Allison Parker joined NCAJ in 2020. She has worked with associations for nine years and in the nonprofit sector industry for 14 years. Prior to her role with the NCAJ, Parker served as member engagement manager at a healthcare IT association.
She began her career with nonprofits at a food bank and has held program management and administrative roles with Habitat for Humanity and Meals on Wheels. At these organizations, she oversaw objectives in member engagement, recruitment and retention, database administration and implementation, event and meeting planning, volunteer management, sponsorship development and marketing.
In her current role, Parker develops and executes NCAJ’s annual membership renewal and new member acquisition campaigns. She also oversees the data management, training, support and reporting of the AMS, system migrations, and development of the standard operating procedures. She also serves as staff liaison to NCAJ’s Family Law Section.
Parker volunteers her time with her daughter’s elementary school PTA and Girl Scout troop and has held multiple roles with local advocacy groups.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in psychology from the University of South Carolina Upstate, in Greenville, S.C., and began her educational career at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee.
Parker lives in Durham and has been a resident of the Triangle for more than 16 years. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family. Among other leisure activities, she also likes traveling, running, hiking, fitness classes, book club, gardening, cooking and baking.