• Quality | Integrity | Experience | Dedication
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William Hixon - Senior Executive Director

William Hixson, CAE joined ARC in June 2022 with a decade of association management experience. Hixson has served as executive director for a variety of associations including regional, statewide, and local organizations, working with over a dozen associations over his career. He maintains his Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation through the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). In 2022, Hixson was selected as one of 23 nationwide NextGen Scholars by ASAE. He has also served as a volunteer leader for the California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE), currently as Capital Regional Council Chair, and previously as Communications Committee Chair.  Prior to his career in association management, Hixson was a student at Sonoma State University, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and served as editor-in-chief of the university’s newspaper and corresponding news website.