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

2020 Chair: Aaron Shenck 
           Vice Chair: Jen Keeler, CAE

Responsible for planning all of PASAE's educational programming, including speakers at the Educational Summit & Expo and the Professional Development Series. 

PASAE Connections Committee (formerly Educational Summit & Expo)

2020 Chair: Steve Neidlinger, CAE

Plans the Expo, from the agenda to the theme. Promotes attendance, recruits sponsors, and markets the event. 

Innovations Task Force

2019 Chair: Johanna Byrd, CAE, ACSW, IOM

Evaluates new opportunities to advance the mission of PASAE and to provide gold-standard, innovative services to the association industry.

Standing Committees

Executive Committee

Chair:  Leeann Sherman, CHSP

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: Johanna Byrd, CAE, ACSW, IOM

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 Sherman, CHSP

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

Awards Committee

Chair: Donna Centofanti, CHME

Oversees, promotes, reviews nominations, and selects winner for the Julie Sullivan Partner Award.

Nominating Committee

Chair:  Donna Centofanti, CHME

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.)

Legislative Committee

2019 Chair: Leeann Sherman, CHSP

Promotes and develops opportunities to connect members with the Pennsylvania State Legislature.