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ARTBA Senior Vice President Allison Klein Earns Certified Association Executive Designation

Parul Dubey on February 19, 2021 - in News, People

WASHINGTON — American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Senior Vice President of Strategic Engagement Allison Klein has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAETM) credential issued by American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). The CAE is the highest professional designation in the association industry.
 
To obtain the CAE, an applicant must have at least five years of experience with nonprofit association management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent, four-hour, 200-question examination in association management and pledge to uphold ASAE’s code of ethics. To maintain the certification, individuals must undertake ongoing professional development and activities in association and nonprofit management.  Only 5 percent of association executives are currently CAEs.
 
Klein, who joined ARTBA in 2008, leads the development and execution of programs and services, products and meetings aimed at providing value to ARTBA members. She also spearheads membership recruitment and retention activities. Her additional roles include managing the association’s Planning & Design and Materials & Services Divisions, the Industry Leader Development Council, the Women Leaders Council, the Dr. J. Don Brock TransOvation™ workshop and the regional leadership teams. 
 
Earlier in her career, Klein was a Granite Construction in-house attorney/contracts analyst. She earned her B.A. in history from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 2001.  She also has a J.D. with Distinction from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.  Klein is a member of the California Bar. 
 
About ASAE
 
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 48,000 association executives and industry partners representing more than 7,400 organizations. Since it was established more than 100 years ago, its members have and continue to lead, manage and work in or partner with organizations in more than a dozen association management disciplines, from executive management to finance to technology. With the support of the ASAE Research Foundation, a separate non-profit 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. Visit ASAE at asaecenter.org.
 
About ARTBA
 
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) brings together all facets of the transportation construction industry to responsibly advocate for infrastructure investment and policy that meet the nation’s need for safe and efficient travel.  ARTBA also offers value-added programs and services providing its members with a competitive edge.

 

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