Celebrating Three New Certified Association Executives in Australia and New Zealand

12 Jul 2023 10:38 AM | Sarah Gamble (Administrator)

The Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE) is thrilled to announce the addition of three new Certified Association Executives (CAEs) to the growing cohort in Australia and New Zealand. Anne Livingstone, Gregory Harford, and Kylene Schlebusch have achieved this distinguished global credential, representing the highest level of professional recognition in the association industry.

The CAE Commission of ASAE, a leading global organisation for association professionals, has been at the forefront of recognizing and promoting excellence in the field. With the addition of these three accomplished individuals, the total number of CAEs worldwide now surpasses 4,500. This milestone is a testament to the increasing significance of the CAE credential and its impact on the association industry.

Congratulations to Anne Livingstone, Research & Projects Director at Global Community Resourcing/Aged Care Industry Technology Council, Gregory Harford, CEO at Retail NZ, and Kylene Schlebusch, Administration Manager at the Hire Industry Association of New Zealand, for their outstanding achievement in earning the CAE credential. They have demonstrated exceptional dedication, knowledge, and commitment to their respective fields. Their achievement of the CAE credential speaks volumes about their expertise and the impact they have made within their organisations and the industry.

AuSAE, in partnership with ASAE launched the first localised version of the CAE credential in New Zealand and Australia in February 2021. This localised CAE program has provided association professionals with a unique opportunity to enhance their skills, knowledge, and professional standing within the industry. AuSAE remains committed to championing the CAE credential and furthering the profession of association management.

Recognised as the highest professional credential in the association industry, the CAE designation signifies a deep understanding of association management principles, ethical standards, and best practices. CAEs possess the skills to navigate complex challenges and drive positive change within their associations. By earning this credential, Anne Livingstone, Gregory Harford, and Kylene Schlebusch have established themselves as industry leaders, equipped to drive their respective associations forward and make a lasting impact.

The achievement of these three remarkable professionals is a celebration and also an inspiration for others in the association management industry. It serves as a reminder of the importance of continuous professional development and the value of the CAE credential. Aspiring association executives can follow in their footsteps by registering for the AuSAE 10-Week September Spring CAE study group. For more information about the credential or to register for the September Spring study group visit the AuSAE website www.ausae.org.au/cae

Congratulations again to all!

The Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE)

Australian Office:
Address: Unit 6, 26 Navigator Place, Hendra QLD 4011 Australia
Free Call: +61 1300 764 576
Phone: +61 7 3268 7955
Email: info@ausae.org.au

New Zealand Office:
Address: 159 Otonga Rd, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand
Phone: +64 27 249 8677
Email: nzteam@ausae.org.au

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