ASAE Updates Lobbying Guidelines

In conjunction with American Associations Day last month, ASAE’s Public Policy Committee released an updated version of ASAE’s Association Lobbying Guidelines. These guidelines reinforce ethical principles association lobbyists and all association professionals strive to uphold when representing their members before government officials. The ASAE Public Policy Committee formed a diverse working group to tackle the… Read more »

Association Advocates Storm the Hill

Association advocates from more than 30 states trekked to Capitol Hill today for American Associations Day 2018, ASAE’s legislative fly-in. The fly-in participants shared personal stories of how their associations use non-dues revenue to fulfill their mission, and shared statistics that support the power of associations and the many contributions they make to society. The… Read more »

Healthcare Tops ASAE’s Advocacy Survey

Healthcare policy, including the possible expansion of association health plans (AHPs), tops the list of advocacy concerns for association executives in ASAE’s 2018 Advocacy Priority Study. Every year, ASAE surveys its CEO and government relations executive members from across the country to gather feedback on where ASAE should focus its public policy resources, as well… Read more »

Help Educate Congress on the Value of Non-Dues Revenue

This March 21-22 at American Associations Day, ASAE’s legislative fly-in, attendees will meet with over 200 Congressional offices to educate them on association tax issues and The Power of A. As Congress worked to overhaul the tax code late last year, associations and other tax-exempt organizations were mostly spared from onerous changes to the tax… Read more »

ASAE Announces Sentinel Awards

ASAE will present Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Rep. Scott Taylor (R-VA) with a 2018 Sentinel Award during American Associations Day March 21 in Washington, DC. ASAE will also present Wendy Kavanagh, CAE, president of the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE), with ASAE’s Association Political Leadership Award, for her stalwart support of ASAE’s advocacy… Read more »