After two years of study, OPEA Deputy Director has a title – Certified Association Executive.
Barger was notified in a letter from the Association of Certified Association Executives
“Congratulations on earning the CAE credential. We commend you for your commitment to our profession and the pursuit of knowledge.”
OPEA executive director Sterling Zearley praised Barger for his efforts.
“Scott worked very hard to achieve this designation,” he said. “That Scott has dedicated himself toward this goal can only reap benefits for our members.”
ASAE (American Society of Association Executives) is the membership organization and voice of the association profession. Founded in 1920, ASAE now has more than 22,000 association CEOs, staff professionals, industry partners, and consultant members.
ASAE reports that less than five percent of all association professionals have earned the CAE, with only 3,600 association professionals currently holding the credential.