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Serving Associations.

NYSAE At a Glance

"It’s the networking! Sometimes talking with people who do what you do brings your own challenges into better focus."
Lynda Roy, The College Board

Founded in 1919, the New York Society of Association Executives mission is to lead in advancing and serving the profession of association and not-for-profit management.

NYSAE is the "association of associations" which are headquartered in the Tri-State region of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut. NYSAE's members are full-time paid chief executives and middle managers of trade associations, professional societies, voluntary organizations, other not-for-profit organizations and supplier firms.

NYSAE currently represents over 1,000 regular and associate members from not-for-profit organizations and supplier firms in the metropolitan New York area. However, we advocate on behalf of thousands more...

The Size of the New York Association Community Tells the Story

130,000 Employees Strong

The New York association community alone employs over 130,000 people.

$5.2 Billion

NYSAE members from associations headquartered in the New York Region control over $5.2 billion a year in meetings and conventions spending as follows:

 

Meetings held nationally

$3.1 billion

Meetings held in New York State

$1.2 billion

Meetings held internationally

$.9 billion

 

$1.9 Billion

Additionally, the internal combined annual spending of the associations in New York State is estimated as follows:

 

Technology

$93 million 

Printing & Publishing

$100 million 

Staff Travel

$51 million

Legal Fees

$31 million

Insurance Premiums

$33 million

Accounting, Auditing

$14 million

Rent and Office Management

$1.6 billion

Leadership


2014-2015 Chair
Lester N. Shafran, LLB, JD, Independent Payphone Association of New York


Chair-Elect

Michael Weamer, Executive Vice President, American Heart Association

Vice-Chair
Gerard Thiers, Executive Directer, ASAH

Treasurer
Susan Hennig, United Airlines

Immediate Past Chair
Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH, American Thoracic Society

President & CEO








Joel A. Dolci, CAE, New York Society of Association Executives


Board of Directors 
The organization is lead by the Board of Directors and are responsible for directing the organization, its finances and resources. All committees report up to a board liaison.


Committees
The committees are composed of volunteers and are charged with developing NYSAE's annual activities. The committees, made up by volunteers, are lead by a chairperson and vice chair. Each committee meets 4-6 times per year, reporting up to a board liaison.

Contact Information

New York Society of Association Executives
322 Eighth Avenue, Suite 202
New York NY 10001
Phone: 212-206-8230
Fax: 212-645-1147
Email: info@nysaenet.org