Nominate Your Peers for an FSAE Leadership Award

Every year at Annual Conference we acknowledge FSAE members who stand out for their exemplary service to FSAE and the association management community. Our Leadership Awards recognize an Executive of the Year, Associate of the Year, Rising Stars: Executive and Associate, Association of the Year and Supporting Associate Organization of the Year.

Now is the time to nominate your peers to be a 2017 recipient!

The Process:
1. Nominate your candidate(s) by May 12 - no self-nominations please
2. Nomiees complete the Candidate Questionnaire by May 19
3. Attend Conference to see who wins!

**NEW THIS YEAR: Self-Nominations for Lifetime Member status**


Leadership Award Criteria:

Nominees for any award must be an FSAE member in good standing and employed full time. Nominees cannot win more than once in each category. Click here to see previous winners in all award categories. The nominee shall also have actively volunteered in other charitable, civic or community initiatives. The Awards Committee selects the winner using an objective points-based system based on nominee’s activity.

EXECUTIVE MEMBER OF THE YEAR
Purpose: To honor the association executive who has displayed the highest commitment to professional growth and pride in association management. The candidate’s professionalism and leadership are evident in both services to the association management profession and to the community. The nominee shall be an Executive Member in good standing who has made outstanding contributions to FSAE or the FSAE Foundation. The nominee shall have had success in, and significantly contributed to, the advancement of the association management profession through his/her work with the employing association or other association-related management activities.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Purpose: To honor the Associate Member who has displayed the highest commitment to professional growth and pride in his/her profession through active involvement and contributions to FSAE or the FSAE Foundation. The candidate’s professionalism and leadership are evident in service to the profession, to FSAE or the FSAE Foundation and to the community. The nominee shall have had success in, and significantly contributed to, the advancement of his/her profession through his/her work with the employing organization or other profession-related management activities.

EXECUTIVE RISING STAR AWARD
Purpose: To honor an FSAE Executive Member who has contributed significant time and talent to FSAE’s or the FSAE Foundation’s success. The Rising Star cannot be a former or current board member of FSAE or the Foundation. The member must have been employed in the association management profession for at least three years. The nominee must have been a member of FSAE for less than seven (7) years.

ASSOCIATE RISING STAR AWARD
Purpose: To honor an FSAE Associate Member who has contributed significant time and talent to FSAE’s or the FSAE Foundation’s success. The Rising Star cannot be a former or current board member of FSAE or the Foundation. The member must have been employed to provide products or services to the association community for at least three years. The nominee must have been a member of FSAE for less than seven (7) years.

ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR AWARD
Purpose: To recognize an Association or an Association Management Company (AMC) that has demonstrated outstanding efforts, excellence and innovation related to its on-going or special programs/services which benefit their industry or profession, or the public at large.  The award is not based on the activities of any individual or group of association/AMC staff members.

SUPPORTING ASSOCIATE ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR AWARD
Purpose: To recognize a company/organization with at least one FSAE Associate member that has demonstrated outstanding efforts, excellence and innovation related to its on-going or special programs/services which benefit their industry or profession, or the association industry. The award is not based on the activities of any individual or group of employees.


NOMINATION DEADLINE: MAY 12

Click here to see previous winners in all award categories

 

Lifetime Member Criteria:

Purpose: To reward members who have supported FSAE and the Foundation during their careers. An FSAE member wishing to be granted Lifetime Member status must meet the following qualifications:

  1. Has been a member of FSAE for no less than 20 consecutive years prior to application. If the member is from another state, membership in that state’s SAE will be counted toward this requirement;
  2. Has been a financial donor to FSAE Foundation for a minimum of 10 years, or most recent data available. If the member is from another state, donation to that state’s SAE will be counted toward this requirement; 
  3. Has served as a member of an FSAE or Foundation committee or board;
  4. Has received an FSAE Executive of the Year or FSAE Associate of the Year award;

Lifetime members shall be entitled to all rights and privileges of membership except to hold office. Lifetime members are not required to pay dues, but they must donate to the Foundation annually to keep “Lifetime Member” status.

Process: Members who meet the criteria will self-nominate for a Lifetime Member award and supply historical information for review. Names of eligible members will be presented to the FSAE Board for approval and announced during the Awards Ceremony at Annual Conference.

 

Deadline: May 12, 2017

2016 Award Winners: Rachel Luoma CAE; Kristin Marshall; Richard Brown, MBA, CAE; Cheryl James, Partners in Association Management and Visit Tampa Bay

 

2015 winners

2015 Award Winners: Paul Ledford, CAE; Darin Henry; Christy Gandy, Mary Malone, FL Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Assn, Marriott International and Site Search

 

2014winners

2014 Award Winners: Rusty Payton, CAE; Meg Caldwell, CMP; Adrienne Bryant, CAE and Jason Carroll, CMP 

 

2013winners

2013 Winners: Jim Ayotte, CAE, Jim Wacksman and Lisa Chamberlain, CMP