Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Special Interest Groups generally meet every other month, with the schedules determined by the participants. These one hour meetings are a great way to network with fellow association professionals who do what you do!

Upcoming SIGs

    • Thursday, December 15, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
    • Zoom Details to be sent closer to meeting

    Join SLSAE for a brown bag lunch and a discussion on 2023 Economic Forecast and Financial Market Update for all types of Non-Profit Finance Departments on Thursday, December 15th at 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM.

    To be discussed:

    How far will the Fed push interest rates up next year?
    Will these higher rates push us into a recession?
    Will the mid-term elections impact the financial markets?                      
    When will stock prices likely bottom?


    John F. Kennedy, Jr
    Senior Vice President
    Senior Portfolio Manager
    Commerce Bank

    John is a Senior Portfolio Manager on the Fixed Income team at Commerce Trust Company. John specializes in large and complex institutional relationships including hospital systems, not-for-profits, universities, and corporate accounts. In this role, John helps consult prospects and current clients in the asset allocation and investment implementation process. Previously, John has served as lead corporate credit analyst and as lead corporate trader within the Fixed Income Group.

    Prior to joining Commerce Bank in 2008, he worked as a financial analyst for GE Capital and corporate credit analyst at Regions Bank.  John is a graduate of Marquette University and obtained his Bachelor of Science in business administration, majoring in both finance and marketing.

    Bring your own lunch to the Zoom Meeting and have a discussion among peers.

    CAE Credit:  1-hour
    Domain C:  Financial Management

    • Tuesday, January 10, 2023
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • AGC of Missouri, 6330 Knox Industrial Drive, St. Louis, MO 63139

    Join SLSAE for a brown bag lunch and discussion on Membership Challenges for all types of Non-Profit Membership Departments on Tuesday, January 10th at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

    What are other organizations doing:

    • Best Practices and Success Stories for Recruitment/Retention
    • Engagement Tactics for At-Risk Members
    • The New Normal for In-Person vs. Virtual Events

    Bring your own lunch to the meeting at the AGC of Missouri for an in-person discussion among peers.

    AGC of Missouri
         6330 Knox Industrial Drive
         St. Louis, MO  63139

    CAE Credit:  1-hour
    Domain 3:  Membership Development

    • Tuesday, February 07, 2023
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Charlie Gitto's on the Hill, 5226 Shaw Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110

    CEO Special Interest Group
    Tuesday, February 7, 2023
    5:30 - 7:30 P.M.

    We invite you to join your fellow association colleagues for a lively and meaningful discussion at our next CEO Special Interest Group.  We undoubtedly will cover a lot of territory relative to what keeps us up at night and best practices for navigating the road ahead.  Bring your questions and best practices for this interesting discussion with your peers!  

    NOTE:  Each attendee will pay for their own dinner and is reserved for Association CEOs/AE/EO's.

    Dinner Menu:  Dinner menu can be reviewed here

    Time:    5:30 - 7:30 P.M.

    CAE Credit:  One Hour Domain 1-A:  Strategic Management

Upcoming events

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