Welcome to the
Kentucky Society of Association Executives

KSAE is the professional organization for the paid Executive Staff of not-for-profit organizations and the Associates that supply them with goods and services. KSAE is an affiliate of the American Society of Association Executives and is approved as a provider of continuing education for those holding the CAE designation.



KSAE, KBCMPI, and SGMP Joint Meeting

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Registration and Social hour: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

Lunch: 12:00 PM 

Make plans to join KSAE for our annual joint meeting with the MPI KBC and KY SGMP when Buffalo Trace once again hosts a joint meeting of these three great organizations.

Please join us at the National Historic Landmark Buffalo Trace Distillery for the annual KSAE, MPI KBC and KY SGMP joint educational meeting. Executive member registration is complimentary for this meeting. Supplier/Associate members (member of KSAE, KBC MPI or KY SGMP) early-bird registration prior to 02/08/2016 is $30.00 (after 02/08/2016 $35.00). Non-member registration is $50.00. 


Thank You to Our 2015 Convention Sponsors


2015 Award Winners

Congratulations to our Awards of Excellence Winners
President's Award
Darlene Eakin, CAE

Executive of the Year
Richard Vincent

Supplier of the Year
Peggy Lopez

Emerging Leader
Tara Purvis

Congratulations to our new KSAE Board Members:
Juva Barber - Kentuckians for Better Transportation
Lynn Falkner - KY Assn of Master Contractors
Tara Purvis - Independent Insurance Assn of KY
Richard Vincent - Associated General Contractors of KY (re-elected)
Richard Whitehouse - KY Dental Association
Mae Bower - Louisville CVB (re-elected)
Sandy Boyken - Lexington Center
Ryan Murphay -  Holiday Inn University Plaza & Sloan Convention Center (re-elected)







KSAE job postings have always been an important membership service. Soon we will be unveiling a new national career search site to our data center. KSAE members will still be able to post their in-state jobs for free, but now a national system will also be available.

Welcome New Members

Dinah Bevington
Kentucky Optometric Association

Fowler Black
Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau

Laura Knoth
Kentucky Corn Growers Association

Ruth McBurney
Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc.

Thomas Osterbrock
Kings Island

Nick Rodgers
Kentucky Crushed Stone Association

Joint Membership Meeting with MPI and SGMP
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Association Strategy Circles Q1 – Obstacle Busting
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
CEO Round-table Meeting
Friday, April 22, 2016
Annual Keeneland Event
Wednesday, April 27, 2016