Welcome to the
Kentucky Society of Association of Executives

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



Mark your Calendar for these upcoming events.

2024 Leadership Summit (Please select the appropriate membership type)
Thursday, June 27, 2024
Better Problem Solving
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Transforming Your Association from Static to Strategic
Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Puttshack Outing
Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Generative AI Considerations for Association Boards and CEOs
Tuesday, August 6, 2024
ASAE Annual Session 2024
August 10-13, 2024
Marketing and Membership Survival Guide
Tuesday, August 20, 2024
Mastering Canva
Tuesday, September 10, 2024


Welcome New Members!

Aaron Cunningham
Kentucky Concrete Association

Jennifer Goodpaster
The Origin Hotel Lexington

Kenny Hoerter, Jr.
Independent Electrical Contractors of Kentucky and Southern Indiana

Jakeeva Lee
Greater Louisville Association of REALTORS

Matt Niehaus
Professional Insurance Agents of Kentucky

Audrey Petty
Limestone Events

Lori Spragens
Association of State Dam Safety Officials


2023 Award Winners 

  • Executive of the Year:

Tyler Campbell, Kentucky Rural Broadband Association

  • Emerging Leader of the Year: 

Brett Ruffing, Kentucky Concrete Association

  • Supplier of the Year:

Christine Robinett, Belterra Casino Resort