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SEPA’s Beth Eagle Earns Highest Credential in Association Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. — ASAE has announced that Beth S. Eagle, Director of Human Resources & Operations at the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association profession.

“We’re thrilled to congratulate Beth on receiving her CAE designation,” said Ken Doyle, FASAE, CAE, SEPA’s Chief Operating Officer. “Considering the training and testing required to earn it, her accomplishment reflects a personal commitment to continued learning — a trait SEPA deeply values and supports.”

To be designated as a Certified Association Executive, an applicant must have a minimum of three years experience with nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent examination in association management, and pledge to uphold a code of ethics. To maintain the certification, individuals must undertake ongoing professional development and activities in association and nonprofit management. Beth joins more than 4,200 association professionals currently holding the CAE credential. The CAE Program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

SEPA media contact: Corinne St Laurent, [email protected],  202.753.8929

About ASAE

ASAE is a membership organization of 39,000 association executives and industry partners representing 9,300 organizations.  Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world.  WIth support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community.  For more information about ASAE, visit