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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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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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