2023 TSAE Volunteer of the Year
THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES exemplary service to TSAE through volunteer opportunities, whether board/committee service, speaking, recruitment, or even authoring for TSAE publications.
Mollie Pillman, MS, MBA, CAE
SVP, Member Engagement
American College of Emergency Physicians
In 2023, Mollie served TSAE in the following ways:
- TSAE Awards Committee Chair
- New Ideas Annual Conference Speaker
- Women’s Summit Panel Moderator
- TSAE’s Better by Association Podcast Guest
- TSAE’s Better Together Mentor Program Mentor
- 4 Recruitments in Membership Referral Program
Mollie Pillman has over fifteen years of professional experience in creating and communicating member and customer value. She is a passionate, resourceful leader who enjoys setting strategic direction, solving complex problems through innovation, and working collaboratively to achieve measurable results.
Mollie is the current SVP of Member Engagement at the American College of Emergency Physicians, where she is responsible for the strategic assessment, development and implementation of programs designed to create a professional home for emergency medicine physicians. She holds an M.B.A. from DePaul University specializing in Leadership and Change Management, an M.S. in Health Systems Management from Rush University, and is a Certified Association Executive. She is committed to lifelong learning and to serving as a mentor to future leaders.
Member Referral Program
THE TSAE MEMBERSHIP Referral Program began at the start of 2023 and offered incentives throughout the year to current members who recruited their friends and colleagues to join them in TSAE membership. Overall, 53 new members came to TSAE as a result of the program.
TSAE would like to recognize the top Association Professional and Affiliate who brought the most membership conversions through the referral program this year!
2023 TSAE Member Referral Winner – Association Professional Category
JJ Colburn, CAE
Strategic Association Management
“Membership and participation in TSAE is the absolute best way to invest in your people and ensure that your team is growing the skills needed and building their professional community necessary to bring the most outstanding version of themselves to their work. The TSAE community provides a perfect mix of connection, training and inspiration that empowers all association professionals at all levels of responsibility and experience to have the greatest impact in their work, and that’s why we are committed to not only supporting but actively encouraging our team to join and get involved. The return on this investment is immeasurable! Thanks, TSAE!”
2023 TSAE Member Referral Winner – Affiliate Category
Senior Sales Manager
The Stephen F. Austin Royal
“As a born and raised ‘Austinite’, whose entire family still lives in the area, family is important to me. Our association members are relationship-driven. TSAE is my work family, and our relationships make us stronger. We celebrate and are joyous together. We support one another in times of sorrow. After 17 years in this industry, I have learned it is not always about the next sale that makes you successful. It is about the people you have around you. I am so blessed and thankful to assist this family’s growth. I look forward to next year and us all being better together!”