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FSAE Staff


Frank Rudd, CAE, CMP

President & CEO

Direct: (850) 702-0943
Email: frank@fsae.org

Frank is a graduate from the Association Management program at Florida State University. His Association Management experience began over 25 years ago working with Peggy McCollum at McCollum Management and Meetings. From there he served as the Director of Meetings at the Florida Home Builders Association. Frank then served as the Executive Director for the Florida School Food Service Association. Most recently Frank served as the Executive Director of the Florida Engineering Society and the Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers.

 

Hester Ndoja, CAE
Vice President, Membership & Development

Direct Line: (850) 702-0944
Email: hester@fsae.org

Hester Ndoja joined the FSAE staff in January 2008 and was promoted to Vice President in May, 2015. She is the staff liaison for the Membership Committee, Scholarship Committee, Silent Auction Committee, Executive Series Luncheons, and fundraising. She earned the Certified Association Executive designation (CAE) in 2009.

A native of Tallahassee, Hester graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Public Relations. After graduation, Hester lived and worked in Florence, Italy for over a year in marketing and promotions. Ciao Italia! Hello Association Management! Prior to joining the FSAE team, Hester worked for the Florida Association of Health Plans as the Operations Manager for more than 4 years.

Questions? Here's Who to Contact:

  • Event Registration: Laura
  • Roundtables: Laura
  • Update Profile/Membership: Laura
  • Events/Education/Conference: Events
  • Membership/FSAE Foundation/Donations: Hester
  • Online/Silent Auction: Hester
  • Marketing/Website: Adrian
  • Source Magazine Editorial: Adrian
  • Finance/Billing: Sandy

Interested in advertising with FSAE?
Contact our ad sales representative Sue Damon at suedamon1@aol.com or call 850.926.3318

  

Adrian Amos Honderick, CAE
Director of Marketing & Communications

Direct Line: (850) 702-0946
Email: adrian@fsae.org

Adrian joined the staff in September 2012. She serves as staff liaison for the Awards Committee, Conference Marketing Committee, Associate Advisory Committee and the Young Professionals Task Force.

Adrian has over 15 years of experience creating innovative marketing and communications for businesses and organizations. Most recently she worked for the corporate office of Homes & Land Affiliates where she has developed online marketing tools and print materials for the franchise network since 2007. Having a rich history with associations and non-profits, Adrian worked for the Florida Justice Association for seven years as Member Services Coordinator, as well as the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Refuge House organizations.

Adrian has lived in Tallahassee for most of her life, but also claims Savannah, GA as home. She graduated from Radford University (VA) with a degree in English and a deep love for reading and expressing herself through writing.

 

Kathy Bradley Sheldrake, CMP
Education & Events Manager

Direct Line: (850) 702-0942
Email: kathy@fsae.org

Kathy Bradley Sheldrake joined FSAE in June 2016 as our Education and Events Manager. A professional planner with a wealth of experience, Kathy most recently worked as an event lead at JM Family Enterprises in Deerfield Beach where she planned meetings, events and conferences for Southeast Toyota Distributors.  Previously, she served as trade show and event director at Crawford & Company in Atlanta, where she also served as a member and chair of the exhibit advisory committee for the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS).  Kathy recently returned to Tallahassee after a lengthy conference and meeting planning career in South Florida.  She is a graduate of Florida State University, where she majored in Communications, and is a member of Meeting Professionals International. 

 


Sandy Merrill
Office Manager

Direct Line: (850) 702-0945
Email: sandy@fsae.org

Sandy Merrill joined the FSAE team in May 2015. She has a broad range of experience in both associations and corporations, combining 25 years of membership, sales, accounting, and administration. Sandy worked for a national corporation for 15 years before joining the Florida Dental Association as the Member Services Coordinator for 9 years. She most recently served as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Florida Podiatric Medical Association. Sandy will manage the day-to-day operations, along with human resources and accounting functions.

 

Laura Wesolowski, MPA
Membership & Program Coordinator

Direct Line: (850) 702-0833
Email: laura@fsae.org

Laura Wesolowski joined the FSAE team in September 2015. She brings professional development, event planning, and membership services experience from her work with Florida State University’s Center for Leadership and Social Change, the Tallahassee Ballet, and the Florida Network of Youth and Family Services. At FSAE, she will be working to support the Vice President, Membership & Development as well as the Education & Events Manager. Laura earned her bachelors in Political Science and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Florida State University, and truly bleeds garnet and gold. Go Noles!