Executive Director, Association of Political Consultants (AAPC)
Alana Joyce is Executive Director of the Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) where she oversees the association’s general management, membership growth and retention, as well as its annual conference functions including the Pollie Awards which recognize excellence in political consulting practices. AAPC has been managed by Association Management Group (AMG) since 2010 and is the largest association of political and public affairs professionals in the world.
An experienced program leader and innovator, Alana’s extensive background brings to AMG and AAPC 20 years of developing and implementing strategic plans to grow non-profit organizations’ customers, revenues and influence through profitable, world-class educational programs, partnerships, certification courses and research initiatives. She has held senior positions with various non-profit organizations including Global Business Travel Association, Association of Corporate Travel Executives and the Smithsonian Institution. She has additional expertise in adult and web-based learning and has been tapped to speak on these subjects at several national Conferences.
Alana holds a Bachelor of Arts and Secondary Teacher Certification from the University of Michigan.