Welcome to the Association of Securities & Exchange Commission Alumni website

ASECA is a non-profit charitable organization whose stated mission is to provide the opportunity for education and growth of industry professionals, to promote study and research in the field of securities law, and to educate members on securities law by means of lectures, seminars and publications. Gatherings also provide a forum for exchanging information and sharing ideas regarding the administration and reform of securities law.

The Association of SEC Alumni was founded in 1990 with a goal of continuing the camaraderie that existed among members when they worked together at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Today, ASECA boasts a network of 1,200 SEC alumni worldwide. The organization raises scholarship monies for law students and SEC staff as they pursue their educational endeavors.

From this site, ASECA members will have access to an online membership directory and have access to historical information. Should you misplace a newsletter or want to see pictures of an annual dinner that you missed - it's all here.

Lifetime Membership


Any past employee of the SEC is eligible to join ASECA. Annual dues are $50; Lifetime Members pay a one-time fee of $1,000. Stay connected with news & happenings in the industry; use the membership directory to network and receive current newsletters & special event invitations. 

Lifetime Members also receive special recognition at the Annual Dinner & are highlighted in the directory. Membership Form

25th Annual ASECA Awards Dinner


Feb 24, 2017 was a big night of celebration & awards!  Whether you were in attendance or wanted to be, check out the video highlights & make your plans to attend next year on Fri., Feb. 23, 2018.




2017 WOD Award Winner:

Hon. Roberta S. Karmel

 Professor Karmel is an expert in international and domestic securities regulation and is called upon to teach and lecture all over the world. She was on the staff the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1962 – 1969, rising from Attorney, to Branch Chief and Assistant Regional Administrator in the New York Office.  Later, from 1977 to 1980, Professor Karmel served as the first female SEC Commissioner.