All committee Chairs and Vice Chairs are appointed by the Chair of the PASAE Board of Directors. 


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Special Committees

Education Committee

2017 Chair:  Bethann Cray

Responsible for planning all of PASAE's educational programming, including speakers at the Educational Summit & Expo, NET Conference, and the Professional Development Series.  Meets on the second Friday of every month at 9:00 a.m..

Educational Summit & Expo Committee

2018 Co-Chairs:  Wendy Fonner, CMP and Janine Owens

Plans the Expo, from the agenda to the theme.  Promotes attendance, recruits sponsors, and markets the event. Meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 9:00 a.m.

Foundation Event Committee

2017 Chair:  Valerie Wickerham

      Plans the annual Foundation Event & Silent Auction. Meets on the third Thursday of every month at 9:00 a.m.

N.E.T. Conference Committee

2017 Chair:  Kristi Spargo

Networking. Education. Teambuilding.  Plans the N.E.T. Conference from the social events to the teambuilding experiences.

Standing Committees

Executive Committee

Chair:  Rhonda Rumbaugh, MBA, CAE

Works closely with the Executive Director and staff to oversee the daily operations of the association.  (Members include the Board Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, and Immediate Past Chair.)

Finance Committee

Chair:  Eric Madden

Responsible for helping the Treasurer in the preparation of the preliminary budget for the association.  Reviews the financial statements regularly and advises the Treasurer on financial matters affecting the association.  (Includes four association members, two of whom are sitting Board members.)

Membership Committee

Chair:  Leeann MacWilliams, CHSP

Promotes membership through networking, marketing, and an annual Open House and assists with member retention.


Awards Committee

Chair: Heather Sharar

Oversees and promotes the Laurel Awards Program.  Reviews nominations and selects winners for the Scott D. Jackson Leadership Award and the Julie Sullivan Partner Award.

Nominating Committee

Chair:  David Sanko

Responsible for nominating members to the Board based on specific criteria and developing the Board's leadership, ensuring that the Board assess its performance, and promotes ongoing volunteer recruitment efforts.  (Includes three members, one of whom is a business member.  Immediate Past Chair of the Board serves as Chair.)