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> GSAE news & events 2015 Events 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. Oct OCTOBER 22-23 Leadership Academy GSAE Hosting Opportunities The host property of each luncheon will receive a reserved table during registration, the opportunity to place materials at each place setting, podium time, significant exposure and an attendee mailing list following the luncheon. This is a great opportunity to showcase your property! All GSAE luncheons are on Wednesdays. All 2016 dates are available. kick-off retreat Nov 11 Dec 9 NOVEMBER GSAE Tradeshow & Luncheon at Georgia World Congress Center, featuring economist Jeff Saut, sponsored by IPMG of Raymond James in partnership with Goldman Sachs and Lincoln Financial; food & beverage sponsorships available DECEMBER Holiday Luncheon, Awards Show, Silent Auction & Annual Business Meeting at the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center, sponsored by Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau and The Georgia Center's UGA Hotel and Conference Center 2016 Events Feb 17 Apr 20 July 13 Sep 21 FEBRUARY Luncheon - Sponsorship and hosting opportunities available APRIL Luncheon - Sponsorship and hosting opportunities available JULY Summer Luncheon - Sponsorship and hosting opportunities available SEPTEMBER Luncheon, The Abit Massey Lecture Series - Hosting opportunity available; sponsored by Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau Nov NOVEMBER Dec DECEMBER 16 14 Luncheon & Tradeshow - Sponsorship & hosting opportunities available Holiday Luncheon & Silent Auction - Sponsorship & hosting opportunities available Congratulations to Georgia's newest DELP scholar, Simona W. Marcellus, MBA Simona Marcellus has spent most of her 18-year career in marketing and currently serves as director of marketing for TAPPI, a technical association serving the paper, tissue and packaging industry for the past 100 years. She has worked on hundreds of marketing projects and managed custom advertising campaigns. She leads marketing and communications for TAPPI conferences, training, membership, publications and other products and services. Her experience spans everything from traditional marketing to launching new search marketing campaigns for her organization. She also works with their PRESS Publications group which has published nearly 300 book titles and e-learning products. Simona is responsible for membership marketing and developing key acquisition and retention programs. She is a member of TAPPI's senior management team, which focuses on developing and executing the strategic goals for the association. Simona graduated from Clark Atlanta University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Marketing and later earned an MBA. ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership manages the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP), which supports individuals from under-represented identity groups in the association community, to advance into the ranks of leadership in the association profession. DELP scholars participate in an accelerated, two year leadership program of education, mentoring, and volunteer service in the association community. connections 7

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

Message from the Chair
GSAE News & Events
New Members
Thank You, GSAE Volunteers!
SAO Leadership Program Strengthens Association on Multiple Levels
Attending Athens
Purpose, Plan, Performance
Member Perspectives: The Undeniable Significance of the Handwritten Note
GSAE Summer Events Wrap-Up
Destination: The Outer Banks
Choices: There’s No Debating Our Leaders
Index of Advertisers

Connections - Fall 2015