Foundation Funds NAA 2020 Education Program Amid Pandemic

In March of 2020, as it became apparent that the COVID-19 Virus was becoming a disruptive force in the world and was declared a pandemic; NAA leadership took immediate steps to reevaluate our budget and make adjustments to how we conducted the business of the National Auctioneers Association. As part of that process, the BoardContinue reading “Foundation Funds NAA 2020 Education Program Amid Pandemic”

Foundation Supports Virtual NAA Designation Courses like BAS

“The show must go on” for the Benefit Auction Specialist designation class of 2020. For the first time ever, the class was offered virtually on Zoom due to COVID-19 restrictions. Thanks to the generosity of the Foundation for underwriting this class, and to the creative work of the NAA staff, this popular show did, indeed,Continue reading “Foundation Supports Virtual NAA Designation Courses like BAS”

Morgan Hopson, CAI

2019 Women’s International Auctioneer Champion Throughout my childhood, my parent’s ingrained in me that we should support causes that we care about most—causes that are knowledgeable of our community’s and/or industry’s issues and needs, and causes that will make a difference in the lives of others. The National Auctioneers Foundation is exactly that.  The FoundationContinue reading “Morgan Hopson, CAI”

Scott Steffes, CAI, CES

In today’s world there are so many worthy causes, compelling stories and genuine needs when it comes to giving. That’s why I struggle sometimes in choosing where to focus time, attention and money to do my small part in trying to make a difference. I’ll bet many reading this share the same struggle. There never seems to beContinue reading “Scott Steffes, CAI, CES”

Thank You for Supporting the Foundation in 2020

At the start of 2020, the year was shaping up to be just another year. Boy, were we wrong on that assumption on most levels. In March, everything changed with COVID-19. Lockdown, auctions cancelled or postponed, lack of cleaning supplies and toilet paper. My last live benefit auction was on March 13th where I soldContinue reading “Thank You for Supporting the Foundation in 2020”