For Immediate Release
Contact Maureen Thielemans; 703-739-2330 ext. 1022
ARLINGTON, VA.—ASAE has announced that Cecilia M. Plaza, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Vice President of Academic Services at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE®) designation. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry.
To be designated as a Certified Association Executive, an applicant must have a minimum of three years’ experience with nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent examination in association management, and pledge to uphold a code of ethics. To maintain the certification, individuals must undertake ongoing professional development and activities in association and nonprofit management. More than 4,300 association professionals currently hold the CAE credential.