The Association Management Company

The Association Management Company is based on strong business and ethical values.  Its principals have been providing services to professional and industry associations, foundations and charities for 30 years. 

the Association Management company's, principals are members of the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE), the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and The Canadian Council of Christian Charities (CCCC).  True to our calling, we  rely on the experience, education and material guidance of professional associations in all aspects of the management and administration of not for profit, professional associations, societies and charities. 

With the successful track record of its business team, the Association Management company's principals are of the most established of their peers in non-profit management in Canada.  The Association Management Company trains its staff in all areas of management, prides itself on a seamless service and offers key benefits such as:  business continuity, personnel oversight, transparency, strategic direction and organizational efficiency.


Domingo Pérez Bernal  BSc

Domingo is our newest Associate with the Association Management Company.  He presents with a background in business development and project management primarily in the non-profit sector.  His background in the implementation of programs and projects within the program guidelines exemplifies his value to organizations.

Along with his Accounting Diploma, Domingo has a BSc in Business Administration and Information Systems from Galileo University in Guatemala.  He possesses high quality leadership and public speaking skills and completed an Associate Degree of Applied Science and Computers at Kentucky State University.  Domingo also completed a training program in Leadership at the Institute of International Education – IIE Rocky Mountain Regional Centre in Denver, CO. He filled the role of Project Developer and Sales Representative with a key provider of high quality tools and chemicals.  As well, he has a strong background in the charitable sector in his work with an international charity dedicated to ending poverty.

Domingo resides in Guelph, Ontario and dedicates his time to his community and his family.  He continues to support the non-profit community in providing services to international programs and local endeavours.  Through the Association Management Company, Domingo will continue to share his expertise, his passion and sincere willingness to work hard for others.  He engages his lifelong learning and faith based studies to support his community and those in need.

About Us

Elizabeth A. Sharpe   CAE

As a Certified Association Executive, Elizabeth founded and successfully operated the largest and most professionally recognized association management company in Canada with offices in Ottawa and Calgary Alberta for 18 years.  Elizabeth and her staff successfully co-coordinated the day to day operations of twenty-one non-profit associations in North America, provided advice and leadership to over 60 boards of directors and along with her team of professionals was responsible for the support of over 25,000 members and budgets in excess of $8 million dollars.

Elizabeth’s professional background was honoured by being awarded the YM-YWCA's region of Ottawa-Carleton Women of Distinction Award for Business, Professions and Trades, won the Ottawa-Carleton Consumers’ Choice Award, Business Woman of the Year 2000.  In 2002, Elizabeth was presented with the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for her work with a national non-profit professional and industry association.

William (Kip)ling Sharpe  BSc

Kip Sharpe presents with a combination of corporate, community development and NFP planning and operations experience. He combines his IT proficiency with his vast knowledge of organizational analysis, sales and operations.

Kip has a BSc in Computer Science from Western University, has an established track record in IT in various industries. He filled the role of Senior Business Analyst and Senior Sales Consultant with Canada's largest provider of corporate and institutional print and print management solutions.   His accomplishments are significant and his work was recognized by the receipt of achievement awards through several fiscal periods.

Kip now dedicates his time, talents and skills to the support of the not-for-profit community in providing consulting services to foundations, associations and charities.