ASAE – the membership association for association executives — will honor NAIFA CEO Dr. Susan B. Waters, CAE, with the 2013 Key Award. The Key Award recognizes the association CEO who demonstrates exceptional qualities of leadership in his or her own association and displays a deep commitment to voluntary membership organizations as a whole.
ASAE will present the Key Award to Dr. Waters at the 2013 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, Aug. 3-6 in Atlanta, Ga. Dr. Waters is the 64th recipient of the Key Award, ASAE’s highest honor bestowed upon association chief staff executives, which started in 1960. Dr. Waters has served ASAE in a variety of roles for 22 years, and in addition to NAIFA, she has led associations representing the medical and legal industries. In 2002, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northern California Society of Association Executives. The Massachusetts Bar Foundation presented her with the “Great Friend of Justice” award in 2000.
See ASAE release