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Shared Interest Groups

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

JOIN A SIG

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

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

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

Meet the GSAE SIG Leadership

Shared Interest Groups

Damian Kavanagh
Damian Kavanagh
Ed.S., CAE Executive Director MISBO
CAEs After Dark, organizer
John Roch
John Roch
CAE Director of Communications ACPE The Standard for Spiritual Care & Education
Communications SIG Chair
Janell Martin
Janell Martin
CAE Jr. Project Manager/Business Analyst American College of Rheumatology
Emerging Professionals SIG Chair
Molly Whobrey
Molly Whobrey
CAE Business Analyst/Association Manager Meeting Expectations
Emerging Professionals SIG Vice Chair
Jasmine Okafor
Jasmine Okafor
M.Div. Development Specialist ACPE The Standard for Spiritual Care & Education
Fundraising/Development Professionals SIG Chair
Michael Sully Sullivan
Michael Sully Sullivan
JD President & CEO American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia (ACEC Georgia)
Government Relations SIG Chair
Connie Bergeron
Connie Bergeron
CMP President Site Selection Solutions, Inc.
Meetings SIG Chair
Amy Hokkanen
Amy Hokkanen
Independent Meeting Planner Amy's Star Meetings
Meetings SIG Vice Chair
Betsy Eddy
Betsy Eddy
Director of Events Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association (SAHMA)
Small Staff SIG Chair
Mike Pennington
Mike Pennington
CAE, QBO novi Evangelist novi AMS
Telework SIG Chair