Colleen Delaney Eubanks, CAE
Areas of Expertise:
- Strategic Planning
- Governance Review and Restructure
- Membership development and growth
- Organizational development and change
Colleen Delaney Eubanks, CAE, joined Coulter as executive director of the National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA). She serves as the chief executive of this nonprofit focused on serving the child support enforcement community in its efforts to encourage support of children and families. Previously, Eubanks served as executive director of Christ Child Society of Washington, D.C. that focused on the educational, emotional and material needs of at-risk children in Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
In each of her positions, Eubanks has played an integral role in meeting the organizational and strategic objectives of the organizations as well as increasing membership and fundraising initiatives. In her previous experience, Eubanks directed board and affiliate relations for the Printing Industries of America where she managed 31 local affiliate offices and more than 14,000 members. This experience provided her a strong background in developing and maintaining positive relationships between the national office and affiliated organizations.
Eubanks previously served as president of the Washington Latin Public Charter School Board of Governors as well as on the American Society of Association Executives CAE Commission. She is currently a member of the ASAE Executive Management Section Council.
Eubanks, her husband Ralph, and their three children reside in Washington, D.C.
Now, here's the backstory on Colleen:
- Hometown: Denver, Colorado.
- First car: 1963 Mustang
- Superhero power I wish I had: Ability to fly so I wouldn’t have to deal with DC area traffic
- Television show or movie most resembles my current life: The Cosby Show
- App I can’t live without: Netflix
- Favorite guilty pleasure: eating M&Ms while drinking red wine.
- Three publications I’d recommend for anyone who does what I do: Harvard Business Review, The New Yorker, and The Washington Post
- What I do on my “free” time: I love fiber arts so I knit, spin, crochet and teach classes at a local yarn store at night and on weekends.
- If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go… to New Zealand for a year….
- Advice I would give my “younger self”: Find a job you love, where you can travel and have a variety of experiences.
- How my life has changed since I joined Coulter: I have added a group of wonderful colleagues to my network of advisors and friends.
- At the end of the day…: Life is too short for minor irritations and mean people – do things you enjoy, and surround yourself with people that make you happy.
“To do the work you love and feel that it matters; how could anything be more fun?”