About EECA

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Our Purpose And Mission
EE Community Association is a membership-based nonprofit* organization run by a volunteer Board of Directors. (*currently seeking 501c3 status). Our mission is to connect, grow, and educate the international community of ExpressionEngine professionals.
EECA delivers value to our community through our annual conference (EE CONF), a directory of EE professionals, thought leadership, and educational events.

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Board Of Directors
TJ Draper, President - @tjdraperpro
Josh Conner, Vice-President - @_JConner
Ben Fjare, Treasurer - @benfjare
Andy McCormick, Secretary - @buckeye_fan
Julie Goguen, Director of Marketing - @HeyJulieG
Lydia Chiu - @lydiaatjubjub

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EE Conf Organizers
Paul Larson - @creativearc
Brian Litzinger - @litzinger

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FAQ

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When Will Memberships Be Accepted?
Our goal is to accept memberships starting by the end of 2018.

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How Much Will Membership Cost?
We will have student memberships, individual memberships, and organization memberships at three different price points. Membership dues are renewed annually. The final cost of membership is yet to be determined.

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Who Can Be A Member?
Everyone interested in ExpressionEngine is welcome—from a new developer to a long-standing business owner to a technology service provider.

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What Does Membership Provide?
At a minimum Membership will provide the following:

  • The option for a member’s profile to be listed in the public member directory
  • Discounts on EE CONF, the official ExpressionEngine conference
  • Priority or early-bird access for registration to webinars, workshops, or other events
  • Visible support of EE community

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How Are Membership Dues Spent?

  • Our target is to invest 85-90% of our membership dues in event programming such as EE CONF, workshops, and other activities.
  • We anticipate we’ll need 10-15% for operating expenses such as domain registrations, payment processing fees, and other essentials.
  • This organization is 100% volunteer run, and our Board of directors does not receive monetary payment or gifts.

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What Is The Relationship Between EE Community Association (EECA), EllisLab And ExpressionEngine Software?
We are a business entity independent of EllisLab. EllisLab creates and manages ExpressionEngine software. EECA is focused on community-building and education for all folks that interact with EE as developers, designers, content creators, administrators, service providers, or friends.

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