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> GSAE news & events Save the Date for GSAE Events in 2015 GSAE's calendar offers more than 25 hours of CAE-matched programming this year. GSAE has been approved for Preferred CAE Provider status through the CAE Commission. Our list of events is always available online at (Learn/Calendar View). Various Shared Interest Group meetings will be added throughout the year. Sep 16 Nov 11 Dec 9 SEPTEMBER The Abit Massey Lecture Series featuring President Jere Morehead, University of Georgia NoVEMBER GSAE Tradeshow & Luncheon at Georgia World Congress Center, featuring economist Jeff Saut DECEMBER Holiday Luncheon, Awards Show, Silent Auction & Annual Business Meeting GSAE Leadership Academy Applications Available The Leadership Academy includes updated content that GSAE members identify as most critical and relevant for association professionals today. Earn up to 54 CAE hours. $95 for GSAE members and staff. 1. The Association Ecosystem and Governance Issues 2. Strategy, Change and Decision-Making 3. Creating Member Value/Determining ROI 4. Shaping the Association Experience: Brand, Identity, Touch and Technology 5. Human Capital: Engaging Employee and Volunteer Talent 6. Leading Groups and Teams/Conflict Management 7. Everyday Innovation and Idea Management 8. Challenges and Choices: Charting Your Professional Pathways The 2015-16 Leadership Academy's kick off retreat is Thursday and Friday, October 22-23. Apply today online at Call for Leadership Nominations The GSAE Nominating Committee is soliciting names of members interested in serving on the GSAE Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee will include Past Chair, Susan Cheshire, CAE, Chair, Jim Fowler, CAE, Chair elect, David Ellis, CAE, and two at large association executive members (to be named by the GSAE Board of Directors on August 27). Three seats for individual association member directors and one seat for a corporate supplier director will be available for two-year terms, beginning January 1, 2016. If you or someone you know would like to be considered, please send the name and a brief description of qualifications to Wendy. All candidates must be members in good standing. Deadline for nominations is October 1, 2015. The slate of nominees will be offered to the membership for review no later than November 8, 2015. Board members and officers will be accepted and installed at the GSAE Annual Business Meeting on December 9th. Relevant Bylaws: At least ninety (90) days prior to the annual business meeting, the Board of Directors shall appoint a Nominating Committee of five (5) persons, each of whom shall have been an Individual member of the Society for at least two (2) years. The chairman shall be the Immediate Past Chair. Others on the committee shall be the Chair, Chair elect, and two other members not currently serving on the GSAE Board of Directors. Names of nominating committee members and an invitation for recommendations for candidates for nomination shall be announced to the membership at least sixty (60) days prior to the annual business meeting. The nominating committee shall submit at least one (1) name for each available elective office of the Society and said slate shall be presented, in writing, to the membership at least thirty (30) days prior to the annual business meeting and again, orally, at the annual business meeting. connections 7

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Connections - Summer 2015

Message from the Chair
GSAE News & Events
New Members
How to Build a Stronger Volunteer Program
Volunteer Risks and Rescues
The List: Micro & Ad Hoc Volunteer Jobs in Associations
Engaging Your Members with Mobile Technology
By the Numbers: Volunteering
2015 GSAE Annual Meeting
Destination: Nashville
Choices: A Quiet Conversation with a Dear Friend
Index of Advertisers

Connections - Summer 2015