The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced its executive director, Celia T. Besore, has been selected to join with nine other association executives in The American Society Association Executives’ (ASAE) 2021 Class of Fellows.

The fellows program bestows an honorary recognition upon exceptional association leaders making noteworthy and sustained contributions of leadership to their organizations, ASAE and the association management profession.

Besore joins 273 association industry professionals who have received this designation since the program's inception in 1986.

ASAE is a membership organization of more than 48,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,400 organizations. The Fellows selection process includes an in-depth application describing the individual's demonstrated leadership in diversity and inclusion, foresight, and commitment to the association community; an interview with two members of the selection committee; and selection from among a group of highly qualified candidates.

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