The Club Management Association of America (CMAA) is the professional association for managers of membership clubs. CMAA advances the profession of club management by fulfilling the education and networking. Club professionals start the membership process with the New England Chapter of CMAA. Once elected into the Chapter, the individual simultaneously becomes a Professional member of the National organization. Similar to National, the New England Chapter's mission is to provide timely, engaging and informative educations to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar charter; to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management skills; and to advance friendly and mutually beneficial relations among its members.