Volunteer: Get Involved in ESSAE

As association executives and industry professionals, we know first-hand what strong committees are capable of achieving. The Empire State Society of Association Executives (ESSAE) is committed to providing our members with ongoing opportunities to meet new people, develop professional skills and make game-changing contributions to the association management profession. We have a variety of opportunities to get involved with ESSAE. In addition to committee volunteer opportunities, you can also get involved through our speaking, partnership, and writing opportunities!

Volunteer for a Committee
Because ESSAE is a first-class organization, we constantly seek out great leaders for key roles in ESSAE. These volunteer positions are not only vital to the continued success of ESSAE, but they are also designed to be career-building and great fun for you!

Find the Best Fit
We have a variety of volunteer opportunities and invite you to bring your skills to ESSAE. Whether you want to be a leader or simply lend a helping hand, we have an opportunity for you. Our members’ expertise in the areas of membership, governance, education & programming, marketing, and technology resources allow us to continue our success. Check out the list of committees you could join and add your expertise!

  • 2024 & 2025 Trade Show Committees (association executives & meeting planners needed!)
  • Nominations & Leadership Development
  • New “Strategic Services” Task Force
  • Rita Lashway Scholarship Committee
  • New “Association Board Management” Curriculum Development Task Force
  • 2024 - 2025 Association Leadership Academy (ALA) Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Program Committee
  • Government Affairs Committee (GAC)
  • Certified Association Executive (CAE)
  • Awards Committee
  • By-Laws

In addition to our committees, we have event and micro-opportunities available!

  • Panelists and Speakers
  • Event Registration Desk
  • Introduce Session and Breakout Speakers
  • New Member Ambassadors
  • And many more!

Write for the ESSAE E-News
In an effort to continue to be the vehicle for sharing best practices, creating a dialogue and advancing our profession, ESSAE is seeking writers to submit content for the bi-monthly E-Newsletter.

How to Get Involved
Volunteering is just as easy as it is rewarding. If you choose to make a difference in your profession, and have a great time doing it find a way to get involved and let us know:

Volunteering: We are looking for motivated ESSAE members to join our committees. Fill out the committee interest form.

 Submit your contact information and session details online here.

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