Location: OLC Education & Conference Center, 9400 W. Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL
Career Level: Entry- and mid-level professionals
Fee: $450 (member); $600 (non-member)
Discount and Forum Plus: Forum Plus Members: If there are five or more Forum Plus member employees attending this course, you are eligible for a 10% discount on each registration. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to take advantage of this discount.
CAE Domain and Credit Hours: 6 hours
An orientation for association professionals, Association 101 is designed to provide a solid foundation of knowledge and appreciation for the unique environment, culture and dynamics of associations.
After attending this session, you’ll be able to:
- Learn the nature and scope of associations
Receive information to support career advancement
Gain understanding of the working relationships between volunteers/members and staff
Enjoy networking opportunities
About The Presenter(s):
Jacqualine Price Osafo, CAE
Director of Membership and Development
Water Quality Association
Jacqualine Price Osafo, CAE, is the director of membership and development for the Water Quality Association (WQA). Jackie is responsible for recruitment, retention, member benefits, sponsorship, and non-dues revenue for more than 2,500 member companies who served the water treatment industry. Jackie is the staff liaison for three Sections and the Membership Committee. As the staff liaison to the Business Operations Task Force, Jackie is charged with identifying speakers and topics for annual convention. As a member of the Leadership Team, Jackie participates in the planning and implementation of WQA’s organizational strategies.
Jackie has served as a presenter for: Forum Forward, Holiday Showcase, Association101, and co-facilitator for the CAE Study Group. Jackie was previously the chair of the Membership SIG, Membership Task Force, and Forum Forward. Jackie has also served on ASAE’s Membership Sectional Council, Membership Development Committee, and CAE Community Outreach Committee. Jackie is the recipient of the 2017 Association Professional Achievement Award.
Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE program. Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.