Welcome to TSAE
Hello, I am Elizabeth Rison, your TSAE Membership Manager, and I am excited to welcome you to the TSAE Community! We are here to help you create strong connections – to peers, information, resources, inspiration and innovation – so that you can advance yourself and your association.
This online welcome kit has all the information to help you do this and more! Of course, I am always available to answer questions or sign you up for an event. I am here to be your partner through your professional journey with TSAE and maximize your membership.
Feel free to call or email me anytime. I look forward to meeting you at the next TSAE event soon.
CONNECTING WITH THE TSAE COMMUNITY
TSAE Staff: We’re association professionals just like you and understand the challenges that come with association management. 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. Meet the staff
TSAE Board: Our Board is comprised of 19 members - 14 members from the Association Executive member category, four (4) elected members from the Affiliate member category, and our Executive Director. You can always contact our chairman directly at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or comments. Meet the Board
TSAE Exchange Online Member Community: Our online community, provided by Higher Logic, is your place to connect with members anytime, anywhere. Post questions, share resources and find helpful tips from your peers. Your username is your email address and password is your initials followed by zip code (jd78759). Log on to the online community
Online Profile and Directory: In addition to finding members in the TSAE Exchange, you can search for peers, register for events and update your information in the member section of the online directory. Your username is your email address and password is your initials followed by zip code (jd78759). Log on to the member portion of the TSAE website
Volunteering: Volunteering is a great way to meet new members, give back to the association, use your skills and experience, and develop leadership skills. From ongoing year-long commitments to one-time in-person facilitation, we offer a variety of opportunities. We will hold a call for volunteers to serve on committees and task forces in early 2017.
EDUCATION AND EVENTS
Calendar of Events: From free educational offerings like our monthly Learn@Lunches and seasonal Peer-to-Peer sessions, to annual events like Tech Talks, New Ideas and Connect Texas, to networking events like TSAE Open and Celebration Luncheon, there’s always something going on at TSAE. View calendar of events
New Ideas Annual Conference: As an association professional, you can’t afford to miss our signature event, the TSAE New Ideas Conference. New Ideas brings together more than 450 association executives and suppliers from all aspects of association management. Our 2017 New Ideas takes place September 17-19 in Houston. Learn more about New Ideas Annual Conference
CAE Designation and Study Course: The Certified Association Executive (CAE) program is designed to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and designate those who demonstrate knowledge essential to the practice of association management. Earning the CAE takes time and preparation, and with our CAE-approved hours and bi-annual study course, we can help you get there. Learn more about the CAE and TSAE Study Course
On-Demand Webinars: Looking for topic-specific education or continuing education that revolves around your schedule? Our library of nearly 100 on-demand webinars bring you the convenience of education anytime, anywhere. View library of on-demand webinars
PUBLICATIONS AND RESOURCES
Association Leadership: Our bi-monthly member magazine provides timely articles on issues affecting the association industry, TSAE news, and member updates. In addition to a mailed copy, issues are available online to share and search. Read Association Leadership online
Annual Membership Directory: Our annual Membership Directory is printed each November and mailed mid-December. If you would like a printed copy, please email me and we will send you one. Please not the online version is not updated; most up-to-date directory can be found in the member section of the website. View annual Membership Directory
Monthly Update: This monthly e-mail, sent the third Tuesday, consolidates everything into one helpful piece of communication. Learn about upcoming events, association and industry news, helpful resources and more.
Weekly Association News Brief: Read the best association management articles from around the web in our weekly e-mail news brief, sent Monday morning, and stay on top of the latest association management trends and news. Lean more about the News Brief
TSAE Career Center: We partner with Boxwood to bring you the TSAE Career Center, the premier electronic recruitment resource for the industry. Post your job to reach the most qualified talent pool, review resumes of talent on the move, or search for jobs when you’re ready to take the next step in your career. Visit the Career Center
The TSAE website is a wealth of information, but never hesitate to contact us directly if we can be of help.