Assn News & Winter Newsltr


See what’s new in our Winter 2024 newsletter.

AREA is pleased to welcome its newest members:
Denis O. Boudreaux, RFE ’23
Christopher Skerritt, FVE ’23
R. Matthew Hanak, JD, MBA

HERE for more information about becoming an esteemed member of our association.


AREA would like to thank its Friends of the Association. In addition to being featured at the annual conference, our Friends of the Association are listed for a full year on the AREA website from the date of contribution.
The cost remains $250. New sponsors (aka: Friends of the Association) are encouraged to participate. Sponsorship of AREA webinars and newsletters are an option as well, available for a significantly reduced rate.
New Members of AREA, registering between now and the May 2024 Savannah conference, have the option to be listed as a Friend of the Association at no charge during their 1st year.
As a further incentive, Current Members who recommend New Members (once approved) are also given the option to be listed as a Friend of the Association at no charge for 1 year.
Click HERE to make your donation, or add it to your Conference Registration total.

MARKETING OPTIONS— Sponsors are immediately sought for the AREA Newsletter. Please contact Tom Roney ( for more information. We extend a big thank-you to all sponsors for your invaluable contribution to AREA.

THE EARNINGS ANALYST— Find access to Volume 18 (2022) of TEA at AREA members enjoy FREE access to this reputable journal. The TEA’s Editorial Staff is always on the lookout for new and fresh content. The TEA Style Sheet been revised to contain a link to the new electronic manuscript submittal process through Dropbox, making it easier for authors and editorial staff to review TEA submittals and manage peer review and author revisions of transcripts in a timely manner. Our professional TEA journal is a collaborative effort of AREA and CPDE. Please contact Editor Kaycea Campbell ( or Co-Editors Nora Ostrofe ( and Rachel Duchon ( with your questions and interests.

REMINDER TO CEAs— CEAs must attend a minimum of 1 AREA Conference and 1 AREA Boot Camp every 3 years, accumulate at least 45 accredited CEUs every 3-year period, and pay the necessary recertification fees in order to maintain their CEA credential. Due to cancellation of the 2020 conference, the Board extended the timeframe in which CEA credit must be completed for 1 year from its original date.