To be designated as a Certified Association Executive, an applicant must have experience with nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent examination in association management, and pledge to uphold a code of ethics. To maintain the certification, individuals must undertake ongoing professional development and activities in association and nonprofit management. More than 46,000 association professionals currently hold the CAE credential. The CAE Program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
“We’re incredibly proud of Monica’s achievement,” said WHLA President & CEO Bill Elliott. He continued, “In addition to all of the required course hours that go into earning the CAE, many more hours of study and preparation go into passing a rigorous exam. Monica has proven herself as an association professional, and we couldn’t be happier to have her on our team."
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 44,000 association executives and industry partners. Since it was established 100 years ago, its members have and continue to lead, manage, and work in 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.
WHLA is a nonprofit trade association representing hotel and lodging properties in the state of Wisconsin. Established in 1896, WHLA represents all sizes and types of lodging properties throughout the state, providing valued industry services that include marketing, legislative representation, industry education and resources in addition to a legal assistance program. At the federal level, WHLA is proud to partner with the American Hotel & Lodging Association.
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