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2019-2020 International Section Council

Signup Deadline: 05-06-2019
Starts: 08-10-2019
Ends: 08-01-2020
Location: Kick-Off Meeting- ASAE Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH volunteer opportunity location


The International Section Council (ISC) supports association executives whose role in associations includes international activities and outreach. The role also includes support for the growing field of association management worldwide

The Council’s primary objectives:

  • Serve in an advisory capacity to ASAE
  • Provide member-led content, engagement opportunities and educational offerings to meet the needs of practitioners and organizations working globally; such as: webinars, authoring AssociationsNow articles and curation of articles, submission of sessions, peer reviewers and program advisory committees.
  • Identify global association professionals and help bring their expertise to ASAE content.
  • Represent, connect with and engage the larger body of ASAE international members.

Meeting Requirements:

  • This group requires two in-person meetings with one of those meetings scheduled at the ASAE Annual Meeting in Columbus, Ohio August 10, Saturday, 2019 at 8 am to 12 pm. This meeting is mandatory for new council members.
  • A second meeting will be held in the winter of 2020 in DC at the ASAE Headquarters or held in conjunction with an ASAE event held elsewhere. In person attendance is expected, virtual attendance may be offered for the second in-person meeting. There will be no virtual option for the kickoff meeting.

Skills Needed:

  • Experience in global development
  • Ability to advise and support the creation of international content for ASAE members
  • Industry experience needed: 5-7 years in internally operating association


  • New volunteers are required to attend the volunteer group’s kickoff meeting in order to serve. There is no virtual option for this meeting.
  • Council members (or their organizations) pay their own travel expenses to attend meetings. ASAE does not reimburse Board, Committee, or Council members for travel.
  • Members can only serve on 1 (one) yearlong volunteer group (council or committee) at a time.
  • New members must attend a virtual orientation session prior to Annual Meeting. New members can either participate live during the orientation or listen to the recording of the session.

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.


Consultants - International
International Affairs
International Affairs
IS - International Section

Volunteers Needed:

4 (0 open slots)

Experience Required:

4 - 6 Years Industry Experience


Ashley Roberts