Christy Jones, CAE

Christy Jones, CAE

Christy has spent the last 20 years working in the association community, developing a wealth of experience encompassing the membership, fundraising, direct marketing and communications, and program fields of association management. In both U.S. and international markets, Christy has been responsible for developing and implementing strategies that enhance the level of recruitment, retention, fundraising, customer service, and interactions between associations and their members, prospects, and branches or chapters.

In addition, Christy has been a guest lecturer at San Francisco State University and Golden Gate University and has presented at many industry and association management conferences as well as AAUW states and branches. As a member of the American Society of Association Executives Membership Council, she has authored numerous pieces, most recently the chapter “Membership Communication” in ASAE’s book Membership Essentials (2016). Christy is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, has the Certified Association Executive credential, and is an AAUW member. An avid social media user, Christy loves engaging others to share her passion for equality.

Work by Christy Jones, CAE

No Fear of Flying Here: 12 Women Aviators to Celebrate

Imagine what bravery it took to become a pilot when aviation was in its infancy, especially for women who were never expected to fly, let alone be pilots. Even today, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   August 19, 2014

Workshop: If My Hair Were Blue, Could I Still Play with You?

This workshop discussed how to engage potential members and leaders from diverse groups. Attendees were given an opportunity to share examples of successful diversity and coalition building activities in their communities. Read more »

Resource   |   July 23, 2013

Workshop: Secrets Exposed! Learn to Maximize What Individuals Really Think of AAUW

This workshop reviewed some of the key findings of the 2012/13 AAUW Every Member Survey and previous non-member survey results. Read more »

Resource   |   July 16, 2013
Artist Saadia Yasmin (left) poses next to one of her paintings.

Help Women Stand Up for Themselves

When asked how young women today could help other women, Niemat Ahmadi, director of Global Partnerships at United to End Genocide and president and founder of the Darfur Women Action […] Read more »


Have you seen the Twitter hashtag #freepussyriot? It refers to three members of a female punk band who were arrested in Russia in March for performing a punk-rock protest in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   August 20, 2012

Women are Shut Out — Again!

No, I’m not referring to an Olympic event but rather to a group of three enterprising, civic-minded high school girls who took action when they learned that it has been […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   August 02, 2012

Women Olympians: A Quiz

The 2012 Olympic Games kick off tonight with the opening ceremonies in London. It’s been an exciting year for women athletes — but how much do you know about the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   July 27, 2012

Top 10 Anonymous Women

I was recently asked by @chickhistory to do an online interview answering the question, Who is your favorite woman in history? My answer: anonymous. I chose this to represent all […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   July 06, 2012

Honoring Independence

On the first Fourth of July that I remember, my siblings and I were marching around the dining room table waving plastic American flags, while a John Philip Sousa song […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   July 04, 2012

Women in the Digital Age

I recently attended one of my favorite conferences, Digital Now, where those of us in the nonprofit community learn about the latest trends in the digital world, such as developing […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   May 07, 2012