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The TSAE staff is here to help you. Take a moment to learn about each of us, the areas within TSAE we manage, and our areas of expertise so we can assist you in your professional growth. We look forward to getting to know you!

President/CEO position is currently open. Learn more.

Aaron HernandezAaron Hernandez, CAE

Education Director

Phone: 512-444-1974 x303

Aaron guides the direction for all of TSAE's education, including Annual Conference, webinars, Learn@Lunch, and Leadership TSAE.

Elizabeth RisonElizabeth Rison

Membership Coordinator

Phone: 512-444-1974 x301

Elizabeth oversees TSAE's membership recruitment and retention efforts as well as the membership database. Many times she is your first point of contact with TSAE. 

Nita Saunders, Texas Society of Association Executives Director of FinanceNita Saunders

Director of Finance

Phone: 512-444-1974 x307

Nita works part-time for TSAE and handles all accounting aspects of the association including accounts receivables and payables and financial reporting to the president and Board of Directors.

Josh Spradling, Texas Society of Association Executives Communications DirectorJosh Spradling

Communications Director

Phone: 512-444-1974 x305

Josh oversees the overall communication initiatives for TSAE including Association Leadership, email marketing, messaging and website, as well as TSAE’s brand management.

Kathy SwansonKathy Swanson

Business Development Director

Phone: 512-444-1974 x306

Kathy develops, sells and manages TSAE's sponsorships and strategic partnerships.