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Kelly Norris, CAE

Executive Director

Kelly K. Norris, CAE, is executive director of the Glenmont, N.Y.-based Professional Insurance Agents associations of New York State, New Jersey, Connecticut and New Hampshire and their affiliated organizations. Prior to joining PIA, Norris was the executive director of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers Inc., Albany, N.Y., where she served as the staff liaison to the association's Executive Committee, board of directors and Standing Committees, as well as 23 local chapters and its national affiliate. She was the key contact for the association's grassroots legislative program, with a successful record of propelling key legislation passed into law.

Norris also was the executive director of the New York State Consumer Finance Association, Albany, N.Y., where she managed all aspects of the association, including: accounting, legislative liaison, event planning, communications, public relations and education.

A member of the American Society of Association Executives and the Empire Society of Association Executives, Norris is a past council member of the Certified Association Executives.

Norris graduated from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, N.Y., with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in political science and a concentration in business administration and obtained her Certified Association Executive designation in 2005 from the American Society of Association Executives.