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Stanley L. Stone, FSAE Past President in 1964, recently passed away this July. Stone was involved in FSAE for over 30 years and received the Executive of the Year Award in 1992. He was 84 and lived in Tamp
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Michael Joseph Garcia passed away on Thursday, 23 June 2017 following a 10-month battle with brain cancer. Michael was surrounded by his family and loved ones throughout his final days. Mike has been a member of FSAE since 200
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Congratulations to FSAEs newest Certified Association Executives (CAEs)! Alina Cooper, CAE, Business Development Director PSI Examination Services Glendale, CA Mary Kate Cunningham, CAE, Director, Public Policy ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership Washington, DC Larry Darnell, CAE, Director of Information Systems, Florida Dental Association, Tallahassee, FL Robert (Bob) McFalls, CAE, President & CEO, Florida Philanthropic Network, Tampa, FL Stephanie M. Thomas, CAE, Director of CPE Operations, FICPA Educational Foundation, Tallahassee, FL
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Congratulations to FSAEs newest Certified Meeting Planners (CMPs)! Sarah Duff, CMP,  Florida Health Care Association Stephanie Humphrey, CMP, Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association Christina Michael, CMP Florida Health Care Association Kathy Bradley Sheldrake, CMP, Florida Society of Association Executives
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In March 2017, The Florida Head Start Association (FHSA) Board of Directors announced that Wanda Minick has been named as Executive Director. “Mrs. Minick is sure to provide FHSA remarkable guidance and success," said FHSA President Louis Finney, Jr. "FHSA needs a leader with a vision to move the association forward. The board has great confidence Wanda will develop meaningful relationships with FHSA members and our partners with the highest integrity. She is a leader who will ensure our mission to serve and advocate for Florida Head Start children and families will continue to prosper." Wanda’s resume includes over 20 years’ experience in sales and marketing. ...
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Partners in Association Management was recently named one of Florida’s Best Companies To Work For by Florida Trend Magazine.  Partners in Association Management ranked #15 in the Small Company Category. The firm is a six time winner. Congratulations Partner
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Fern Management Services has taken the Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Association of Realtors to new heights for revenue and technology...  Now they are doing the same for the Orlando based Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors. Sue Fern, CEO and Founder of FMS is pleased to be adding an Orlando office and to her team in Florida.
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At the June 2017 meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Partners in Association Management was recognized by Governor Rick Scott with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award. The Governor’s Business Ambassador Award is given to individuals for their efforts in creating jobs and opportunities for Florida families. “It is an honor to have our firm recognized for its role as an employer. Our wonderful staff should be proud of this recognition as they are the people that allow us to fulfill our corporate mission. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with numerous state, regional, and national nonprofit organizations and assist their volunteer leaders in achieving ...
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nancy d. Stephens & Associates (NDS), an association management company based in Tallahassee, Florida, has named Amanda Bowen as Vice-President. Ms. Bowen joined the company in 2015 as Director of Communications, where she handled traditional and social media communications for NDS and its clients. She has increasingly been given more responsibility, now wearing a variety of hats including Executive Director for the Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists and Executive Director for the Manufacturers Association of Florida. With her new title will come a leadership role, assisting with client relations and business growth, in addition to her current ...
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Lisa Chamberlain, CMP has been promoted to National Account Director for Visit Tampa Bay. Congratulations Lis
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Lily Etemadi joins the Private Events Team at the University Center Club. As a 10+ year veteran of destination marketing and corporate event planning, Etemadi brings a creative perspective and will continue the growth of the UCC as a place for celebrating and collaborating all year. Lily is on the Board of Directors for the Junior League of Tallahassee and is a Leadership Tallahassee (Class 32) graduate. Congratulations Lil
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Hard Rock International announces plans to open its fourth property in Florida, bringing the brand’s iconic vibe to Daytona Beach in late 2017. The 200-key property will bring unparalleled music offerings and amenities to one of Florida’s most well known vacation destinations. The beachfront property is in collaboration with Summit Hospitality Management Group (Kathy Masterson) and managed by Hard Rock International.
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We are pleased to announce our 2017-18 Board of Directors and Foundation Trustees: FSAE Board of Directors Officers Chair: Vicki Long, CAE; EVP, FL Assn of the Am Institute of Architects Chair Elect: Rachel Luoma, CAE; Chief Staff Executive/Vice-President, Partners in Assn Management, Inc. Treasurer: Jim Ayotte, CAE; Executive Director, FL Manufactured Housing Assn Secretary: Adrienne Bryant, CAE; Account Executive, IntrinXec Management, Inc. Immediate Past Chair: Al Pasini, CAE; Chief Operating Officer, LeadingAge Florida Directors At Large Keyna Cory; Executive Director, FL Recycling Partnership Fran Gilbert, CAE; Executive Director, ...
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The FSAE Foundation is pleased to announce our 2017 Professional Development Grant recipients. This year, the Foundation has awarded 22 grants totaling $13,000. These grants are possible because of our corporate partner donors, Hyatt Hotels in Florida, Marriott International Hotels & Resorts of Florida, Naylor Association Solutions, Salamander Hotels & Resorts ; auction donors & patrons; and member donations to the FSAE Foundation. Thank you! Hyatt Hotels in Florida Grant: Jason Carroll, CMP, Executive Director, Friends of the Riverwalk Carolyn D. Hinson, CGMP, Assistant to the Board, Leon County Schools, School Board Administration Eileen Johnson, ...
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In February, Jason Carroll, CMP returned to Tampa to lead the not-for-profit Friends of the Riverwalk organization as its first dedicated Executive Director. And he returned to FSAE! Prior to this position, Jason served as a Regional Account Executive with Visit Tampa Bay, where he traveled extensively to promote the area as a tourism destination. However, Jason's tenure at FSAE was with The Florida Aquarium, where he rose in the ranks from an Events Coordinator to Sales Manager to Director of Sales and Events. Friends of the Riverwalk's mission is to enhance the quality of life and build a stronger sense of community in Tampa by preserving the waterfront ...
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After 32 fantastic years, Janet Gay is taking her grand journey into retirement and moving on to new adventures.  Starting JHG Marketing as the first hotel site selection company in Florida, Janet is very proud of her accomplishments and attributes much of her success to hotel partners and amazing clients. JHG Marketing will continue running full steam ahead with Marianne Short and Beth Dye taking the helm.  Marianne will soon be working from a new office location in North Tallahassee and Beth will continue working from her Clearwater office.  Congratulations Janet
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Elizabeth Oberman recently joined the FL Manufactured Housing Assn as Director of Marketing & Communications. Elizabeth is responsible for overseeing and managing the association’s websites, social media accounts, developing membership and industry promotional materials, producing the electronic newsletter and preparing press releases and letters to the editor. Congratulations Elizab
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Sue Fern with Fern Management Services announced new clients and staff for the Palm Harbor-based association management company.  Recently they took over management of the International Women’s Brass Conference (association) and the Women in Trucking Foundation.  Both organizations are looking to grow and develop with the support of the FMS team.  Fern Management added to their team of Association Managers with the addition of Sandi Lundin who will work with Sue Fern on the development of the two new clients.    Congratulations Su
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Mitch Rickey , Senior Account Executive for Marriott International announced his retirement effective May 2017. Mitch has provided more than 40 years of loyal hard work and service to Marriott during which his co-workers, customers, leaders and other hoteliers have recognized him for his unbridled dedication and his passion for excellence. Congratulations Mitch! Elaine Eccleston ,  Mitch Rickey , Chip Minick and Christian Passath on a recent visit to the FSAE Offi
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Association Management Systems (AMS) Abila and Aptify have joined forces with YourMembership to form a powerful and unified family of technology-leading brands to better serve associations, nonprofits and government entities. Together, they will operate under the name of Community Brands , building a connected eco-system of software and services. The unification creates one of the world’s largest technology and services groups dedicated to helping member- and donor-centric organizations. Learn more at www.communitybrands.co
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