shared interest groups

GSAE's Shared Interest Groups (SIGs) offer one of the best resources for association executives and professionals. These self-directed groups of GSAE members focus on a particular area and delve into various topics within that area. SIG meetings often qualify for Certified Association Executive credit (normally 1 hour per meeting). 

Shared Interest Group FAQs

Shared Interest Group Handbook

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available shared interest groups (sigs)

CAEs After Dark - An online GSAE discussion group for CAEs only to continue their education.

Communications SIG - For anyone who has communications as part of their day to day function

Emerging Professionals SIG - This SIG is designed for GSAE members who are new to the association profession and are interested in connecting with peers and leaders to grow professionally. Join the discussion and learn about upcoming events by becoming a fan of the Facebook page today.

Fundraising/Development Professionals SIG - For association professionals looking to learn and share best practices and creative strategies around fundraising in the association world.

Government Relations SIG - For association professionals who have an interest in government relations or who work in an advocacy environment.

Meetings SIG - For those who plan association meetings, conferences and tradeshows. 2019 meeting dates: March 27, April 4, April 17, July 10, Oct. 23 and Dec. 11

Small Association Staff SIG - Designed for staff of associations with 10 or fewer employees. Focuses on best practices and sharing resources.

Pajama Brigade AKA Telework SIG - For those who telecommute and/or maintain full time home offices. 

meet the gsae sig leadership

Damian Kavanagh, Ed.S., CAE
Executive Director
MISBO
CAES AFTER DARK

Carly Sharec
Director of Communications & Events
Georgia Chiropractic Association, Inc.
COMMUNICATIONS SIG CHAIR

Tiffany Kindred
ACPE The Standard for Spiritual Care & Educations
EMERGING PROFESSIONALS SIG CHAIR

TBD
EMERGING PROFESSIONALS SIG VICE CHAIR

Jasmine Okafor, M. Div.
Development Specialist
ACPE The Standard for Spiritual Care & Education
FUNDRAISING/DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONALS SIG CHAIR

Michael Sully Sullivan, JD
President & CEO
American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia (ACEC Georgia)
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS SIG CHAIR

Connie Bergeron, CMP
President
Site Selection Solutions, Inc.
MEETINGS SIG CHAIR

Amy Hokkanen
Independent Meeting Planner
Amy's Star Meetings
MEETINGS SIG VICE CHAIR

Kevin Priger
Complex Sales Manager
Atlanta's Technology Park Conference Hotels
MEETINGS SIG VICE CHAIR

Betsy Eddy
Director of Events
Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association (SAHMA)
SMALL STAFF SIG CHAIR

 Mike Pennington, CAE, QBO
novi Evangelist
novi AMS
PAJAMA BRIGADE AKA Telework SIG CHAIR