Associations

Executive Secretary Magazine aims to provide you with the most up to date list of Associations, Organisations and Networks at international, national, regional and local level – wherever in the world you might be.

We have an in depth database of contact details for all the listings below. Please email us if you would like full details of a network near you.

Likewise, if you run or know of an Association, Network, Chapter, Branch, LAN or Organisation that supports Assistants and you are either missing from our list OR are listed incorrectly, please email Michele at mthwaits@executivesecretary.com

Country Name Website Contact Name
ASIA CIPD, Asia  (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) www.cipd.asia Franc Gooding
AUSTRALIA AIOP – Australian Institute of Office Professionals www.aiop.com.au Sue McComasky, MAIOP
AUSTRALIA AIOP – Adelaide Chapter – Australian Institute of Office Professionals http://www.aiop.com.au/south-australia/ Linda Primavera – President
AUSTRALIA AIOP – Cranberra Chapter – Australian Institute of Office Professionals http://www.aiop.com.au/act/ Stephanie Paulissen – President
AUSTRALIA AIOP – Darwin Chapter – Australian Institute of Office Professionals http://www.aiop.com.au/northern-territory/ Christne Heness – President
AUSTRALIA AIOP – Queensland Chapter – Australian Institute of Office Professionals http://www.aiop.com.au/queensland/
AUSTRALIA AIOP – Tasmania Chapter – Australian Institute of Office Professionals http://www.aiop.com.au/tasmania/
AUSTRALIA AIOP – Victoria Chapter – Australian Institute of Office Professionals http://www.aiop.com.au/victoria/
AUSTRALIA AIOP – Perth Chapter – Australian Institute of Office Professionals http://www.aiop.com.au/western-australia/ Shervaun Steenson – President
AUSTRALIA AIOP – Sydney Chapter – Australian Institute of Office Professionals www.aiop.com.au/new-south-wales/ Melissa Macri – President
AUSTRALIA EAN – Executive Assistant Network www.executiveassistant.com
BARBADOS Barbados Association of Office Professionals (BAOP) www.baop.org
BELGIUM AKSENT – Antwerpse Kempen Secretaressen Network www.aksent-kempen.be Mieke de Clerk
Karin de Reze
Fabi Archer
Vatherine Gysemans
BELGIUM ALISAD – Association Liégeoise des Secrétaires et Assistant(e)s de Direction www.alisad.eu Estelle Dejasse
BELGIUM EUMA, Belgium www.be.euma.org Sabrina Franchini – Chairman
BELGIUM ManAs – Antwerp Network for Management Assistants www.manas.be Hanna Blades
Annick Boeynaems
BRAZIL FENASSEC – Brazil’s National Federation of Secretaries www.fenassec.com.br Maria Bernadette Lira Lieuthier – President
BRAZIL Pepitas Secretaries Club www.pepitassecretariesclub.com Pepita Soler
BRAZIL Sindicato das Secretárias e Secretários do Estado de São Paulo (SINSESP) www.sinsesp.com.br Isabel Baptista (President) Eduardo Souza (Assistant)
BRAZIL SISERGS – Sindicato das Secretrias e Secretarios no estdo do Rio Grande do Sul www.sisergs.com.br Nubia Martins – President
USA EAO – Executive Assistants Organisaton www.executiveassistantsorganization.com  Victoria Rabin
CANADA Association of Administrative Assistants www.aaa.ca
CANADA Canadian Association oF Virtual Assistants www.canadianava.org Elayne Whitfield
CANADA Federation Des Secretaires Professionnelles du Quebec (FSPQ) www.fspq.qc.ca
CANADA IAAP – GTA LAN   Olia Primak
CANADA IAAP – Central Canada Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/CentralCanada Melanie Lambert
CANADA IAAP – Eastern Canada Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/EasternCanada Terry Lynn Jones
CANADA IAAP – Western Canada Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/WCBranch Elizabeth Faber
CANADA Networking.com – Global Virtual Assistant Networking Organisation www.vanetworking.com
CHINA, HONG KONG, TAIWAN, MACAU, SINGAPORE International Secretary Org www.international-secretary.com Andy Wong
CYPRUS EUMA, Cyprus www.cy.euma.org Agathi Konizou – Chairman
DENMARK EUMA, Denmark www.dk.euma.org Inge-Lise Johansson – Chairman
EUROPE EUMA www.euma.org Else-Britt Lundren
FINLAND EUMA, Finland www.fi.euma.org Anne Kangasniemi – Chairman
FINLAND Sihteeriyhdistys Sekreterarföreningen ry www.sihteeriyhdistys.fi
FRANCE EUMA, France www.fr.euma.org Catherine Tresgots – Chairman
FRANCE FFMAS, France (French Federation of Trade of the Assistantship and Secretariat) www.ffmas.com Annie GONOD
GABON FFMAS, Gabon (French Federation of Trade of the Assistanship and Secretariat) www.ffmas.com/qui-sommes-nous=cartographie-du-reseau/153-pays-francophones-44-club-privilege.html Marie-Yvonne Okome Essone
GERMANY Bundesverband Sekretariat und Büromanagement e.V. (bSb) www.bsb-office.de
GERMANY EUMA, Germany www.de.euma.org Vera Berndt – Chairman
GHANA The Professional Secretaries Association of Ghana (PROSAG) Rosemary Ackah
GLOBAL Be the Ultimate Assistant www.bonnielowkramen.com Bonnie Low-Kramen
GLOBAL GEA – Global Executive Assistants www.globalexecutiveassistants.com
GLOBAL Office Dynamics International www.officedynamics.com & www.officedynamicsconference.com Jasmine Freeman
GREECE EUMA, Greece www.gr.euma.org Piyi Ghini-Simacou – Chairman
GUERNSEY & BAILIWICK OF GUERNSEY Guernsey PA Connect www.guernseypaconnect.com Donna Olliver, Caroline Renouf
ICELAND EUMA, Iceland www.is.euma.org Guorun Erla Leifsdottir
INDIA IASAP – Indian Association of Secretaries & Administrative Professionals www.iasapindia.com Sharon Pires – Chairman
IRELAND & NORTHERN IRELAND APAI – Association of PAs in Ireland www.apai.ie/index.html Jacqui Quigley
IRELAND & NORTHERN IRELAND CIPD, Ireland (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) www.cipd.co.uk/global/europe/irland
ITALY EUMA Italy www.it.euma.org Silvia Salomon – Chairman
ITALY MACSE Italia – Manager Assistant Carriera Sviluppo Evoluzione www.macseitalia.it MariaChiara Novati
ITALY Secretary.IT Manager Assistant Network www.secretary.it  Vania Alessi
JAMAICA Jamaica Association of Secretaries & Administrative Professionals (JASAP) www.jasap-online.org
JAPAN JSA – Japan Secretaries & Administrative Professionals Association www.hishokyokai.or.jp
KENYA IRC – International Renaissance Centre www.irc@arcafrica.org Winnie Kamuya
KOREA ASA – Association of Secretaries and Administrative Professionals in Asia Pacific www.asapap.org Lilian Coloma (ASA General Secretary)
LUXEMBOURG EUMA Luxembourg www.lu.euma.org Catherine Johansson – Chairman
MALAYSIA MAPSA – Malaysian Association of Professional Secretaries & Administrators www.mapsa-malaysia.com Sylvia Thomas
Gina Liew
MIDDLE EAST CIPD, Middle East  (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) www.cipd.ae Ricky Araujo
NETHERLANDS EUMA, Netherlands www.nl.euma.org Greetje van Vroonhoven-Mensing – Chairman
NETHERLANDS NVD – Nederlandse Vereniging van Directiesecretaressen www.nvdsecretaresse.nl Annelies Bessels
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz Wendy Rapana – National President
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ Auckland – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz/auckland.aspx Eona Russell Numanga
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ Christchurch – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz/christchurch.aspx Valerie Lang
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ Dunedin – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz/dunedin/aspx Wendy Rapana
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ Hamilton – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz/hamilton/aspx Andrea Taylor
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ Manawatu – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz/manawatu/aspx Kath Olliver
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ Marlborough – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz/marlborough/aspx Michelle Simpson
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ Nelson – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz/nelson.aspx Margaret Black
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ Rotorua – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz/rotorua/aspz Mary Eriksen
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ Tauranga – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz/tuaranga/aspx Tracy Sherlock
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ Wellington – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz/wellington/aspx Dianne Parker
NEW ZEALAND AAPNZ Whanganui – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc www.aapnz.org.nz/whanganui/aspx Annette Parkinson
NEW ZEALAND PACE – Professional Assistants to Chief Executives www.pace.org.nz Rebecca Dobbs
Nicky Andrew
NORTHERN IRELAND Personal Best NI PA Forum N/A Lorna Cowan
Jackie Erskine
E Morrow
NORWAY EUMA, Norway www.no.euma.org Kristin Sande – Chairman
NORWAY Behind the Leaders of Stavanger N/A Leesa Sikveland
PAKISTAN Distinguished Secretaries’ Society of Pakistan (DSSP) www.dssp.org Natasha Mavalvala
PHILPPINES Philippine Association of Secretaries and Administrative Professionals www.philsecretaries.org Under construction
PORTUGAL ASP – Associacã de Secretarias Profissionais Portuguesas www.asp-secretarias.pt Maria da Graca Gomes
RUSSIA EUMA, Russia www.ru.euma.org Olga Gorina – Chairman
SCOTLAND Lankarshire PA Network www.lanarkshirepanetwork.co.uk Kelly McAulay
SCOTLAND Scottish PA Network www.scottishpanetwork.com Rosemary McLennan
SINGAPORE SAAP – Singapore Association of Administrative Professionals www.saap.org.sg
SOUTH AFRICA OPSA – Association for Office Professionals of South Africa www.opsa.org.za Bianca Filmalter
SOUTH AFRICA PAFSA – Professional Association for Secretaries and Admin Assistants www.pafsa.co.za Ana-Maria Valente
SOUTH AFRICA SASPA (South Africa’s Secretaries and PA’s Association) http://www.saspa.co.za/
SPAIN ASPA – Asociacion del Secretariado Profesional de Aragon www.asparagon.com
SPAIN ASPM – Asociación del Secretariado Profesional de Madrid www.aspm.es
SPAIN EUMA, Spain www.es.euma.org Anna M Hueto – Chairman
SPAIN SEIEM – Secretariat i Empresa www.secretariatiempresa.blogspot.com
SRI LANKA Sri Lanka Association of  Administrative & Professional Secretaries www.slaapsonline.com Ruveena Cader
SWEDEN Chefssekreterarna Stockholm (Chefs Assistants) www.cssto.se No Callersjo (Chairman)
SWEDEN EUMA, Sweden www.se.euma.org Maria Cirillo – Chairman
SWITZERLAND EUMA, Switzerland www.ch.euma.org Munire E Kiamiloglou – Chairman
SWITZERLAND Miss Moneypenny www.missmoneypenny.ch Isabella Cottone
TAIWAN CASAP – Republic of China Professional Secretarial cum Executives Association www.chinesesecretary.org.tw
THAILAND Women Secretaries Association of Thailand (WSAT) www.secretarythailand.org
TURKS AND CAICOS TCAOP – Turks & Caicos Association of Office Professionals www.tciofficeprofessionals.org
UGANDA NASAP – National Association of Secretaries and Administrative Professionals www.nasapuganda.org Harriet Nabirye
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Platinum PA Club www.platinumpaclub.com Warsha Joshi or Seema Ramchand
UNITED KINGDOM ACA – Association of Celebrity Assistants www.aca-uk.com Yonel Osman (Events)
UNITED KINGDOM AMSPAR – Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators & Receptionists www.amspar.com Tom Brownlie
UNITED KINGDOM Berkshire & North Hants PA Network www.berksnorthhandspanetwork.wordpress.com Karen
UNITED KINGDOM Bristol PA Network www.bristolpanetwork.co.uk Debs Eden
UNITED KINGDOM British Society of Medical Secretaries & Administrators (BSMSA) www.bsmsa.org.uk Liz Wilson
UNITED KINGDOM Buckinghamshire PA Network No Website Address Sarah Howson
UNITED KINGDOM Charity PA Network No Website Address Leeanne Graham
UNITED KINGDOM CIPD, UK (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) www.cipd.co.uk
UNITED KINGDOM Coventry PA Network   Julie Budd
UNITED KINGDOM East Midlands PA Network No Website Address Lesley Dexter
UNITED KINGDOM EUMA, UK www.uk.euma.org Elizabeth Wakeling – Chairman
UNITED KINGDOM Executive VPA www.executivevpa.co.uk
UNITED KINGDOM Exeter PA Network www.exeterpanetwork.com Kim Glover & Rebecca Eccles
UNITED KINGDOM Grant Thornton Leeds PA Forum   Jill Ambrazaitis
UNITED KINGDOM IAM – Institute of Administrative Management www.instam.org
UNITED KINGDOM IAgSA – Institute of Agricultural Secretaries & Administrators www.iagsa.co.uk
UNITED KINGDOM LCCI PA Club www.londonchamber.co.uk/lcc_public/article.asp?aid=1213 Jo
UNITED KINGDOM London City Airport Premier PA Club www.londoncityairport.com/premierpa Jan Mackay, Florent Dupriez
UNITED KINGDOM London PA Network www.london-pa-network.org  Anne Marks
UNITED KINGDOM Manchester PA Network www.manchesterpanetwork.co.uk Melanie Sheehy
Amanda Hargreaves
UNITED KINGDOM Mid Sussex PAs N/A Emily Darnell
Esther Dawson
UNITED KINGDOM Miss Jones PA www.missjonespa.com Membership Enquiries/ Lisa Boissel
UNITED KINGDOM National Association for Legal Assistants www.nala.org Paula van Straten
UNITED KINGDOM National Association of Headteachers’ PAs (NAHPA) www.nahpa.org.uk Angela Garry
UNITED KINGDOM NESS – Essex PA Network N/A Julia Robertson
Karen Glenn
UNITED KINGDOM Newcastle PA Network www.newcastlepanetwork.com Gemma Nicholls
UNITED KINGDOM North London VA Network www.paworkstation.co.uk Gina Antoniou
UNITED KINGDOM Norwich PA Network No Website Address Victoria Norris & Emily Mills
UNITED KINGDOM Number 42 www.number-42.com Christopher Taylor
UNITED KINGDOM Oxford PA Network www.oxfordpanetwork.co.uk Elaine Jones
UNITED KINGDOM PA Network Hull & Humber www.panetwork.co.uk Kerry Hammond, Marion White
UNITED KINGDOM PA-Assist.com www.pa-assist.com John Palmer
UNITED KINGDOM Personal Assistant Tips.com www.personal-assistant-tips.com Marguerita King
UNITED KINGDOM Peterborough PA Network N/A Bethany Fovargue
UNITED KINGDOM Plymouth PA Network www.plymouthpanetwork.co.uk Christine Henshall-Hill Julie Sweet and Pam Frost
UNITED KINGDOM PPPA – Practically Perfect PA www.practicallyperfectpa.com Nicky Christmas
UNITED KINGDOM Society of Virtual Assistants (SVA) www.societyofvirtualassistants.co.uk Caroline Wylie
UNITED KINGDOM South Hampshire PA Network N/A Helen Rees
UNITED KINGDOM Supporting Professionals Network Leeds Beckett www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/staffing/supporting-professionals-network.htm Alex Batty
Jenny Malcolm
UNITED KINGDOM The Cambridge Network PA Forum www.cambridgenetwork.co.uk/learning/peer-learning
UNITED KINGDOM The Executive & Personal Assistants Association www.epaa.org.uk Victoria Darragh
UNITED KINGDOM The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs www.institutelegalsecretaries.com Emma Stacey
UNITED KINGDOM The PA Club www.thepaclub.com Ayesha Nicholls
UNITED KINGDOM The PA Hub www.thepahub.co.uk Marion Lowrence
UNITED KINGDOM The PA Network (City Co) www.cityco.comproject/the-pa-network/ Athena Caramitsos – Corp events
Alison Paton – PA Network
UNITED KINGDOM We are the City www.wearethecity.com Alison Paton – PA Network
UNITED KINGDOM Weston-super-Mare PA Network www.westonchamber.org.uk Debbie Apted
UNITED KINGDOM PA Access All Areas www.paaccessallareas.co.uk Merryl Futerman and Josephine Green
UNITED KINGDOM, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, FAR EAST, AUSTRALIA Global PA Association www.globalpa-association.com Rosemary Parr
UNITED STATES ACPA – Association of Celebrity Personal Assistants, Los Angeles www.acpa-la.com
UNITED STATES Admin to Admin www.admintoadmin.net Lisa Olsen
UNITED STATES Adminpro www.adminprotoday.com
UNITED STATES Audacious Admin www.audaciousadmin.com Debbi Shaffer
UNITED STATES AEAP – Association of Executive & Administrative Professionals www.theaeap.com
UNITED STATES AHCAP – Association for Healthcare Administrative Professionals www.ahcap.org Terry Thompson
UNITED STATES APTC – Administrative Professionals of the Tri-Cities N/A Peggy Vasquez
UNITED STATES ASAP – American Society of Administrative Professionals www.asaporg.com Grace Brown
UNITED STATES C-Suite Executive Support Professionals www.C-SESP.org Loretta Sophocleous, President
UNITED STATES IAAP HQ www.iaap-hq.org Wendy Melby, CAP-OM
Kemetia MK Foley, CAP-OM
UNITED STATES IAAP – Central Plains www.iaap-hq.org/page/CentralPlains Cherie Moen
UNITED STATES IAAP – Alabama/Georgia LAN Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/AlabaGeor William Richardson
UNITED STATES IAAP – Alaska Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/Alaska Emily Arrosmith
Lorrie Jordheim
UNITED STATES IAAP – Arizona/page/New Mexico Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/ArizonaNewMexico Marina Higdon
UNITED STATES IAAP – British Columbia/page/Yukon Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/BCYukon Jill Goertzen
UNITED STATES IAAP – Carolina Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/Caraolinas LaNaeh Wallander
UNITED STATES IAAP – Great Lakes Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/CentGreatLakes Melissa Sundquist
UNITED STATES IAAP – Central Plains Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/CentralPlains Cherie Moen
UNITED STATES IAAP – Hawaii Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/Hawaii Madeline Chang
UNITED STATES IAAP Mid-Atlantic Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/MidAtlantic Tina Lustre
UNITED STATES IAAP Midwest Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/Midwest Colleen Neill
UNITED STATES IAAP – North Atlantic Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/NAtlantic Diane Souza
UNITED STATES IAAP – N. Carolina/N. Nevada Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/NCaliNNevada Stacey Delaney
UNITED STATES IAAP – North Florida Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/NFlorida Debbie Pelham
UNITED STATES IAAP – Northern Plains Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/NothernPlains Gayle Quedens
UNITED STATES IAAP – North Texas Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/NTexas Julie Cooper
UNITED STATES IAAP – New York/New Jersey Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/NYork/NJersey Loretta Alirangues
UNITED STATES IAAP – Ohio/West Virginia Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/OhioWestVig Peggy Folk
UNITED STATES IAAP – Oklahoma/Arkansas Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/OklahomaArkansas Jo McMillin
UNITED STATES IAAP – Pacific Northwest Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/PacificNorthwest Tina E Piety
UNITED STATES IAAP – Pennsylvania Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/Pennsylvania Anne Garland
UNITED STATES IAAP – Rocky Mountains Branch www.iaap-hq.org/ Mia Chase
UNITED STATES IAAP – S. California/S. Nevada Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/SCaliSNevada Barrett Shaw
UNITED STATES IAAP – S. Florida/S. Atlantic Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/SFloSAtlantic Irene Matthews
UNITED STATES IAAP – South Texas/Louisiana Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/STexasLouisiana Mary Reeder
UNITED STATES IAAP – Tennessee/Mississippi Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/TennMiss Lisa Laurent
UNITED STATES IAAP – Western Great Lakes Branch www.iaap-hq.org/page/WestGreatLakes Anne Dahlke
UNITED STATES Legal Secretaries International Inc www.legalsecretaries.org
UNITED STATES New York Celebrity Assistants www.nycelebrityassistants.com Kelly Engstrom, President
UNITED STATES Office Ninjas www.officeninjas.com
UNITED STATES IVAA – International Virtual Assistants Association www.ivaa.org Jane
UNITED STATES Virtual Association for Administrative Professionals www.thevaap.com Karen Porter
URUGUAY ADESU – Associación de Secretarias del Uruguay www.adesu.org.uy
WALES Cardiff PA Network www.cardiffpanetwork.com Catrin Morgan
WALES NHS Wales PA network N/A Catherine Thomas
ZIMBABWE ICSAZ – Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators www.icsaz.co.zw