ASAE Political Action Committee (APAC) is comprised of ASAE members that support ASAE’s involvement in distribution of segregated political funds to candidates for federal office who are supportive of ASAE and the association management community in government affairs issues. Members meet via conference call 8-10 times each year to discuss strategies to increase fundraising for APAC, but do not have any mandatory in-person meetings. To learn more about APAC, please click here.
Projects for 2020-2021 include:
- Actively promoting the fundraising receptions held across the country.
- Reaching out to other volunteers on councils and committees encouraging participation for APAC by promoting the APAC Champions program.
- Contacting prior donors to renew their contributions to APAC and encouraging consistent support.
- Discussing and deciding who should receive new financial support from APAC’s funds based upon their background and position on relevant issues.
- Revamping APAC’s giving levels and reaching out to new locations and donors
APAC welcomes new members who are excited and enthusiastic about fundraising and the importance of ASAE’s PAC.
*When filling out the application, applicants are encouraged to speak directly to how they meet the eligibility requirements and how they can contribute to the 2020-2021 projects of the group
- Volunteers (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 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.
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