BAE Membership

Membership in Black Agency Executives (BAE) is open to individuals who have an ancestral linkage to the African Diaspora and be the senior administrator (e.g., Executive Director, Assistant/Associate Executive Director, CFO) in their non profit organization.  Once a member, an individual may retain BAE membership provided he/she remains in good standing, as evidence by fulfillment of the following membership responsibilities:

  • Individual agrees to attend two-thirds ’s of all scheduled General Membership meetings

  • Individual agrees to actively participate on at least one of BAE’s committees

  • Individual agrees to support in whole, or in part, BAE’s scheduled functions (i.e., annual retreat, forums with State and local representatives, MLK Luncheon, etc.)

  • Individual agrees to pay annual dues on a timely basis

  • Individual must demonstrate his/her professional commitment to the mission and agenda of BAE


All prospective members must receive the recommendation of a current, active BAE member. This recommendation may either precede the application submission or the name of the referring member must be provided before consideration by the Membership Committee.

Membership Benefits

  • Participate with the most extensive peer network of Senior level, African American executives working in the human services sector in NYC

  • Access decision makers - State & City - who make decisions impacting the communities you serve

  • Keep abreast of the latest information, professional and leadership skills needed in the changing world of human services