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(as of 1/1/01)

                                 Chair, Board of Directors and Research Director

MIs a founding Board member of the Institute, and, as Board Chair, has oversight responsibility for its day-to-day operations.  He has been managing charitable and membership nonprofit organizations since 1975.  His expertise has benefited more than 40 nonprofits through his service as chief executive, staff member, volunteer leader, speaker, writer, consultant, or instructor.  In 8 years as chief fund raising officer for a national charitable organization, he brought in more than $19 million, tripling revenue in his first year.  He has worked in the areas of fund raising, government relations, membership development, meeting and conference management, professional education, publications, marketing, public relations, board and volunteer development, chapter relations, and finance and administration.  

Has taught association management-related courses in the continuing education programs of the George Washington University, the University of Maryland, and Northern Virginia Community College.  He has served as a spokesperson on radio and television, and also produced and hosted his own cable television talk show for over two years.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Mass Communications/Politics and Public Affairs (double major) from the University of Miami, and a Certificate in Association Management from the University of Maryland.  From 1981 to 2004 he held the Certified Association Executive designation.  He is presently enrolled in the Master of Public Health degree program of the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco.  

Mr. Fleckenstein is a member of both the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS), and presented at the AASECT 2002, 2004 and 2007 national conferences and at the 2003 SSSS Eastern/Mid-Continent Region Conference.  He is the author of the section on polyamory in the United States chapter of the Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality (2004).  He also serves as a board member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, ITCR's sister organization.

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