Description: The Membership Professionals Advisory Council works to support ASAE’s professional interest community for association membership professionals (and association professionals with membership responsibilities) by creating valuable resources, providing feedback on appropriate ASAE educational opportunities, and creating community. This council meets twice a year virtually to include a kick-off meeting and a mid-year meeting. Quarterly calls are also a part of this council functionality to help meet the demands of your peers in the industry.
• Current position serving in a membership role, overseeing membership functions in an association, or consulting to associations on membership initiatives.
• Five or more years of professional membership experience preferred, with a minimum of one year serving in a membership role with or for an association.
• Broad membership expertise or deep expertise in a specific membership area (e.g., recruitment, retention, chapter relations) that would serve as a foundation for surfacing useful content and engagement for members of the broader Membership Community.
• Knowledge of membership issues faced by associations and professionals working in associations.
- Orientation in mid- July (Date TBD) - This meeting is required for all new volunteers
- Kickoff Meeting in early August (Date TBD) - This meeting will be held virtually and is required
- In-person Meeting - Saturday, August 20, 2022 (Not required)
- Quarterly calls as needed
- New volunteers are required to attend the volunteer group’s kickoff meeting to serve (Virtual).
- 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 1 (one) volunteer group (council or committee) at a time.
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.