ASAE Aspiring C-Suite Leadership Summit

ASAE Aspiring C-Suite Leadership Summit

Event Information


Mar 07, 2024 - Mar 07, 2024


9:00 AM - 4:30 PM


J.W. Marriott, Jr.-ASAE Conference Center / ASAE Building

1575 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
United States

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This February and March, we invite aspiring C-Suite professionals, and those navigating the pathway, to join us for a groundbreaking event – the ASAE Aspiring C-Suite Leadership Summit. Designed by the YP to the YP to empower the next generation of leaders, this program goes beyond conventional educational events, offering a comprehensive exploration of the evolving role of associations and providing valuable insights into the current trends shaping the industry to better support your career journey.

Engage in interactive sessions that will:

  • Explore the multifaceted role of association C-suite level professionals in today's world, addressing challenges and exclusive research findings that illuminate new perspectives on association leadership, business models, and industry trends.
  • Allow participants to share experiences, learn from peers, and develop actionable strategies for current success and career growth.
  • Connect with seasoned professionals and peers and walk away with a network that extends beyond the event.

As a unique highlight, participants will have the extraordinary opportunity to hear from a distinguished panel of accomplished C-Suite Level professionals. In this panel, they will share their career journey and talk about the complex landscape, overcoming challenges, and their remarkable success. Their invaluable insights and lessons learned will provide practical guidance and inspiration to support and prepare aspiring C-Suite professionals.

In-person event registrants will automatically be enrolled in the virtual session and the in-person session (worth a total of 7.25 CAE credits).


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ASAE is committed to providing an outstanding experience for all participants. We strive for full access to the activities of these events based on an awareness of participants' needs and appropriate planning. Please refer to the ASAE Meetings Accessibility Policy. Accessibility accommodations relating to mobility, hearing, vision, or other areas may be provided.

We ask that requests for reasonable accommodations be made as early as possible, and well in advance of the event via the registration process. Onsite requests will be accommodated to the best of our ability; however, available resources may be limited. Please email Learning & Meetings to request specialized accommodation for this program.


  • Agenda

    • Thursday, March 7, 2024

      8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
      Registration and Breakfast

      9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
      Welcome and Introductions
      Ice breaker-Finding Common Ground

      9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
      ASAE ForesightWorks

      10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

      10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
      Facilitated Discussion/World Cafe

      12:45 – 1:30 p.m.
      Lunch (Included))

      1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
      Panel- C-Suite Leaders

      • Christina Lewellen, Executive Director, Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools
      • Amy Motyka, Meetings Manager, AMPED Association Management
      • Danielle Duran Baron, MA, MBA, FASAE, CAE, VP, Marketing, Communications & Industry Relations, School Nutrition Association
      • Alexis Redmond, JD, MA, CAE, Senior Director, Career Management Resources, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
      • Zerihun Haile-Selassie, CAE, Chief Financial Officer, Endocrine Society

      3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

      3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
      Structured Networking

      3:45 – 4:15 p.m.
      Speed Mentoring

      4:15 – 4:30 p.m.
      Sharing Wisdom and Wrap Up

  • Speakers

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      Debbie Trueblood, IOM, FASAE, CAE

      Senior Consultant, Association Management Center

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      Christina Lewellen, CAE

      Executive Director, Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools

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      Danielle Duran Baron, FASAE, CAE

      VP, Marketing, Communications & Industry Relations, School Nutrition Association

      Amy Motyka

      Meetings Manager, AMPED Association Management

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      Zerihun Haile-Selassie, CAE

      Chief Financial Officer, Endocrine Society

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      Alexis Redmond, JD, MA, CAE

      Sr Dir, NSSLHA, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

  • Policies

    • Our Guarantee

      Our goal is to provide truly exceptional offerings and service, and we won't be happy until you are. If any programs, products or services of ASAE do not fulfill our promise, we will make the situation right.

      Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy

      ASAE will fully refund program registrations fees in full with notifications submitted to ASAE Registration via e-mail at All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by 10 business days before the program. Requests made in writing less than 10 business days prior to the first day of the program starting will receive a refund of registration fees minus a $75 cancellation fee. Refunds cannot be approved for no-shows. Substitutions are gladly accepted at any time. Badge sharing, splitting, and reprints are strictly prohibited..

      Event Cancellation or Postponement

      ASAE reserves exclusive right to modify, postpone/reschedule or cancel programs for any reason, including but not limited to emergency, inclement weather or other 'acts of God'. If there is an event cancellation, every attempt will be made to reschedule, and registration fees will be applied to the rescheduled event date. Any travel, lodging, or incidental expenses incurred related to a cancelled event cannot be refunded under any circumstances. If a cancelled event cannot be rescheduled, ASAE will determine an equitable basis for the refund of a portion or all of the registration fees, after due consideration of circumstances and expenditures..

      Consent to Use of Photographic Images

      Registration and attendance at, or participation in, ASAE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees' image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities by ASAE and other third parties, including but not limited the venue, the host city and the host CVB.

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