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GSCA Executive Director Tammy Seldon Earns Certified Association Executive Credential

Holly Springs, NC, USA (June 24, 2014) — The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has announced that Tammy Seldon, Executive Director of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA), has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry. Less than five percent of all association professionals have earned the CAE.

To be designated as a Certified Association Executive, an applicant must have a minimum of three years experience in nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent examination in association management, and pledge to uphold a code of ethics. To maintain the certification, individuals must undertake ongoing professional development and activities in association and nonprofit management. The CAE Program is accredited by the National Commission for the Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

Tammy has 22 years of experience in association management, business development, and international business. She began her career in the giant screen industry in January 2004 as GSCA’s Conference and Membership Director and was promoted to Executive Director in 2010. Tammy was previously the Human Resources Director with CARFAX, Inc. Tammy has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from George Mason University and a Master of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management in Fairfax, Virginia. She is also a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP).

PHOTO: Tammy Seldon at GSCA 2011 Asian Film Expo. Courtesy Giant Screen Cinema Association.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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