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 an approved provider of continuing education for those holding the CAE designation.

Mark your Calendar for these upcoming events!


Friday, October 4 CEO Roundtable
@ Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute


Wednesday, October 16  KSAE Luncheon
@ Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

  • Registration & Tours start at 10:45am
  • Lunch is served at 12:00pm
  • Speaker: Steve Haffner
  • Topic: Challenge Your Invisible Mental Deceptions to Achieve Magical Results

December 11-12, 2019  Holiday Brunch
@ French Lick Resort

  • More details to come!





Welcome New Members

Jessica Dafler
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Whitney Eversole
Whiskey Row Hotel Collection

Cassie Grigsby
Kentucky Retail Federation

Eve Guilbault
The Origin Hotel Lexington

Cara Hedrick
Delta by Marriott - Ashland Downtown

Karen Kirsch

Sara Massey
Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers & American Council of Engineering Companies of Kentucky

Christina Moore
Hyatt Place Lexington

Monica Occhetti
Construction Specifications Institute

Laura Peck
Doubletree Evansville

Brian Simmons
BEST Edutainment

Ashley Vezzoso-Schaefer
Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Robin Wheeldon
Housing Authority of Somerset





2019 Award Winners 

  • Executive of the Year :

 Juva Barber, Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville

  • Supplier of the Year :

 Mae Bower, Louisville Tourism

  • Emerging Leader of the Year: 

Amanda Valdivieso, Kentucky Association of Master Contractors

  • President's Award:

 Tom & Angela Underwood, Kentucky Society of Association Executives








Thank You to Our Convention Sponsors