The Colorado Society of Association Executives (CSAE) recognized three professional and associate members for their contributions to CSAE during an awards ceremony held in Greeley, CO, on June 7.
Professional of the Year
Leslie Shivers, CAE, CEO at Association Pro to Go LLC, received the 2018 Professional of the Year award for her many accomplishments, including more than eight years of service on the CSAE Editorial Committee of Executive Memo, the organization’s quarterly magazine. Shivers currently serves as co-chair of the committee, as well as co-editor of the publication. The award was presented by CSAE President Greg Fulton.
Associate of the Year
Cara Lawrence, JD, a partner at Tierney Lawrence LLC, received the 2018 Associate Member of the Year award for her support of the association management field, including helping establish the new CSAE Legal Advice program during the past year. The award was presented by CSAE President Greg Fulton.
Ambassador of the Year
The Ambassador of the Year award is presented to a CSAE volunteer professional or associate member who serves on welcome committees, helps with events, and maintains relationships with members to enhance their membership experiences. Jesse Kittelstad, Sales Manager at Embassy Suites Denver Downtown, received this year’s award, which was presented by Dot Miller, The Solution, Chair of the Ambassador Committee.