Those firms or entities (suppliers) whose products or services are related or allied to the field of association management, e.g.,
The NSAE Associate membership shall be in the entity’s name and shall not be in the name of the individual. There shall be only one representative to NSAE from the membership firm; and that person may neither vote nor hold elective or appointive office in the Society. Associate membership representatives may serve on all NSAE committees except the By-Laws and Nominating Committees.
A 2008 revision of the NSAE By-Laws provides that an Associate Representative shall be appointed by the President to the NSAE Board of Directors, with the approval of the board, to serve a one-year term as a non-voting member of the board.