CONFERENCE LOCATIONS
Year Location Attendance
2020 Virtual Conference 481
2019 Scottsdale, AZ 395
2018 Chicago IL 345
2017 San Antonio TX 309
2016  New York, NY 401
2015 Denver, CO  316 
2014 Nashville, TN  304 
2013 Philadelphia, PA  341 
2012 Seattle, WA  281 
2011 New Orleans, LA  301 
2010 Albuquerque, NM  247 
2009 Chicago, IL  250 
2008 Orlando, FL  267 
2007 Boston, MA  337 
2006 Newport Beach, CA  264 
2005 Tucson, AZ (with NAELA)***  247 
2004 Austin, TX 227
2003 Baltimore, MD** 298
2002 Denver, CO 224
2001 Nashville, TN* 173
2000 West Palm Beach, FL 259
1999 San Diego, CA 219
1998 Chigago, IL 182
1997 New Orleans (with NGA) 162
1996 Tucson, AZ (with NAELA) 215
1995 St. Louis, MO 160
1994 Nassau, Bahamas 138
1993 Pittsburgh, PA 158
1992 Tucson, AZ 135
1991 San Antonio, TX (with NAELA) 160
1990 Washington DC --
1989 San Diego, CA --
1988 Philadelphia, PA --

*The 2001 Conference was moved to March of 2002 due to 9/11.
**Many last minute cancellations due to Hurricane Isabel.
***Originally scheduled for September in New Orleans, LA. Moved to TUucson, AZ for December, due to Hurricane Katrina.

ASSOCIATION PRESIDENTS AND MEMBERSHIP
Term President Membership
2020 Liz Barlowe 1,844
2019 Lisa Mayfield 1,821
2018 Nancy Avitabile 1,778
2017 Amy Cameron O’Rourke 1,783
2016 Dianne McGraw 1,848
2015 Jeff Pine 2,010
2014 Emily Saltz 2,058
2013 Jullie Gray 2,035
2012 C. Byron Cordes 2,013
2011 Susan Fleischer 1,904
2010 Linda Fodrini-Johnson 1,986
2009 Phyllis Mensh Brostoff 1,986
2008 Monika White 2,047
2007 Mary Lynn Pannen 2,126
2006 Linda Aufderhaar 2,052
2005 Deborah Newquist 2,007
2004 Lenise Dolen 1,793
2003 Steve Barlam 1,717
2002 Claudia Fine 1,575
2001 Connie Rosenberg 1,526
2000 Dianne Boazman 1,460
1999 Karen Knutson 1,311
1998 Mary Miner 1,127
1997 Elizabeth Bodie Gross
1,119
1996 Elizabeth Bodie Gross / Ruth Cohen 880
1995 Ruth Cohen 811
1994 Ruth Cohen / Peter Belson 578
1993 Peter Belson 500
1992 Peter Belson / Rona Bartelstone 360
1991 Rona Bartelstone 360
1990 Rona Bartelstone 250
1989 Rona Bartelstone   
1988 Sarah Cohen / Rona Bartelstone  
1986-1987 Sarah Cohen  

Elizabeth Bodie Gross