Washington, DC [June 21, 2017] – The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has announced that Dr. Alice Owen, Executive Director of the Texas K-12 CTO Council, has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE®) designation. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry.
To be designated a Certified Association Executive, an applicant must have a minimum of three years with nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent examination in association management, and pledge to uphold a code of ethics. To maintain the certification, individuals must undertake ongoing professional development and activities in association and nonprofit management. More than 4,200 association professionals currently hold the CAE credential. The CAE Program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. (NCCA).
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 35,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,400 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit professions, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community.
ASAE would like to congratulate Dr. Alice Owen on her accomplishment!