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...let us help you put the pieces together


Welcome to Martin and Downs new and exciting website! We have reorganized, recolored, added new solutions, plus removed outdated content. But we're not done! We will continue to update content and write new blogs on a regular basis. If you are just visiting the site today, we invite you to join our mailing list and keep in touch with us. Comments and questions are welcome anytime. If you have topic ideas, we want to hear about them too.

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Over 100 Associations"

Our Solutions

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Executive Search


Whether it’s to help you with the entire executive search or parts of it, Martin & Downs can assist your association with finding the ideal candidate to help lead your association into the future.

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Planning and Governance Solutions

We promise we can provide the training, updates, plans, innovative programming and whatever else you think could interest and excite volunteer and staff leaders to give them basics and far-ranging thinking you may be looking for.

We offer a range of quick 90-minute courses to help you and your team improve at skills important for leadership

90 Minute Quick Picks

Volunteer and Staff

Leadership Solutions

We provide preparation for, facilitation, and follow-up for a variety of planning models or a combination of several. 


Alice Martin and Ginger Downs bring you lifelong knowledge in association management. Individually and collectively, their expertise will help your association grow, thrive, and be exceptional.

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What People are saying about Martin and Downs

"Ginger and Alice bring a wealth of experience to planning for your association's future and dealing with
the issues you have here and now.  Whether you need a high-level look at volunteer leadership skills or
some basic tools and policies to help your association operate better, Ginger and Alice deliver."

- Russ Hokanson, CEO, Seattle-King County Association of REALTORS®

Ginger Downs

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