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FSAE Board Nominations Close Mar 29

Move Associations ForwardHelp Direct the Future of FSAE as a Board Member 

The FSAE Nominating Committee is seeking nominations (self nominations only) for individuals with leadership and management experience to serve as At-Large Members of the Board of Directors. 

FSAE is seeking two (2) At-Large Directors (3-year term) and one (1) Associate At-Large Director (2-year term).

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Congratulations to Our New CAEs!

CAECongratulations the six FSAE members who recently earned their Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential:

Amanda Bowen, CAE; Vice President, Nancy D. Stephens & Associates, LLC, Tallahassee, FL
Jennifer Brown, CAE; Director, Membership & Communications, American Academy of Optometry, Orlando, FL
John Piland, CAE; CEO, Shriners International Headquarters, Tampa, FL
Gary Scarboro, CAE; Executive Director, American Institute of Architects Orlando, Orlando, FL
Alexis Simoneau, CAE; Novi Evangelist, Novi AMS, Orlando, FL
Kristi Spargo, CAE; Chief Staff Executive, Partners in Association Management, Tallahassee, FL

These members are part of a group 160 professionals to pass the CAE exam administered in December 2018. We are happy to report that all new CAEs in Florida are already FSAE members! We currently have 127 CAEs in the FSAE membership and there are more than 4,300 worldwide. 




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2019 Grant Applications Now Open

Stretch Your Budget2019 Grant Applications Now Open!

FSAE Foundation Grants Extend Your Budget for Professional Development!
Get the professional development skills and hours you need - with a little help from your friends at FSAE. This year we're pleased to announce over $17,600 - potentially as many as 31 grants are available! New this year: A Year of FSAE to attend Education Expo, Power Luncheons, Think Tank and take the Qualified Association Specialist online program. Learn More

Grants include funding to attend Annual Conference, earn CAE/CMP certifications, and special grants for communication staffers, Young Professionals, Small Staff, Under-Represented Diverse Groups and one specifically for a non-member (tell your friends!). 

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2018 Foundation Annual Report Now Available

2018 Foundation Annual ReportThe 2018 Foundation Annual Report is now available online - and soon to be delivered with your January/February Source Magazine! See how the Foundation contributions are spent to improve FSAE programs and your professional development.

Thank you Rapid Press for sponsoring the Report!

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2018 FSAE Year in Review

2018 Year in Review InfographicIn 2018, FSAE reached 1,188 members - with approximately 600 Association Executives - and we're continuing to grow. In addition, we've offered 45 in-person events and 26 webinars totaling 98 CAE credit hours and 20 CMP hours.

We have even more planned for 2019! Don't miss out on your opportunities for professional development, peer-to-peer networking and support for reaching your career goals.

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Direct the Future of FSAE as an Officer

Move Associations ForwardHelp Direct the Future of FSAE as a Board Officer - The FSAE Nominating Committee is seeking nominations (self nominations only) for individuals with leadership and management experience to serve as Officers on the 2019-20 Board of Directors. 

Available Officer Seats: Chair-Elect (3-year commitment), Treasurer (1 year term) and Secretary (1 year term)

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Study Reveals Diversity and Inclusion are a Priority For Florida Associations and Provides Growth Opportunities

The Florida Society of Association Executives, partnering with the executive search firm Vetted Solutions, released the results of a survey on diversity and inclusion within its member trade and professional associations in Florida.

The survey is the first in Florida to analyze qualitatively the state of associations’ efforts to incorporate diversity and inclusion into their day-to-day operations and their staffing and strategic plans. The study results indicate that while Florida associations recognize diversity and inclusion are significant factors to an organization’s success, many are still working through the practical implementation to more fully realize their goals:

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2018 Grant Winners Announced

The FSAE Foundation is proud to announce its 2018 Grant Recipients. Thanks to our generous corporate partners and member contributions, we’ve awarded 29 grants totaling $16,630 for professional development funding. Thank you to all our contributors that make this possible.

Hilton Diversity & Inclusion Grant
Kerry Gomez-Rios, Director of Member Relations, FL Dental Assn
Alonda Hill, Member Services Coordinator, Partners in Association Management

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