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News & Media Coverage

  • 14 February 2020: Is a Conference Ombuds Program Right For Your Association? 
    AssociationsNow, February 13, 2020

  • 2 December 2019: INSIGHT: Avoid Being a Whistleblower With Safe Place Ombudsman Programs 
    Op-ed article by IOA Executive Director Chuck Howard 

  • 15 July 2019: IOA Releases a New Video
    One of the greatest challenges ombuds face is trying to explain our work and why it is so important. IOA has been hard at work producing new messages to help members like you spread the word about the value ombuds provide to the people, organizations, and communities we serve around the world. Watch the video below to see how we are telling our story in a new way.


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  • May 2019: The Modern Ombuds Communications Toolkit
    The Ombuds Communications Toolkit (member login required for access) will help ombuds deliver effective messages to different audiences.

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