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Certified Association Executive

The Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential is the marker of a committed association professional who has demonstrated the wide range of knowledge essential to manage an association in today’s challenging environment.  For more detail about this designation, click here.

We're very proud of the current CAEs in Montana listed below.  If you are a CAE, but not on this list, please contact us.

Some CAEs are credited in other states. We'll happily add you to our list!

  • John Brewer, Visit Billings

  • Richard Brown, Retired

  • Robin Childers, Rocky Mountain Management Services Inc

  • Cary Hegreberg, Montana Bankers Association

  • Margaret Herriges, Retired

  • Tracie Kenyon, Montana Credit Union League

  • Allen Lloyd, Montana Society of CPAs

  • Gail Oss, Peripheral Management Resources

  • Tempi Jo Ruth, BancServ

  • Vickey Simonson, Montana Hospital Association

  • Karen Smith, Montana's Credit Unions

  • Peggy Trenk, Treasure State Resource Association

  • Marti Wangen, Montana Optometric Association

  • Gregg Wilson, Associated Employers

  • Lance Clark, Clark Association Management Services

  • Traci Ulberg, Meetings Northwest

If you’re interested in taking the next step and becoming a CAE; that’s great! You can find important information about the CAE Exam, including eligibility requirements, upcoming exam dates and application deadlines, and how to become recognized after the exam, on the American Society of Association Executives webpage by clicking here.

MSAE provides resources to help achieve CAE designation. Our lending library of study materials can be found here on our website.

We also provide a eight-week CAE exam study group, with existing CAEs mentoring and tutoring applicants. Please contact us if you would like to participate in the Fall for the Winter 2024 Exam and study sessions.

Exam date: December 1-14, 2024

Application deadline: Friday, September 27, 2024

If you have any other questions regarding the exam, email us by clicking here.

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