Volunteer Opportunities

Get involved with MSAE by joining a committee, task force or council. Select the sign-up button and complete the form to begin participating, or contact Kim Gools, Membership Director, with any questions . Meet the volunteer leaders who help run each opportunity.


Committees help the association as a whole. They are directly responsible to the Board of Directors

Task Forces | Councils

Legislative Committee

Take a leadership role on legislative or regulatory activity that impacts associations and not-for-profit organizations. Keep members informed on legislative issues, administration actions or ruling and court decisions affecting the industry or profession.


Marketing Committee

Have a passion for marketing, social media,graphic design, branding or copywriting? This committee provides an opportunity for volunteers to be engaged in different aspects of marketing and communications with the goal of providing value to the MSAE membership with every touchpoint.

10-15 Meetings (Annually)

Membership Committee

Help establish MSAE as the must-have membership for association leaders and professionals by having direct hand in creating and implementing a membership plan and member engagement strategy.

5-6 Meetings (Annually)

Emerging Professionals - Membership Subcommittee

Interested in helping to grow and engage MSAE's emerging professionals community? Join this committee brainstorm ways to identify, recruit, integrate and engage emerging professionals into all dimensions of MSAE.

4 Meetings (December-August)

Industry-wide Association Membership Promotion - Membership Subcommittee

This subcommittee is all about bringing greater awareness to association world in the state of Michigan through industry-wide association membership promotion.

6 Meetings (Annually)

Task Forces

A task force or planning team is a special group assembled for the purpose of dealing with a specific objective.

Committees | Councils

Awards Planning Team

Be a part of the team that plans the Diamond Awards Ceremony, a program that recognizes excellence and innovation in the Michigan association sector.

5 Meetings (December-August)

Diversified Revenue Task Force

Create a program that provides unique affinity services to associations and their members. Ideal for those who stay current on the latest services and products.

4 Meetings (Annually)

Golf Planning Team

Organize the annual spring golf outing, which draws around 100 Michigan-based association and supplier professionals to golf courses across the state. Perfect for those interested in relationship building among the association community.

5 Meetings (December-August)

Law Symposium
Planning Team

Help craft one of our top seminars of the year. Association Law Symposium provides the most current, timely issues in legal, risk management, finance and HR that an association manager needs to know.

5 Meetings (May-August)

Legislative and Public Policy Conference Planning Team

Help plan the annual conference that kicks off the legislative agenda for the year. This conference promotes interaction between members and candidates, legislators, and freshman legislators.

5 Meetings (August-January)

Public Policy Work Group

Help outline a standard of conduct; establish regular ongoing public policy/affairs education to members on legislative rules and conduct; discuss training for the freshman caucus and their staff.

4 Meetings (Annually)

ORGPRO 2016 Planning Team

Create the premier learning experience for association professionals in Michigan while maximizing the interaction between buyers and sellers in the association arena.

9 Meetings (December-August)

Golf Subcommittee - ORGPRO 2016 Planning Team

Helps recruit sponsors and golfers for the annual ORGPRO Golf Outing.

6 Meetings (October - June)

Host Subcommittee - ORGPRO 2016 Planning Team

Consists of the host location (typically CVB), who is responsible for the planning and execution of the EduTour and Opening Night Reception.

6 Meetings (October - June)

Program Subcommittee - ORGPRO 2016 Planning Team

Responsible for identifying and contacting potential speakers and developing content for the convention.

6 Meetings (October - June)

Silent Auction Subcommittee - ORGPRO 2016 Planning Team

Assist in gathering silent auction items to help benefit a local charity, MSAE scholarship and MSAE building fund.

6 Meetings (October - June)

Sponsorship Subcommittee - ORGPRO 2016 Planning Team

Assists in recruiting sponsorships from properties and facilities to enhance ORGPRO.

6 Meetings (October - June)


Need Description

Committees | Task Forces

CMP Advisory Council

Drive the advancement of the CMP program and the CMP community through education and programs.

4 Meetings (Annually)

CMP Continuing Education and Summit - CMP Advisory Council Subcommittee
(Planning Team)

Assists in the planning and execution of the programming content, social/special events, sponsorships and logistics of the CMP Summit and the Meeting Track at ORGPRO.

6 Meetings (January - October)

Engagement and Communications - CMP Advisory Council Subcommittee
(Planning Team)

Assists with the promotions and marketing of the CMP designation, CMP relevant events and membership on the CMP Advisory Council.

4 Meetings (Feb – Sept)

CMP Prep Course - CMP Advisory Council Subcommittee
(Planning Team)

Assist with the execution of the CMP Prep course to help create new CMPs, and help identify subject matter experts for the 10 domains within the CMP International Standards. Please note there will be more of a time commitment during the CMP Prep Course

6-10 Meetings (Aug - Dec)

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