Lisa has the staff leadership role and works with the AETA Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, Bylaws & Policy Committee and Nominating Committee. Lisa works with the Board to develop a yearly workplan that recognizes and implements the goals of AETA, as well as approves an annual budget, provides facilitative support to the Board of Directors and committees, including preparation of agenda and materials; minutes preparation and distribution; and other meeting logistics, as well as follow-up after meetings; guides the Board in the development and updates of the Bylaws and Policy Manual; protects the assets of AETA through proper legal and insurance support, banking arrangements, and adequate record keeping; manages AETA staff; and other duties as required.
The Events Director works with the Trade Show Committee to oversee and implement the Buyer Incentive Workbook Program, Exhibitor Tear-Down Bags, and booth awards. The Director also works with the Education Committee to develop educational opportunities during the trade shows and throughout the year.
Angela is responsible for membership recruitment and retention, database maintenance and updates, member benefits and a membership directory. Angela works with the membership committee.
Michelle Keyser – Communications Director Michelle oversees all aspects of communications for AETA, including all e-communication, the website, social media and the development and production of all publications, including AETA News. Michelle works with the Communications Committee.
Jennifer Swartz – Finance Administrator Jennifer runs and distributes monthly treasurer reports and works with the accountant to file the Form 990 with the IRS. She handles all accounts payable and receivable for AETA.