ASAE President and CEO John H. Graham IV, CAE was named 2013 “Association Executive of the Year” by Association TRENDS at Association TRENDS “Salute to Association Excellence” awards luncheon February 15 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC.

In his acceptance remarks, Graham said associations can take great pride in the many positive ways they touch society. “America is quite simply a better place to live and work because the association community is leading the way in areas like professional development, credentialing, standard setting, community assistance, research, and volunteerism,” Graham said.

Read text of John Graham’s remarks here: Graham_Trends_Speech_POSTREH