ASAE Names Jennifer Novesky as Vice President of Membership & Volunteer Engagement

June 15, 2022

WASHINGTON— Jennifer Novesky, MPS, is joining ASAE as vice president of membership & volunteer engagement, effective July 18, ASAE President and CEO Michelle Mason, FASAE, CAE, announced today.

Novesky has more than 20 years of experience and demonstrated success in the association management profession, most recently serving as managing director of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) in Landover, MD. Among her many responsibilities at BMES, Novesky formulated and executed member recruitment and retention strategies resulting in individual membership and stakeholder engagement growth. Prior to BMES, Novesky held key positions at American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), Research!America, Voices for America’s Children, Council on Foundations, the United Way of America and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). 

As vice president of membership & volunteer engagement, Novesky will develop and deliver an actionable membership engagement strategy in support of ASAE’s strategic framework. In addition to overseeing ASAE’s membership development activities, Novesky will lead ASAE’s volunteer efforts, ensuring the development and implementation of a more sustainable ASAE volunteer program that maximizes engagement, contributes to operational efficiencies and impacts future growth.  

“ASAE is very excited to welcome Jenn Novesky to our exceptional staff team,” Mason said. “Jenn’s expertise and results-driven work ethic will assist ASAE in better aligning our membership and volunteer engagement strategies with our strategic framework. As a member-driven organization, ASAE is stimulating new thinking and creating our own disruptive growth strategies to meet members’ changing needs, as well as developing new ways to enhance the volunteer experience through increased flexibility, training and use of technology.” 

"ASAE is my professional home and has been for some years so I am honored to have been selected for this position,” Novesky said. “I look forward to utilizing my 20+ years of membership, volunteer leadership, advocacy, and association management experience to help bolster ASAE's membership and volunteer engagement strategies in new and exciting ways. I am ready to hit the ground running to get to know the members, volunteers and staff in the coming months and to work with you to improve the measurable impact of our field."


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About ASAE

ASAE is a membership organization of more than 45,000 association executives and industry partners. Since it was established 100 years ago, its members have and continue to lead, manage, and work in or partner with organizations in more than a dozen association management disciplines, from executive management to finance to technology. With the support of the ASAE Research 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. Visit ASAE at