Rare Opportunity to See Foremost Association Expert in Person!
Rare Opportunity to See Foremost Association Expert in Person!
  Jen: This Is Your Need to Know News for March 3, 2023

[1] How to Keep Your Board's Culture Healthy

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Guest commentator Steve Francks, CEO of the Washington REALTORS, will lead a conversation on keeping boards and boardrooms productive and collegial. Keep what’s going on outside your organization from derailing the important work of your board. 

Executive/Governance/Leadership PIC


[2] WSAE Provides Rare Opportunity to Hear Foremost Presenter

"Building a Fit-for-Purpose Association Board"
Presenter: Jeff De Cagna, FRSA, FASAE
Wednesday, March 29 & Thursday, March 30, 2023
Seattle Waterfront Marriott

Attend WSAE's upcoming Next Level Leadership Summit to not only learn how to calibrate your board for the future, but engage with an association professional who has profoundly influenced the nonprofit community. Watch Jeff's video to hear why this is a must attend program. Double your value - until space is sold out, all registrations include an additional full program registration for an individual from the same organization (must be a WSAE member in good standing/space limited).

Executive/Governance/Leadership PIC


[3] Deep Dive Designed to Help You Lead Your Team

"How to Lead at Each Development Stage of
Your Team: Unlocking the Power of Each
Employee Stage of Development at Work"
Presenter: Arel Moodie | Wednesday, June 7, 2023 Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort
This pre-convention deep dive explains the stages adults develop through life and how each stage has its own unique characteristics, qualities, skill sets, fears, and motivators - helping you to better manage the messiness of leadership. By understanding the stage of development your team is in, you can better lead them and understand them. This work can help unite us based on who we are and appreciate those around us.

[4] Turn Transactions Into Opportunities for Connection
By Amanda Kaiser

An area that is begging for experience transformation is all the little transactions we have with members. Examples of transactions are joining, renewing, buying, applying, registering, and downloading. Read more in Amanda's blog about how transactions do not have to be boring, but an opportunity to engage. You will also not want to miss Amanda's Art of Association Management virtual session, "Elevating Engagement" on April 20, 2023.

[5] Safeguards for Association Members and Staff

Active shooter risk is something association leaders and event planners must account for in their workplaces and their meeting and event planning. The following resources are from the Risk Management Society.
Calendar of Events
Mar 8 
Mar 8 
Mar 15 - 16 
Mar 17 
Complimentary Introduction to 6-Month Series
Board Chairs Academy (See Below)
Mar 21 
Mar 27 & 28 
Mar 29 & 30
Apr - Sept
Board Chairs Academy - 6-Month Series
Third Sector Company in Partnership with WSAE
Apr 5 
Apr 7 
Spring CAE Cram Session (Virtual)
Presented by MSAE 
Apr 12 
Shop Talk - Save the Date
Pro Tips for Recruiting Top Talent 
Apr 20 
Art of Association Management - Elevating Engagement (Virtual)
Presenter: Amanda Kaiser 
Apr 26 
May 10 
Shop Talk - Save the Date
Event Networking Tips  
June 7 
June 7 - 9 
WSAE Annual Convention
Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort
Tentative Schedule  |  Registration
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Finance/Legal/Business - FLB
Government Relations/Advocacy - GRA
Marketing/Communications/Publications - MCP
Meetings/Events/Sponsorship - MES
Membership Management - MM

Professional Development/CAE - PDC
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