Next Level Leadership Summits

Next Level Leadership Summit

Join CEO and leadership team association professionals as we learn and collaborate on ways to hone our leadership practice and advance organizational resilience.

Next Level Leadership Summits strengthen association leaders through relevant education, peer networking and sharing, and off-site relaxation and reflection

The Next Level Leadership Summits are designed for those responsible for organizational leadership. This includes CEOS, other C-suite positions, and members of an association’s leadership team.

“We must never become too busy sawing to take time to sharpen the saw.” 
Dr. Stephen Covey

WSAE Next Level Leadership Summits inspire and advance busy association executives like yourself. You will renew your focus and readiness to lead through focused cutting-edge association topics, peer networking and sharing, and relaxation designed to refresh and renew your thinking. Summits are designed to be high caliber, efficient learning.

When was the last time you could step away from your desk and think deeply about what is most on your mind? When was the last time you could relax with colleagues and swap ideas and experiences about the biggest issues in front of you? WSAE’s Next Level Leadership Summit is designed to be that time for you so you are ready to lead. 



Unlocking the Inspiration of Your Board 
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Remote Via Zoom


$150 member early bird
$250 non-member

Anna Liotta, CSP, CPAE
Renowned Generational Speaker

Dr. Dan Diamond, MD
Author of Beyond Resilience

Earn 3 CAE Credits

Cancellation policy: Requests for cancellations must be received 72 hours (3 business days) before event. If the request is received within the 72 hours, 100% of the registration fee will be refunded. Registration fees for cancellations received after 72 hours before the event or no-shows will be forfeited with no exceptions.


Join your WSAE CEO peers responsible for inspiring and leading board of directors for professional membership organizations to become 2% (or more) better. 

Thought leaders Anna Liotta, CSP, CPAE, Hall of Fame Speaker and our good friend Dr. Dan Diamond who is known for his experise on leadership and resiliance both agree board development is among the most important investments we can make as this time. Our board members are well intentioned but often over-committed and time challenged. This summit will be a dynamic experience with a learning architecture that enables executives like you to collaborate and grow your leadership acumen in aspiration of unlocking the inspiration of your board.


  1. Join conversations that matter with top performing executives.
  2. Gain insights, strategies and tools to unlock the untapped potential within your board room.
  3. Be among and learn with those also aspiring to be 2% better every day.

Anna Liotta
Anna Liotta is a renowned speaker, author, and generational expert known for her captivating presentations on the dynamics of generational diversity. With a career spanning over two decades, Anna has established herself as a leading authority in bridging generational gaps and enhancing communication among different age groups.

Her engaging talks provide valuable insights into understanding the unique characteristics, communication styles, and values of Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z. Anna's expertise helps organizations and individuals adapt to changing demographics and foster more effective teamwork, leadership, and customer relationships.

Anna Liotta is also the author of several books and articles, including "Unlocking Generational CODES" and "The Best is Yet to Come." Her work is a valuable resource for businesses and individuals seeking to harness the power of generational diversity.

As a dynamic and sought-after speaker, Anna travels the globe, empowering audiences with actionable strategies to thrive in a multi-generational world. Her dedication to creating harmonious generational relationships makes her an invaluable resource for those looking to navigate the complexities of age diversity in today's society.

Dr. Dan Diamond
Well known for creating an exciting learning experience, Dr. Diamond engages the mind of the learner leaving participants with practical concepts they will never forget. 

Dr. Diamond founded and served as the Director of the Nation’s first state-affiliated medical disaster response team. He led one of the first medical teams into Haiti following their devastating earthquake, and most recently, deployed to the Philippines following Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Following Hurricane Katrina, he played a strategic role as Director of the Mass Casualty Triage Unit at the New Orleans Convention Center. He has been interviewed on CNN, Larry King Live and Anderson Cooper. 

He is a member of the National Speakers Association and served as President of NSA Northwest from 2011-2012. As an experienced family physician and an award-winning educator, Dr. Diamond delivers practical information with creativity and skill. Participants experience learning through a variety of effective strategies that foster rapid mastery of new information.  After earning his medical degree from University of Washington, Dr. Diamond completed his residency in Family Medicine in Milwaukee, WI. The American Academy of Family Physicians awarded Dr. Diamond the degree of Fellow and he is Board Certified with the American Board of Family Physicians. He previously served as a member of the Editorial Board for the Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Dr. Diamond is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University. He was previously an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine for 33 years. 

In 2010, the American Red Cross gave him the “Real Hero” award and he also received the Washington State Governor’s Award of Excellence for his work in Haiti. In 2014, Dr. Diamond received the Presidents Volunteer Service Award from President Obama and he also received the Quality of Care Lifetime Achievement Award, Healthcare Heroes. 

The Diamond family is big on traditions, humor and love.