Tag Archives: Member News

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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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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Congratulations to TSAE’s Newest CAEs

Congratulations the nine (9) TSAE members who recently earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. They were part of a group 191 professionals, including 11 Texans, to pass the CAE exam administered in December 2019. There are more than 4,400 CAEs worldwide. TSAE will recognize these members this September at the New Ideas Annual Conference in Fort Worth. The CAE ...

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Robinson Named Texas Library Association Executive Director

Shirley Robinson, CAE, assumed her role as the Executive Director of the Texas Library Association (TLA) on January 9. Robinson has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit trade association management at statewide organizations. Most recently, she was President and CEO of Texas Healthcare Trustees (THT). She also spent eight years in progressive leadership roles at THT and the ...

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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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