Affiliates Guide

Resources for CAS Regional Affiliates

The following information is provided as a resource to Regional Affiliates.

The CAS provides a variety of services to Regional Affiliates and Special Interest Sections. Following is a list of the more common services. Please contact Mikey Bevarelli, Membership and Volunteer Engagement Specialist, directly for any of the listed services.

  • E-mail lists.
  • Mailing notices of meetings.
  • Upkeep of Regional Affiliate web pages.
  • Listing news, activities, minutes of meetings, officers, contacts on the CAS web site.
  • Listing continuing education opportunities offered by Regional Affiliates on the web site.
  • Providing meeting planning and online registration assistance.
  • A number of other organizations may be willing to offer joint meetings or provide comments about speakers and topics.

Regional Affiliate Meeting Black Out Dates

The CAS office will no longer be able to process registration for regional affiliate meetings that conflict with any CAS hosted events.  In general, blackout dates are 3 business days before or after a major CAS event, and same day conflicts for smaller CAS events. Please refer to the blackout date list below before securing your venue or sending out save the dates to regional affiliate members.  

2023 Blackout Dates

June 22-30th
July 18th
August 9th
August 17th
Sept 6-18th
Oct 17th
Oct 19th
Nov 1st-13th

In addition to the dates above, please check in with Mikey Bevarelli before booking a Tuesday or Thursday event, which may conflict with a planned CAS Webinar.  

About Email Lists

Each CAS Regional Affiliate has a permanent e-mail mailing list that is updated by CAS staff via the master office database. These mailing lists were developed to facilitate efficient communication between the Regional Affiliate Officers and their memberships. Only authorized users can send messages to the list. Currently, all Regional Affiliate Officers have been designated as authorized users. Please feel free to use the list to distribute meeting announcements, minutes, or any other information of interest to your Regional Affiliate.

The e-mail address for each Regional Affiliate list follows the following format: (i.e., If you have any questions or comments regarding the e-mail mailing lists, or need assistance utilizing them, please feel free to contact the CAS Webmaster at