Gretchen Steenstra is an association professional who worked for several associations before joining DelCor. She is a Strategic Consultant and assists clients with projects that range from technology leadership, selecting new association systems, project management, IT strategic planning and ongoing system audits to help ensure technology continues to support the organization's objectives and goals. Ms. Steenstra has the expertise to span the boundaries between association staff members and technology. She teaches her clients to understand how applications ‘think’ and empowers them to use systems to their full potential to align with the organization’s goals.
Gretchen is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and a PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP). She is also a trained Professional Facilitator. Most recently, she earned the CIO Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University – Heinz College. Ms. Steenstra is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the ASAE Technology Section Council. Ms. Steenstra is a founding member of Association Women Technology Champions – a forum to share ideas and experience. She has conducted educational sessions at ASAE and other organizations, including recent sessions on Project Management best practices and is the co-developer of Project Management Poker™. Ms. Steenstra is also a strong supporter of Girls Scouts and Computer CORE, a nonprofit organization to provide computer and life skills to low income adults.
Gretchen is an expert cookie baker and loves to decompress in her home state of Alaska!