Dawn Mancuso is the CEO of the Hydrocephalus Association, a voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating the challenges of hydrocephalus, a brain disorder resulting from the abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) within the cavities of the brain, called ventricles.
Ms. Mancuso has over 30 years of experience managing non-profit organizations. Prior to working for the Hydrocephalus Association, she served as the Executive Director/CEO of the Association of Air Medical Services and its supporting foundation, the MedEvac Foundation International for 15 years. She has also held positions with other associations such as the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, the Educational Dealers and Suppliers Association International, the National School Supply and Equipment Association, and the International Chiropractic Association.
Ms. Mancuso has an undergraduate degree in International Relations from Georgetown University and a Master’s Degree in Association Management from George Washington University.
She has a working knowledge of association and non-profit organizational management, board governance, strategic planning, communications, and meeting/event planning. She also enjoys gardening, swimming, and reading
Why did you decide to become a mentor for KnowHow Mentorship?
"To share what I have learned by working in the field with others so that they can learn from my mistakes! I am also excited to see the non-profit sector advance across the globe, and hope to contribute in a small way to that advancement.