Mission: Possible Live Webinar

Why Conscious Inclusion Matters

Tuesday, June 7 at 11:30 a.m. CDT / 12:30 p.m. EDT.

Worth 1 CAE Credit

Register Now

Join us for a special edition of our Mission: Possible webinar series on Tuesday, June 7, 11:30 a.m. CDT / 12:30 p.m. EDT called “Why Conscious Inclusion Matters.”  

During this special webinar, Michelle Mason, president and CEO of ASAE, and Scott Collison, president and CEO of Personify, will have an open discussion about why conscious inclusion matters to our communities, what conscious inclusion looks like, and how associations and organizations of all kinds can take positive steps on their journey to create a more inclusive environment for their board, staff, members and partners.  

In this important discussion, we’ll touch on ways that you can further conscious inclusion in your organization though actions like:  


  • Planning for progress through intentional communication and strategies 
  • Real-life examples and lessons learned 
  • Creating opportunities through an inclusive culture for underserved supporters


Michelle Mason, President and CEO of ASAE 

Michelle Mason serves as the President & CEO of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). She is passionate about the advancement of the professional practice of association management. Prior to ASAE, Michelle served as the President and CEO of Association Forum for seven years; as Managing Director of Strategy and Innovation at the American Society for Quality (ASQ); and Vice President of Strategic and Future Focused Research Programs at ASAE. Michelle currently serves on Destinations International Foundation, and Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM). Michelle is a Chicago Business Journal Women of Influence Honoree 2019, Chicago Defender Women of Excellence Honoree 2019, and the CEO Update Professional Society CEO of the Year 2020.  Michelle is a certified association executive (CAE), Fellow of the American Society for Association Executives (FASAE) and a Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA).    



Scott Collison, President and CEO of Personify

Scott is the CEO of Personify, the leading technology provider to associations and non-profits. He also works with a variety of companies and organizations as a board member, investor and advisor. He has held a variety of executive positions at VMware, Salesforce.com, Microsoft and SourceForge as well as startups like Signio, which was acquired by VeriSign in 1999 in a transaction in excess of $1 billion. Scott earned a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A (Special Honors) from the University of Texas, Austin. Scott is a former Fulbright scholar.  


Host Partners

Mission: Possible Webinar Registration