Get to Know Us
The National Speakers Association (NSA) is the leading organization for professional speakers. Since 1973, NSA has provided resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession.
NSA is the go-to resource for speakers, offering industry-specific information and training in the areas of business management, marketing and presentations skills. Perhaps more importantly, NSA brings professional speakers into a community with networking, mentoring and leadership opportunities. NSA past president Mark LeBlanc puts it simply: "People join NSA for two reasons and two reasons only: to speak more and to speak better. That's it."
Who Are Our Members? Our Vision and Mission Vision
NSA's thousands of members include experts in a variety of industries and disciplines, who reach audiences as trainers, educators, coaches, motivators, consultants, humorists, authors and more.
- Vision - NSA is dedicated to advancing the art and value of those who speak professionally.
- Mission - NSA is the recognized community for developing the content expertise, platform excellence and business knowledge of those who speak professionally
2012-13 President: Ronald Culberson, MSW, CSP, Herndon, Virginia
2012-13 President-Elect: Ron Karr, CSP, Westwood, New Jersey
2012-13 Vice President: Shep Hyken, CSP, CPAE, St. Louis, Missouri
2012-13 Treasurer: Edward Robinson, CSP, San Antonio, Texas
2012-13 Secretary: Linda Keith, CSP, CPA Olympia, Washington
2012-13 Immediate Past President: Laura Stack, CSP, MBA, Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Chief Executive Officer: Stacy Tetschner, CAE - Tempe, Arizona