Rockville, MD, USA, June 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wesley Carr, senior program manager of chapter and volunteer relations for the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) has been selected for the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). Carr is one of 12 scholars chosen for the 2018–2020 DELP class.
DELP is a two-year program that supports individuals from under-represented identity groups to advance into the ranks of leadership in the association management profession. DELP scholars participate in an accelerated leadership program of education, mentoring and volunteer service in the association community.
“Congratulations to the new class! Over the past 18 years, the DELP program has provided association professionals an opportunity to enrich their knowledge and leadership skills. It has also shaped many talented association executives, and this class will extend that legacy,” said ASAE President and CEO John H. Graham IV, FASAE, CAE.
DELP is exclusively sponsored by the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau. A list of the full 2018–2020 DELP class is available on the ASAE website.
“We are extremely proud of Wes to have been chosen for the highly competitive Diversity Executive Leadership Program,” said RAPS Executive Director Paul Brooks. “He is remarkably dedicated to RAPS chapters and volunteers, helping them maximize their experiences and strive for excellence in many ways. He is one of the key reasons RAPS has seen a significant increase in volunteerism over the past two years. Wes is deeply deserving of this recognition and opportunity to further develop his leadership skills.”
The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organization of and for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics and nutritional products. Founded in 1976, RAPS helped establish the regulatory profession and continues to actively support the professional and lead the profession as a neutral, non-lobbying nonprofit organization. RAPS offers education and training, professional standards, publications, research, knowledge sharing, networking, career development opportunities and other valuable resources, including Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the only post-academic professional credential to recognize regulatory excellence. RAPS is headquartered in suburban Washington, DC, with chapters and affiliates worldwide. www.RAPS.org
Zachary Brousseau Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) 301 770 2920, ext. 245 firstname.lastname@example.org