ACC of St. Louis receives 2018 best membership/recruitment award at national meeting

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Association of Counsel Chapter of St. Louis (ACC STL) received the Chapter Achievement 2018 Membership/Recruitment award at the national annual meeting of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) held Oct. 21st-24th in Austin, TX.

The award is given to the chapter that experienced an increase in overall membership with a well-executed membership campaign. Nancy McCahan, 2018 ACC STL membership chairperson and managing general counsel, Sugar Creek Capital, designed a three-step membership initiative.

“This is such a great honor for the St. Louis chapter,” Toni Douaihy, JD, 2018 ACC STL president and Macy’s vice president and assistant general counsel, said. “Nancy and her membership committee did an amazing job this year.”

ACC STL officers and board members accept award at ACC 2018 annual meeting (ACC STL)

Current ACC STL officers and board members attended the national ACC meeting to accept the award.

“The dedication, involvement and leadership of the board, committee and individual member contributions is what makes our chapter strong,” Douaihy said.

In 2017, the ACC STL was selected as one of 14 chapters globally to receive the Gold Level Award in the ACC Chapter Recognition Program. This award recognizes the Chapter’s accomplishments in areas including programming, membership recruitment, programming and governance/operations.