ASAE Board Passes Budget, Receives Updates on Major Initiatives

WASHINGTON — Before the official opening of the 2015 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 8-11, in Detroit, the ASAE Board heard updates on the Business Models and Infrastructure Development and the launch of the new website Association CareerHQ. The board passed the budget that includes Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 16) Program of Work and specific projects in all areas of ASAE and the ASAE Foundation.

WASHINGTON — Before the official opening of the 2015 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 8-11, in Detroit, the ASAE Board heard updates on the Business Models and Infrastructure Development and the launch of the new website Association CareerHQ. The board passed the budget that includes Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 16) Program of Work and specific projects in all areas of ASAE and the ASAE Foundation.

ASAE discussed its new hybrid membership model, content strategy, the new .org website coming in January, and infrastructure projects. Tomorrow, ASAE will unveil a new website called Association CareerHQ during the Opening General Session. It’s an online career center that will bring together ASAE career resources in a way for job seekers and employers.

“The business models and infrastructure updates from ASAE provided great insight for the board, and these initiatives will help ASAE enhance its offerings, engage its members, and increase awareness of ASAE with new audiences,” said ASAE Chair Susan K. Neely, CAE, president and CEO of the American Beverage Association.

The board approved the Plan of Work and related budget for FY 16 including: Great Ideas Asia Pacific, a Future of E-Learning Online Conference, and research road show. The board also received updates from the ASAE Foundation and ABSI.

“ASAE continues to be a leader in developing new research and projects that will help members understand and implement new strategies inside their organization. ASAE continues to advocate on issues that will impact its members and continually educates policymakers on how these initiatives will impact the global community,” said Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, FACHE, CPA, CAE, Chief Executive Officer of APICS, who will become Chair of the ASAE Board.

The outgoing chair of ASAE, Susan K. Neely, CAE; the incoming chair Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, FACHE, CPA, CAE; and ASAE President and CEO John H. Graham IV, FASAE, CAE, are available for interviews.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Sabrina Kidwai, APR, CAE, [email protected], 202-326-9505.

About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners representing 9,300 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. For more information about ASAE, visit www.asaecenter.org.
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