Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives
DFWAE Statement on Social Injustice PDF Print Email
Friday, June 05, 2020 06:45 PM

DFWAE Statement on Social Injustice
In the midst of challenging times, it is important that we as leaders and associations set an example within our profession and the fields that we represent. DFWAE supports all efforts to identify and combat racism and other forms of intolerance and to promote the values of respect, equality, and inclusion. Please join us as we commit to creating and maintaining a welcoming environment now and in the future. We are all in this together.

 

 
DFWAE Events and COVID-19 PDF Print Email
Monday, March 09, 2020 11:19 AM
DFWAE Events and COVID-19  -- Updated July 10, 2020

DFWAE as always puts the health and well-being of its members in first place and we recognize that this is a rapidly evolving situation. 

DFWAE puts the health and well-being of its members in first place. We are closely monitoring advisories and updates from the CDC and the WHO as well as other healthcare and regulatory organizations. At this time, all in-person DFWAE events will be converted to virtual format through November 2020. Please forgive any short notice on event registration as we work to finalize speakers and schedules. 

Thank you for your continued support of DFWAE.

How can we help?

For more than two decades, DFWAE has been an educational resource for the association industry. Our goal to be a relevant source of knowledge and information is now more important than ever.  We value feedback from our association  professionals, CVB staff members, hoteliers and other companies that provide products and services to associations. What can we do to help you through this challenging time? Share your professional challenges and how can DFWAE can help. Not a member? Join today!

New! DFWAE Cares Grant Program

The DFWAE Board approved a new program to aprovide dues support for local professionals who are experiencing hardship due to COVID-19’s effect on the economy. More information on that program, including the application form and the ability to donate to support area professionals, will be provided in the coming weeks.

 
DFWAE 2019-2020 Officers, Directors Announced PDF Print Email
Monday, August 05, 2019 03:29 PM

DFWAE 2019-2020 Officers, Directors Announced

The Dallas-Fort Worth Association Executives Nominating Committee is pleased to announce its officers and directors duly elected by acclamation for 2019-2020.

“I’m truly grateful to have served as your president this year,” said Kris Williams, CAE, DFWAE 2018-2019. “This group of volunteers is completely amazing. Their knowledge, expertise, solid ideas, and true commitment to their profession underpins everything we’ve accomplished. Thank you!”

All the officers and directors will be sworn into office on July 17, during our annual Awards Luncheon: Celebrate Associations.

PRESIDENT

Jonathan Kraatz – USGBC Texas Chapter

PRESIDENT ELECT

Mollie Pillman, MS-HSM, MBA, CAE – Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

SECRETARY

Darrin Scheid, CAE – American College of Emergency Physicians

TREASURER

Shawna Strickland, PhD, CAE – American Association for Respiratory Care

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Kris Williams, CAE – International News Media Association

 

New Directors with terms beginning July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.

REGULAR MEMBER DIRECTOR

Valerie Bakies-Lile, CAE – American College of Osteopathic OBGYNs

REGULAR MEMBER DIRECTOR

Natalie Clark – Promotional Products Association International

REGULAR MEMBER DIRECTOR

Kimberly Hopkins – CREW Dallas

REGULAR MEMBER DIRECTOR

Beth Roach – Dallas Human Resource Management Association

ASSOCIATE MEMBER DIRECTOR

Leslie Shannon – Salmon Sims Thomas

CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU DIRECTOR

Amanda Wells – Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau

 

Returning Directors through June 30, 2020

REGULAR MEMBER DIRECTOR

Shasta Foy, CAE – Society of Petroleum Engineers

REGULAR MEMBER DIRECTOR

Gary Hines, CAE – Pipeline Research Council International

REGULAR MEMBER DIRECTOR

Greg Vaughn – Texas Association of Workforce Boards via Board appointment July 17, 2019

ASSOCIATE MEMBER DIRECTOR

David Ferrer – Personify

“I am really looking forward to working with this new board. We’ll continue building on the foundation that the 2018-19 build built, and will set a strategic plan for DFWAE in the coming weeks and months,” said Jonathan Kraatz, incoming DFWAE president.