Director of Member and Chapter RelationsCompany: APSE
Role: Session Presenter
Session: Stop Making It Weird: Why I’m Not Clapping (S1 - D)
Cassy Beckman, CESP, began her career in the field of disability and employment as a community support specialist with Community Involvement Programs in Minneapolis, Minn. In 2013, Cassy was the recipient of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE)’s Wendy Wood Award for Emerging Leaders. Also, in 2013, she accepted a position as director of Customized Employment and Community Supports with Ardmore Enterprises in Bowie, Md., where she facilitated a sheltered workshop closure project.
Cassy was also responsible for relaunching the Maryland State APSE Chapter, where she served as president until her return to Minneapolis in 2015. Cassy began with APSE National in 2016 as the Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) director and later moved into her current role as director of Membership and Chapter Relations in the fall of 2017.