Boa Earns CAE
CAS Director of Communications and Marketing, J. Michael Boa, has obtained the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry and is granted by the American Society of Association Executives. Less than five percent of all association professionals have earned the CAE.
To be designated as a Certified Association Executive, an applicant must have a minimum of three years’ experience in nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 75 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent examination in association management, and pledge to uphold a code of ethics. Approximately 3,300 association professionals currently hold the CAE credential, which was first awarded in 1961.