Tag Archives: TSAE News

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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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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Congratulations New CAEs!

Congratulations to the seven (7) TSAE members who recently earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. They were part of a group 132 professionals, including nine Texans, to pass the CAE exam administered in the summer of 2020. There are more than 4,500 CAEs worldwide. There are currently 165 CAEs in the TSAE membership. The CAE Program serves to elevate ...

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In Memoriam: Dr. Lou Goodman

On Friday, July 31, Dr. Lou Goodman passed away. Dr. Goodman, better known to his industry family as “Lou,” was a well-respected leader in our TSAE family. He served as TSAE Board Chair from 2003-2004 and was also named TSAE’s Distinguished Executive Award winner in 2008. He served as the executive vice president and CEO of the Texas Medical Association ...

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In Memoriam: Cathy Lancaster

Cathy Lancaster, 1994-1995 TSAE Board Chair, passed away July 15, 2020. Following time as Sales Director of the Austin Hilton Inn, Cathy became Executive Vice President of the Texas Land Title Association in 1981, and she served for almost 20 years. During this time she was the first female ever elected as chair of TSAE.

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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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TSAE Introduces Upgraded Online Service Provider Directory

The Texas Society of Association Executives has recently launched its revamped Online Service Provider Directory. The updated site takes our buyers’ guide to the next level, delivering a content rich, interactive experience where associations can come to research products and services and allows our affiliate partners to be thought leaders and take advantage of more valuable opportunities to engage with ...

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