Register Today: Art of Financial Management
Register Today: Art of Financial Management
  Jen: This Is Your Need to Know News for January 10, 2024

[1] Days to Remember and Celebrate

Diversity is a Daily Practice

Being aware of ethnic holidays is key for respectful scheduling and creating inclusion for your team and members. We've assembled some multicultural dates below to help. Visit our DEI toolkit for even more resources.

[2] Shop Talk with Us Today at 12:30

Building Financial Resilience
Investment Strategies and Policies for Associations

Guided by guest commentator Bob Heck, MBA, CFP, Kiley-Juergens Wealth Management, today's Shop Talk will help you stay informed about sound financial management and reporting practices key to securing your association's financial stability. You will also learn about effective investment policies based on today's ever-changing economic landscape.
[Shop Talks deliver practical learning that fits into 30 minutes for busy association professionals. Experts, thought leaders, and practitioners from inside and outside the association world share what works. If you want to spend a short amount of time learning, connecting with peers, and learning more about what WSAE does, join us at 12:30 p.m. for the January WSAE Shop Talk. Registration is complimentary and open to everyone. Value .5 CAE credits]
Complimentary Registration

[3] The Art of Financial Management

Thursday, February 1
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | $59

Back by popular demand this workshop strengthens your knowledge for financial accounting and reporting. Learn with other finance professionals, association executives and board members seeking an understanding of the financial intricacies specific to associations.
Located at the Washington Association of Realtors headquarters in Olympia and presented in partnership with Clark NuberCatch early bird rates valid thru January 12. Value 2.5 CAE credits.
Register Early

[4] WSAE Call For Sessions

Planning is underway for the 2024 WSAE Annual Convention located at the Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, June 5 - 7, 2024.  Please share this call widely! Responses due by Wednesday, January 23. 
Session topic ideas can be sent directly to and our team will source the presenter and resources for you.
Respond Here

[5] New Association CEO's Summit

Join CEO and leadership team association professionals as we learn and collaborate on ways to hone our leadership practice and advance organizational resilience. Presented in partnership with Lowell Aplebaum, FASAE, CAE, CPF, the Next Level Leadership Summit combines expert-led discussions on executive leadership strategies and executive presence with valuable networking, in a friendly, safe and supportive space. If you are a new CEO or want to refresh your foundational skills and grow your professional network, this program is built for you.
Located at the new Muckleshoot Casino Resort in Auburn. Catch early bird rates valid thru February 2. Value 5 CAE Credits
Register Early
Upcoming Events
Jan 10
Jan 11
WSAE Board of Directors Meeting 
Jan 15 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - WSAE Offices Closed 
Jan  23
Feb 1 
Feb 14 
March 6-7 
June 5-7 
2024 Annual Convention, Save The Date! 
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Tulalip Resort Casino
Jeremy Arp
Whitney Byxbee
Jeanette Kebede, CAE
Julie Koske
Car McNeil

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Kelly Darbyson
Yakima Convention Center

April 3 - 4, 2024
Seattle WA
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