As the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation progresses, the ESSAE staff has moved to a remote setting. We are still available for you! You can reach us at the following numbers and of course, you can always email us! 

Vanessa LaClair, CAE, CMP, Executive Director | Direct Line (518) 313-7167 | Email: [email protected]

Update on ESSAE In-Person Events

To the ESSAE Members & Community: Though the Coronavirus crisis has made for unsettling times, each day we learn more and create plans to move forward. Like you, we’re following advice and guidelines from our partners at ASAE, the CDC, and the New York governor’s office surrounding precautionary measures. The health and wellbeing of our staff, attendees, partners, and community comes first, which is why, as of April 3, 2020, we’ve decided to postpone all upcoming in-person events until further notice. Additionally, as you may already know, ESSAE staff is working remotely with the full capabilities of serving our members. [MORE]

Preparing for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

News around the COVID-19 is changing daily. We pride ourselves on being a trusted partner with our members and the greater association community. As we monitor guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and the New York State Department Health, we invite you to do the same. The following resources are designed to streamline the flood of COVID-19 Coronavirus information circulating and offer tips to help you and your association move forward in this changing business environment. ESSAE will continue to update the information on this page accordingly.

Government Resources

Industry Resources

Small Business Resources

NY State of Health - The Official Health Plan Marketplace

Empire State Development

New York State Department of Labor

Paid sick and family leave

Mental Health

For Your Team

If you have any questions or would like to share what your organization is doing, please contact us at [email protected].