Case Study: Texas Society of Association Executives

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Like many associations, the Texas Society of Association Executives relies heavily on its print publication as a tool to engage members and earn non-dues revenue. The post Case Study: Texas Society of Association Executives appeared first on Association Adviser. From the Front Lines Marketing & Communications Membership Texas Society of Association ExecutivesWe love that Naylor is always bringing new ideas to the table, and they are always open to trying something new.

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Groups Concerned Pending Texas Bill Could Weaken LGBTQ Protections

Associations Now

A coalition of business groups and convention and tourism leaders, which includes ASAE, is expressing concern that a pending bill in the Texas Legislature could weaken protections for the state’s LGBTQ workers. ASAE is joining a coalition of business and tourism groups in voicing concern that a pending bill in the Texas Legislature would weaken protections for LGBTQ workers in the state. ASAE is opposed to legislation that would harm Texas’s reputation as a welcoming state.

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ASAE Set to Oppose Discriminatory Bill in Texas

Associations Now

ASAE is preparing to fight a bill in Texas, where the first is likely to emerge. Texas will be the next battleground in the ongoing state-level debate over so-called religious freedom laws that ASAE and others view to be discriminatory and harmful to the economy. Some Texas Republican lawmakers and Lt. We have many members and partners in Texas, and we don’t want to see that happen there.”.

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Raising spirits: How a Texas community is engaging residents during COVID-19


Reaching out to those in need and strengthening connections are part of the culture at Harvest, a 1,200-acre large-scale community under development in Argyle, Texas. Produce from the farms and residents’ gardens, as well as canned goods, are being donated to the North Texas Food Bank. The post Raising spirits: How a Texas community is engaging residents during COVID-19 appeared first on Ungated: Community Associations Institute Blog.

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Texas House Considers Discriminatory Bill Alternative

Associations Now

ASAE, business groups, and convention bureaus oppose a new Texas House bill meant to replace a controversial Senate bill that would dictate bathroom use policies. A Texas House committee held a hearing into the early Thursday morning hours on an amended version of House Bill 2899, which would prevent municipalities and school districts from establishing bathroom use policies. ASAE does not support ongoing efforts in the Texas legislature to change social policy in Texas.

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ASAE Joins Business, Hospitality Groups to Oppose Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’

Associations Now

Saying that a bill introduced in Austin last week would discriminate against the LGBT community and hurt business in Texas, ASAE and others in the hospitality, meetings, and association industries announced a joint campaign to oppose it. Graham IV, FASAE, CAE, said in a statement [DOC] released Wednesday by the “ Texas Welcomes All ” campaign. SB6, or the Texas Privacy Protection Act , was introduced last week by Sen.

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New Campaign Celebrates the People, Experiences of Texas

Associations Now

With its “What I Like About Texas” summer campaign, the Texas Travel Industry Association is sharing Texans’ favorite things about the state to catch the attention of visitors. What do you like about Texas? That’s the question the Texas Travel Industry Association wants the public to answer in the spirit of country artist Gary P. Nunn’s song “What I Like About Texas.”.

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ASAE Joins Tourism, Business Groups to Oppose Texas “Religious Refusal” Bill

Associations Now

Saying that a pending bill in the Texas Legislature would discriminate against the LGBTQ community and hurt business, ASAE, along with others in the tourism, business, and association community, held a press conference to oppose it. ASAE joined business and tourism leaders in Austin on March 27 in opposing Senate Bill 17 , a pending bill in the Texas Legislature that would weaken LGBTQ rights in the state.

ASAE Cites Discrimination, Business Impact in Testimony Opposing Texas Bill

Associations Now

As a Texas Senate committee considered a proposed “bathroom bill” in a Tuesday hearing, ASAE submitted written testimony opposing SB 6, saying the measure discriminates against members of the LGBT community and is bad for business. The Texas legislature has an opportunity to quash SB 6 before it has a chance to adversely impact the state’s economy,” ASAE President and CEO John H. ASAE has thousands of members, business partners, and volunteer leaders who live and work in Texas.

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Chew on This: Texas Beef Council Aims for Millennials

Associations Now

With the beef industry struggling to break through to a younger audience, marketing groups in the space are working extra hard to make the pitch—even in Texas, home of the cattle ranch. Texas trade groups—particularly the Texas Beef Council, which is responsible for marketing the protein standby in the state—are working to revamp the industry’s marketing approach, according to a Texas Tribune report.

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Texas Apartment Group Campaign Looks to Recruit New Workforce

Associations Now

The Texas Apartment Association Education Foundation’s new campaign seeks to find them. A new campaign from the Texas Apartment Association Education Foundation aims to raise awareness of the growing apartment industry and draw new professionals to fill the open positions. The post Texas Apartment Group Campaign Looks to Recruit New Workforce appeared first on Associations Now With industry growth comes the need for new professionals.

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Still No “Bathroom Bill” in Texas as Special Session Ends

Associations Now

Opponents of a bill that would have restricted restrooms available to transgender people celebrated its demise in the Texas legislature, at least for the moment. The Texas legislature concluded a special summer session a day ahead of schedule Tuesday night without passing a controversial measure that would have required transgender people to use the restroom of their gender at birth.

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Roller Coaster Safety Questioned After Texas Death

Associations Now

A woman’s death at a Texas amusement park has some questioning the safety of thrill rides, but a survey by an amusement park trade group found the chances of being seriously injured on these rides are slim. The death of a Texas woman on a Six Flags roller coaster last week is a rare occurrence, according to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, which conducts an annual injury survey of fixed-site amusement rides.

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Pro-Cuba Trade Group Finds Support in Texas

Associations Now

Engage Cuba, which is looking to build congressional consensus for a broader trade policy, has found a groundswell of support among business leaders, universities, and trade groups in Texas. The United States’ fledgling efforts to bring Cuban trade back to life are getting rolling, thanks in no small part to Texas. thaws, last week revealed that more than three dozen members have joined its Texas council alone. But for some products, Texas is already there.

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Oil Industry Group Sues Over Texas Fracking Ban

Associations Now

Facing a ban on hydraulic fracturing in Denton, Texas, the extraction method’s birthplace, the Texas Oil & Gas Association is asking for an injunction to stop a ballot measure from taking effect. It didn’t take long for a hydraulic fracturing ban in the Texas city of Denton to face its first legal challenge. Phillips, a lawyer for the association and a former chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court, wrote in a news release [PDF].

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Texas Court Rejects Claim That Association’s Lawyer Represents Members

Associations Now

In a decision involving the Texas Automobile Dealers Association, a state appeals court rejected an argument that the association’s general counsel had an attorney-client relationship with a member embroiled in a lawsuit. An appeals court decision in Texas addresses some important questions about the relationship between an association general counsel and the organization’s members.

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Alumni Group’s Rapid Response Connects Texas Aggies Amid Hurricane Harvey

Associations Now

The Association of Former Students, Texas A&M Foundation, and the sports website TexAgs moved swiftly this week to provide a relief forum for Aggies affected by the storm and its aftermath. Sponsored by the Association of Former Students and Texas A&M Foundation, the forum , hosted on the sports website TexAgs, provides a central place where Aggies (Texas A&M students and alumni) can find or offer assistance during the crisis.

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From the Corner Office: Beth Brooks, CAE, Texas Society of Association Executives

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December 2012 -- Leadership This month, the Corner Office spotlight shines on Beth Brooks, president of the 1,000-member Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE). By Association Adviser staff

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Chickens, and then it takes off (TX)

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A case from the Texas Court of Appeals that starts with chickens (emotional support chickens?) and deteriorates from there. Read the PDF…………………………………………… Case Discussions Legal & Legislative News Texas Articles

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A Year After Texas Explosion, Federal Report Outlines Progress on Fertilizer Safety

Associations Now

According to a new government report to the president 14 months after last year’s massive explosion in West, Texas, much needs to be done to encourage safe practices when storing volatile fertilizers such as ammonium nitrate. Last April, an unusually powerful explosion shook the town of West, Texas—and the fertilizer industry as a whole. The report comes just days after a fire at a fertilizer plant in Athens, Texas—less than 100 miles from West.

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How to Avoid HOA Fraud (TX)

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Read the article………………………… We recommend the following tips: Condo & HOA Articles Fraud & Embezzlement Texas ArticlesWhile the vast majority of all HOA volunteers only want to help their community be the absolute best it can be, it never hurts to optimize your board’s financial protection strategy.

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What Do You Include in the HOA Budget?

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Each year, the board is tasked with overseeing both the operating and reserve budgets and adjusting them accordingly to best meet the needs of the association. Read the article………………………… Budgets Condo & HOA Articles Texas ArticlesThoughtfully planning and preparing for the annual HOA budget is not easy, but it is crucial to the day-to-day and long-term success of the community.

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Three years after Harvey, Kingwood continues to battle for flood mitigation (TX)

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Established in 1970, Friendswood Development billed Kingwood as The Liveable Forest — a neighborhood on the northeast side of Houston that was lush with trees and space, unlike the concrete jungle downtown. Read the article……………………………… Disaster & Long Range Planning National Condo & HOA News Texas Condo & HOA News

How to Reconvene Annual Meeting (TX)

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Read the article……………………… Annual/General Meetings Condo & HOA Articles Texas ArticlesHave you ever been in a situation where you planned and prepared for your important HOA annual meeting, but then did not meet quorum? If so, or if you would like to learn more about what to do in such a situation, please read on.

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TSAE Rallies to Hold First Meeting in Houston After Hurricane Harvey

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W hen the Texas Society of Association Executives gathered in Houston earlier this month for the New Ideas Annual Conference , it was the first major event to take place in the city after Hurricane Harvey devastated Southern Texas with historic flooding. During the opening session, TSAE Board Chairman and Executive Vice President of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas Christopher Williston IV, CAE, told attendees, “You did not call to cancel.

What Associations Can Learn from Bumper Stickers

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Features Leadership Marketing & Communications American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Association membership Association of Chamber of Commerce Executive Georgia Veterinary Medical Association Independent Bankers of Texas (IBAT) membership National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Tennessee SOciety of Association ExecutivesMost of your association members are in your corner, but don’t ever take them for granted. Like a bumper sticker, they can peel away fast.

Associations bring meetings back to Houston

Aaron Wolowiec

When the Texas Society of Association Executives gathered in Houston in September for the New Ideas Annual Conference, it was the first major event to take place in the city after Hurricane Harvey devastated Southern Texas with historic flooding

Leading People Through Change: An Essential for Success

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It is a part of the Texas Society of Association Executives’ CEO Strategies series sponsored by the Fort Worth CVB. Features Leadership association communication change change management communications plan communications planning Jennifer Blenke leadership sustainability Texas Society of Association ExecutivesJennifer Blenkle, Frameworks.

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Meet Brandon Jones - Enterprise Account Executive at MemberSuite


Meet Brandon Jones, an Executive Account Executive from Texas that enjoys restoring old cars and trucks. Learn more about Brandon in this month's Employee Spotlight

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Want More Members? Better Get to Know Them

Association Adviser

1 response the Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE) received when it recently asked members to identify their biggest challenges. Membership member recruitment membership Texas Society of AssociationsBy Elsbeth W. Russell. Recruit, retain, engage and repeat. While these directions may remind you of the instructions on a shampoo bottle, they are some of the biggest top-of-mind missions for most associations these days. Here’s why. “Membership” was the No.

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From the Corner Office: The Wisdom of Wading Into the Pool Before Going Deep

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This month’s Corner Office spotlight shines on Christopher Newton, president of the 700 member Texas Food & Fuel Association. Incidentally, Texas has more convenience stores than any other state (14,000) and our members own, operate and supply more than 10,000 of them. AA: Very impressive considering the Texas Food & Fuel Association is a new organization. Chris Newton.

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Chapters Impacting the 2020 Census

Mariner Management

The Alabama, Illinois and Texas Chapters of American Academy of Pediatrics are among those taking action. Texas Chapter is working to promote the census through the Texas Educators in Advocacy and Community Health (TEACH) Network, a collaborative of pediatric residency programs.

How to be a World Changing Leader

Association Leaders

My brother-in-law graduated from the University of Texas. One wall of his room is painted burnt orange and the skull of a Texas Longhorn hangs on it. Recently, my brother-in-law sent me a copy of the text of the University of Texas 2014 Commencement speech given by Naval Admiral William H. I’ve often thought fondly of UT. I remember watching great UT football teams in the 1970′s and again in the 2000′s.

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Why you should pony up the cash for your social media strategy

Association Success

For the communications team at the Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA), the value lies in building a network of supporters — not in building membership. . “We It might seem counterintuitive to decide to pay for something everyone usually gets for free. .

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As Ransomware Attacks Grow, Groups Tell States and Municipalities to Be Vigilant

Associations Now

Even before a major cyberattack on local governments in Texas, associations and trade groups were calling on states and municipalities to change their security practices. A major ransomware attack affecting numerous government agencies in Texas is putting associations on the responsive—and highlighting their calls for taking preventive action elsewhere.

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Membership Hack: Community Service Days

Associations Now

The Hotel Association of North Texas hosts regular community service days that deepen member engagement while giving volunteers a chance to make a positive impact locally. To provide members a meaningful way to give back to their community, the Hotel Association of North Texas (HANTX) hosts routine days of service.

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Five Things You Missed at Wild Apricot’s First User Conference

Wild Apricot

The conference took place between April 8 - 10, in downtown Austin, Texas. Last week we hosted our first ever Wild Apricot User Conference as part of Personify’s Annual user conference, PersoniFest. Here are the highlights