN represents the interests of 350,000 registered nurses working in women’s health, obstetric, and neonatal nursing across the United States. Learn more about AWHONN at www.awhonn.org.