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TSAE Releases Key Findings of DEI Survey

In 2019, your TSAE Board of Directors embarked on an important journey to discover, understand, and set a direction for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) within our organization. To begin, we made DEI one of our strategic initiatives. Throughout that year, we gathered information from you, the members, to get a sense of where we are as individuals, organizations, and ...

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Congratulations, New CAEs!

Congratulations to the six TSAE members who earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential this spring. They were part of a group 189 professionals, including nine Texans, to pass the CAE exam administered in the winter of 2021. There are more than 4,700 CAEs worldwide. The CAE Program serves to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and designate those who ...

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Association Leaders – Meet Your Peers at the CEO Forum this Summer

July 12-13, 2021Marriott Champions CircleFort Worth, TX Don’t miss your chance to spend time face-to-face with your fellow association leaders sharing challenges, hearing solutions, and building connections over a full day of programming created by your peers. Includes evening welcome reception on July 12. Learn more and register at tsae.org/education-events/ceo-strategies. Sponsored by Visit Fort Worth.

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Experience the TSAE New Ideas Conference On-Demand!

Did you miss last fall’s virtual New Ideas Annual Conference? You can now access up to twenty (20) breakout sessions and two keynotes on-demand. Receive premier education and earn up to 20 CAE credit hours at your convenience. Program available though April 30, 2021. Learn more and register at www.tsae.org/education-events/new-ideas-on-demand. Attend New Ideas and looking to access sessions and earn ...

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In Memoriam: Kelly Roche

Former TSAE member Kelly Roche died on January 7, 2021 at age 65. Roche began his 32-year hospitality industry career in Irving as the director of catering at the Holiday Inn DFW Airport North. He worked at numerous hotels in the Dallas area before joining the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau/Visit Irving in 2005, where he worked for the remainder ...

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TSAE Member Earns Distinguished Toastmaster Award

Kelly George, CAE, Director of Membership, Marketing & Communications, Wilderness Medical Society, earned her Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award. The DTM represents the highest level of educational achievement in Toastmasters International, a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Less than 1% of all Toastmasters ever achieve their DTM. It requires nearly ...

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In Memoriam: James “Jim” Eslie Shillingburg

Past TSAE Chair James “Jim” Eslie Shillingburg died on December 23, 2020 at age 83. He was a teacher and football coach who worked summers on oil rigs and drove tanker trucks before he began working in Austin for the Texas Motor Transportation Association lobbying at the Texas State Capitol and in Washington, D.C., on legislative matters concerning the truck ...

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McGee and Parsons Receive Chairman’s Award

Tiffany Wehner McGee, CAE, Chief Executive Officer, Texas Trial Lawyers Association and Theresa Parsons, CAE, CMP, Executive Director, Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education, were honored with the 2020 Chairman’s Award by Immediate Past Chair Tracy Tomson, CAE, this December. The award is given each year by the outgoing TSAE Board Chair to a person or persons who have ...

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Prepare for the CAE Exam with TSAE’s Spring Study Course

Are you ready to become a Certified Association Executive (CAE) in 2021? Prepare for this challenging exam with TSAE’s highly successful study course! You’ll have the advantage from learning from experienced CAE members and aspiring CAEs as you make your way through study materials. Kick-off orientation to learn more about the processEight weekly Zoom meetings covering the eight domains (Wednesdays, ...

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TSAE Recognizes 2020 Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 TSAE Award Winners. TSAE Awards recognize those members who make significant contributions to their association, business, the industry and community. Award nominations for 2021 will open in May. Learn more at www.tsae.org/about/tsae-awards. DISTINGUISHED EXECUTIVETracy Ginsburg, Ed.D., CAEExecutive Director, Texas Association of School Business OfficialsThe Distinguished Executive Award is a reflection of outstanding leadership and achievement in ...

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