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Advocacy Corner: Week of 04/05/19 Bookmark

Advocacy Corner: Week of 04/05/19

April showers bring May flowers – welcome to spring!

American Associations Day, the Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT), and a look ahead at the potential future of your association’s membership data as U.S. “big tech” reignites debate of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in MSAE’s advocacy round-up through Friday, April 5th.

Advocacy Corner: Week of 03/08/19 Bookmark

Advocacy Corner: Week of 03/08/19

Welcome to March! A repeal was introduced to combat Unrelated Business Income Tax, minimum wage advocates reignite 2018 Lame Duck debate, and Governor Whitmer released her 2019 budget recommendation.

Advocacy Corner: Week of 03/01/19 Bookmark

Advocacy Corner: Week of 03/01/19

Advocacy Corner: Week of March 1, 2019

Updates to the national Unrelated Business Income Tax, another round of Michigan auto insurance reform, state redistricting, and more in MSAE’s advocacy round-up through Friday, March 1st.

Advocacy Corner: Week of 02/22/19 Bookmark

Advocacy Corner: Week of 02/22/19

Advocacy Corner: January thru Mid-February Round-Up

Michigan’s 100th Legislature, executive branch, and the Michigan Supreme Court have each seen significant movement in shaping the state public policy arena through the first several weeks of 2019. A State of the State Address, a much anticipated release of the 2019 state budget, and more are discussed below in MSAE’s advocacy round-up through Friday, February 22nd.

MSAE Submits Amicus Curae in Protection of Association Tax Standing Bookmark

In the summer of 2018, MSAE submitted an amicus curae in a case before the Michigan Supreme Court to clarify the criteria under which associations have standing to sue on behalf of the members. 

One of the principle roles of associations is to advocate on behalf of their memberships before the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. 

ORGPRO 2018: Event Photo Recap Bookmark

ORGPRO 2018 may be over, but you can relive the experience by viewing a photo recap of the event. We're highlighting key moments at the convention.

Thank you to all attendees, sponsors, speakers and other contributors who helped make the convention a huge success. We hope we'll see you next year at ORGPRO 2019. We'll be at Crystal Mountain. 


 

Wednesday started off with the Edutour. Attendees spent the day exploring venues in Downtown Detroit for a hands-on look at the unique practices that make them successful.

MSAE's Career Enrichment Manager Bookmark



Have you met our Career Enrichment Manager yet?

Joining the team in September 2017, Maryanne Greketis, CMP, CTA is taking MSAE’s educational programming up to a new level. Having been a dues paying member for 12 years, she knows what a member values and needs. And as a lifetime Michigan resident, she knows Michigan well. Maryanne brings over 10 years of experience as a meeting planner for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. She has immense experience planning and coordinating national educational conferences with 3,000 attendees.

MSAE's Meetings Intern: Hanna Featherston Bookmark

Starting in January of this year, Hanna Featherston joined the MSAE team as our meetings intern. She has already shown leadership in taking on any task and project available. Currently finishing her degree majoring in Recreational and Event Management with a minor in Business Administration at Central Michigan University, her graduation date is set for August 2018.


MSAE's Member Service Coordinator, Kelly Chase, CMP Bookmark

MSAE Staff Profile:  Kelly Chase, CMP


An eMarketplace is Coming to MSAE Bookmark

Have you heard about the brand new eMarketplace coming to MSAE?

This eMarketplace will be an online store that provides a one-stop-shop for accessing millions of discounted products and services such as office supplies, promotional merchandise, photo and video equipment, and even payroll and accounting software. Each of these products and services offer better pricing and contract and terms and conditions than our members could likely secure on their own. 

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