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Next Generation

You've worked hard to get where you are, and always go above and beyond to help your nonprofit to stay ahead. Now, it's time to take the next step and invest in your success.

Grow Your Career >


As a forward-thinking professional, it’s time to take your career to the next level by joining the most experienced network of professionals in the greater New York City area.

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The C-Suite

Life in the C-Suite presents a nonstop series of challenges for even the most experienced association professionals. Count on NYSAE to provide peer level support.

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Career Transfer

Are you new to the world of associations or nonprofits? Looking for ways to connect and network with others who have made a successful transition to an association career?

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Associates / Suppliers

Are you looking for a fast way to meet prospective customers and decision makers? Join NYSAE to connect with the region’s most influential network of nonprofit executives.

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NEW! Organizational Membership Types - Learn more about this new membership program.

Calendar of Events

Each program year, NYSAE offers several educational, networking and professional development events. We are currently developing events for the 2019-2020 program year. Keep an eye on this space while we plan out the details!

Blog Stop

  • Motivating volunteers is the work of patience. Encouraging words, thoughtful goals, and kind reciprocation can make volunteering fun and meaningful. While motivating volunteers can take weeks, months and years, a few seconds is all we need to demotivate volunteers. Volunteers can become disillusioned, angry, and disconnected when associations: Blame them Fail to give thanks Assign meaningless work Give unclear goals or direction Do not use the work they produced Switch goals or direction ...

  • Membership and Credentials Associate   Job Description:   Nonprofit Association seeks a Membership and Credentials Associate.  Responsibilities include supervision of customer services, management of database (knowledge of iMIS a plus), renewal and recruitment, online social media and print programs, volunteer coordination, standards development and credentials review, generation and analysis of reports, budget development and financial monitoring of programs. Staff liaison to Certification ...

  • Member engagement is what makes associations successful. Member engagement should be every association’s first goal because everything from revenues to member satisfaction to advancing the profession or industry flows from this single goal. Member engagement is everyone’s job Some association professionals argue that member engagement is the membership department’s job. Not so. Member engagement is everyone’s responsibility. Every communication, interaction, benefit, service, product, or event ...

Meet Our Chair

Gerard M. Thiers, CAE, Executive Director of ASAH, serves as the NYSAE Chairperson and has been involved in a number of NYSAE activities for several years. Gerry is a respected leader on state and national levels.

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Members of NYSAE can enjoy many career defining benefits and opportunities, including:
  • Superb Educational Programs
  • Various Membership Types for All Needs
  • Extensive Networking Opportunities
  • Industry Insights through InView Newsletter
  • and more...


Recent Articles from InView Newsletter

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Lost Potential and Performance Evaluation
The late songwriter Harry Chapin's 1972 anthem to loneliness and missed opportunity strikes a chord in all of us. The song's protagonist, Harry, aspires to be a pilot, while his sweetheart, Sue, longs for acting fame. Instead, both end up in dead end situations, wallowing in the misery of potential lost...

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