Author: Trevor Mitchell

Executive Director at American Mensa, Ltd

As the Executive Director, of American Mensa, Ltd. Trevor Mitchell provides leadership toward the achievement of the American Mensa’s mission, vision, strategy and annual goals and objectives. Trevor is responsible for the general, day-to-day administration of the affairs of the organization. He serves as chief executive officer for staff and the chief administrative officer for the Board of Directors (the American Mensa Committee or AMC) and its subsidiary Foundation (Mensa Foundation), and is charged with implementing policies and programs that benefit the society. In this role, Trevor works with the AMC in developing strategies which support the mission of American Mensa, developing and implementing the strategic goals and objectives of American Mensa, and enabling the AMC to effectively fulfill its governance function.

Prior to the move to American Mensa, Trevor served in various roles during his 8 years at ARMA International, association for records and information management professionals, with the most recent being that of Executive Director of Membership & Technology.

Throughout his career, Trevor has been active in the association management profession as well as in industry events. He is currently involved with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).  He was recently involved with the Kansas City Society of Association Executives (KCSAE) prior to his move to Texas for this position.  He is now a member of the Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE) and serves as a Director on the Dallas Fort Worth Society of Association Executives (DFWAE) board.  He has also contributed to several publications and presentations around the country on various association management topics.

Trevor earned the Certified Association Executive Designation in 2012. Trevor is a graduate of Columbia College in Missouri, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in marketing and management.  He completed his executive Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in May 2016.

Trevor enjoys spending time with his family and friends. When not traveling for work he is normally found enjoying a new restaurant in town, catching a moving, riding his bike, or playing the piano.


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