Tag Archives: Member News

Christopher Williston, VI, CAE Receives Chairman’s Award

Christopher Willison, VI, CAE, President & CEO, Independent Bankers Association of Texas, 2017-2018 Board Chair was presented with the 2019 Chairman’s Award by Immediate Past Chair Theresa Parsons, CAE, CMP at the Awards Luncheon on September 16. The award is given each year by the outgoing TSAE Board Chairman to a person who has helped them in their year serving ...

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2020 Leadership TSAE Applications Due October 4

TSAE is accepting applications for the prestigious Leadership TSAE program through Friday, October 4. Leadership TSAE is a nine-month program that helps association professionals develop essential skills while creating a community within TSAE. We are looking for professionals who are dedicated to growing within the association community and learning the skills needed to be a leader in this environment. The program provides ...

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Welcome TSAE’s Newest CAEs

Congratulations the four (4) TSAE members who recently earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. They were part of a group 131 professionals, including eight Texans, to pass the CAE exam administered in May 2019. There are more than 4,300 CAEs worldwide. TSAE will recognize these members this September at the New Ideas Annual Conference in Galveston. The CAE Program ...

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Texas Restaurant Association Announces New CEO

Emily Williams Knight has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA). Knight assumes all CEO responsibilities this July, immediately following TRA Marketplace, the association’s largest annual event. Knight has more than 20 years of experience and success in national and global leadership positions. She most recently served as Managing Director of Higher Education North ...

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2019 New Board Members and Officer Slate

TSAE’s Nominating Committee met on March 7, 2019 to nominate members to fill TSAE Officer and Board of Director positions beginning in 2019. The slate was approved by the TSAE Board on April 8 and an official announcement of the slate of new Officers and Board of Directors was sent to the membership on April 9. 2019 New Board Members: Julie ...

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