Liz Glazer is a seasoned communications planner and executer who specializes in working with associations, federations, and other nonprofits.

She is known for her enthusiasm, creativity, professionalism, and initiative.

Languages spoken: STEM, education, healthcare, diversity, and wildlife and environmental protection.

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  • More than 10 years’ experience in writing, editing, layout, design, and production for print and web
  • Proven program development and project management skills
  • Success in building professional relationships at all organizational levels—from senior staff to volunteer leadership
  • Versatile multi-tasker who thrives under pressure
  • Independent spirit who takes pride in producing high-quality work under tight deadlines

CSAB, Inc.computing education association – Baltimore, MD – 5/09-present
Executive Director: Responsible for ensuring the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. Duties span administration, budget, finance, internal and external communication, event planning, and volunteer management.

MDWITorganization supporting women in technology – Baltimore, MD – 9/08-9/10
Creative Services Director:Working with staff, Board of Directors, and volunteer committees to advance Multinational Development of Women in Technology’s mission to support the development of women in computing, information technology, and engineering. Managing websites, helping develop membership structure, planning and promoting events, designing and editing marketing materials, and generally supporting the work of volunteers.

Communications Consultant – 9/08-present
Clients include ABET, Inc., National Wildlife Federation, National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE), and Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company.

ABET, Inc. – higher education accreditation agency – Baltimore, MD  10/03-8/08
Communications Manager: Managed all public relations, publications, marketing, and general communications functions. Directed the work of Communications Specialist. Allocated 100K communications budget. Led 75th anniversary project, including research, editing, design, and production of 350-page coffee table book on organization’s history.  Developed and launched monthly print newsletter; monthly electronic newsletter; series of promotional materials for use by accredited programs, including posters, brochures, and logos; and series of volunteer recruitment materials, including flyers, advertisements, powerpoint presentations, recruiter tip sheets, and webpage. Redesigned, reorganized, maintained, and monitored usage for primary public website of 140 pages. Designed and maintained websites for volunteer training, international activities, and ABET subsidiary (ECEI). Liaisoned board-level committees on outreach and diversity, annual meeting, awards, and public membership. Liaisoned volunteer and member society staff committees on comprehensive volunteer recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation project. Co-planned annual meeting with president-elect and staff, including developing topics, creating themes and marketing materials, soliciting papers, and managing speakers. Attended major public and business meetings of 60-500 participants annually to assist with registration, manage speakers, co-coordinate awards ceremonies, observe, and report on proceedings. Coordinated production of 400-page report and related publicity on major academic study of accredited programs. Crafted speeches, written addresses, and other communications for executive director, president, and other organization leaders.   

ABET, Inc. – higher education accreditation agency – Baltimore, MD – 6/01-10/03 
Communications Specialist: Informed ABET constituencies–volunteers; institution presidents, deans, department heads, and faculty; member societies; government agencies; related societies; international constituents; and the public, including parents, students, industry, and others–about the activities and accomplishments of ABET through writing, editing, designing, and laying out quarterly newsletter, annual report, press releases, special reports, speeches, academic papers, articles, brochures, flyers, marketing mailers, training materials, meeting programs, powerpoint presentations, e-mail communications, and other publications. Edited large-scale grant proposals to the National Science Foundation, Sloan Foundation, and industry foundations, and fulfilled reporting requirements for awards. Contributed content for website. Acted as staff co-lead for comprehensive new branding campaign, which included market research, logo redesign, core message creation, and style guide development, associated with organizational name change. Liaisoned volunteer task group on volunteer recruitment and selection. Chaired staff task group on intra-office communications. Worked with board leadership and executive director on organizational public relations and communications efforts. Assisted president-elect and staff in planning for annual meeting, including developing themes, writing session descriptions, and securing and working with speakers. Promoted meetings and workshops via developing themes, graphic identities, and constituent communications. Traveled to two-five major public and confidential meetings annually to assist with registration, manage speakers, co-coordinate awards ceremonies, and report on proceedings.  Answered constituent e-mail sent through website. Liaisoned with print and promotional vendors.

Freelance Writer – 1/00-4/01           
Clients included SafeNet, Inc., public computer network security firm; Protocol Driven Healthcare, healthcare management technology developer; and Maryland Public Television.

Estimation, Inc. – software developer (now Maxwell Sys.) – Baltimore, MD – 6/99-7/00 
Communications Specialist: Strengthened corporate identity and fostered corporate and brand name recognition through writing and/or editing all marketing and public relations materials, including press releases, corporate brochure, products and services spec sheets, trade publication articles, quarterly client newsletter, and corporate-to-client letters, event invitations, and company announcements. Produced sales leads from both clients and prospects through writing, editing, and, co-creating original concept of national direct mail campaigns, full-page color advertisements, trade show promotional materials, facsimile solicitations, and product and corporate descriptions for magazines, websites, and association directories. 

Towson University – Baltimore, MD  9/97-9/99 
Graduate Assistant: Promoted graduate program, kept students informed of industry and program developments, and encouraged student-faculty interaction by writing and laying out quarterly program-focused newsletter under the direction of the program director.


Towson University – Baltimore, MD
Master of Science in Professional Writing 9/97-5/99
Bachelor of Arts in English, Writing Track 9/93-5/97


Microsoft Windows, Office, Access, FrontPage
Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, ImageReady, Illustrator, PageMaker, InDesign, Dreamweaver
Quark Xpress
Basic Java Script
CVENT


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Kathryn Aberle, CAE, Former Deputy Executive Director, ABET

Richard Anderson, P.E., Principal Engineer, SOMAT Engineering

William Clark, P.E., Finance Director, BellSouth Corporation (retired)

David Hornbeck, Ph.D., P.E., Professor and Vice President for Academic Affairs Emeritus, Southern Polytechnic State University

Sherra Kerns, Ph.D., F. W. Olin Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, founding Vice President for Innovation and Research, Olin College

John Lorenz, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Emeritus, Kettering University

Claudia Morrell, COO, National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)

George Peterson, Ph.D., P.E., Executive Director Emeritus, ABET

John Prados, Ph.D., P.E., Vice President and University Professor Emeritus, University of Tennessee

Gloria Rogers, Ph.D., Former Associate Director of Professional Services, ABET

Richard Seagrave, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Iowa State University

Patrick Walsh, Ph.D., Project Executive, IBM (retired)

Maryanne Weiss, Director of Accreditation, ABET

Lawrence Wolf, Ph.D., President Emeritus, Oregon Institute of Technology