Honors Gala™ Advisory Group

Honors Gala Advisory Group

The Honors Gala™ is a tradition for Chicagoland associations and serves as Association Forum Foundation’s cornerstone fundraising event of the year. The evening brings together 300-500 association professionals and supporting members to celebrate and honor the achievements of industry colleagues. During this event, key industry leaders are presented with the Association Forum’s Honors Awards.

The Advisory Group's charge is to

  • Raise awareness of the Honors Gala to the association community at large.
  • Sell tables, tickets, and partnerships for Association Forum Foundation’s chief fundraising event of the year.
  • Advise on the structure and format of the event to maximize attendee satisfaction and fundraising potential.

The Advisory Group is Recommended for

Association professionals and supporting members who have strong ties to the association community that they can leverage to support fundraising efforts for Honors Gala. 

2024-25 Members - Call for Volunteers CLOSED
TJ Baskerville
Emily Bennett
Kerri Leo, MATD, CAE, CHCP
George Miller, MS, CAE

Board Liaison
Lori Adlesick

Staff Liaison
Alec Rosofsky CAE, CMP