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2023-2024 Executive Management Professionals Advisory Council

Signup Deadline: 05-01-2023
Starts: 07-01-2023
Ends: 07-31-2024
Location: Online Opportunity


The Executive Management Advisory Council is composed of association thought leaders who guide and recommend content for ASAE programs, events, publications, and other resources related to the needs and interests of CEOs and senior staff executives. 

Focus for 2023 -2024

  • Works closely with ASAE staff and members to provide insight into the unique challenges that CEOs and C-level staff face in their roles.  

  • Executive Management Advisory Council is focused on creating a sense of community and engagement in ASAE among CEOs and other C-level staff executives by utilizing the Collaborate platform. 

  • Assist in the development of content (education sessions and articles) and acts as moderators, and speakers for ASAE events. 

  • Supports the elimination of barriers to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in all we do. 


    ·      Virtual orientation/kickoff meeting in July 2023. Date and time will be determined. (Required for new members).

    ·      There will be an opportunity to meet in-person on Saturday, August 5, 2023 as part of the ASAE Annual Meeting

    ·      The council will meet in the winter of 2024. It will include a hybrid option. A poll will be used to choose the date.

    ·        Conference calls will be held as needed.


    Virtual Happy Hours every other month:

    • Optional events for sharing information and networking for Council members.
    • Periodically the Councils opens the Happy Hour to non-council members to encourage a sense of community and engagement.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • 3+ years of experience as a CEO or in a C-Suite level role
    • Familiarity with ASAE Foundation’s research, Associations Now, and ASAE meetings

    Additional Information:

    • New volunteers are required to attend the volunteer group’s orientation in order to serve.
    • Council members (or their organizations) pay their own travel expenses to attend meetings. ASAE does not reimburse Committee or Council members for travel.
    • Members can only serve on one (1) volunteer group (council or committee) at a time.

    Selection Process:

    EMAC is looking for four (4) new members for the 2023-2024 term which means not all applicants will be accepted for this committee. The selection committee is comprised of the incoming volunteer chair, the incoming volunteer vice chair, the outgoing volunteer chair, and the ASAE executive staff liaison. The ASAE staff liaison plays a supporting role in this process. Final approval of volunteers is given by the ASAE Board chair-elect.

    Applications- Applicants should clearly define, in their application, how they can best serve on this group as outlined in the above description.

    Additional Information:

    • New volunteers are required to attend the volunteer group’s orientation in order to serve.
    • Council members (or their organizations) pay their own travel expenses to attend meetings. 

    Diversity of Voice- With support of ASAE staff, the selection committee utilizes the ASAE Board Diversity Policy and Volunteer Model to ensure the group is comprised of a variety of voices from the membership.  To support this effort, all ASAE members can log into their main ASAE account and update their information in their ASAE Profile to ensure it is complete and up to date.


    • New volunteers are required to attend the volunteer group’s kickoff meeting in order to serve.
    • ASAE does not reimburse Committee, or Council members for travel.
    • Members can only serve 1 (one) volunteer group (council or committee) at a time.

    Diversity and Inclusion Statement 

    In principle and in practice, ASAE values and seeks diversity and inclusive practices within the association management industry.

    ASAE promotes involvement, innovation, and expanded access to leadership opportunities that maximize engagement across identity groups and professional levels. Identity groups include and are not limited to age, appearance, disability, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, nationality, professional level, race, religion, and sexual orientation.

    Volunteers Needed:

    3 (0 open slots)

    Experience Required:

    No Experience Necessary




    Wanda Little-Coffey, CAE