NACADA Elections Nomination Information

  • Nominations for 2018 Elections will open September 1, 2017
  • Nominations will close on October 31, 2017, 11:59 p.m. Central Time
  • Nominees must confirm their nomination and complete platform statement by November 30, 2017
  • Nominees must be current NACADA members at time of nomination and election

NACADA conducts an election each spring for various leadership positions, which are listed below and have varying terms in office. Please complete the online Leadership Nomination Form if you are interested in being considered for a leadership position. Also, if you know someone whom you believe would be a good candidate, you may submit his or her name using the online nomination form, and the NACADA Executive Office will follow up to determine if he or she is interested and meets the eligibility criteria. Position descriptions and eligibility requirements are provided under Nomination Information.  Nominations are due via the online nomination form by Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 11:59 P.M. Central Time. Only current NACADA members may submit nominations.

All nominees will be required to complete a brief personal information form detailing past NACADA involvement, specific accomplishments, and other relevant activities in support of advising. Each final candidate must also submit a photo that will be posted to the web with his/her platform information. Each final candidate is also able to submit a 30 second or less optional video with his/her platform information. Based on nominations and acceptances received the Executive Office may solicit additional nominees to assure at least two candidates for each position.The final slate of candidates will be available in late December 2017 and the election will be conducted online in spring, 2018.  Newly elected leaders take office in October 2018 after the NACADA Annual Conference.

If you have any questions about the elections, please contact the NACADA Executive Office

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  • General Election voting: January 29 - February 9, 2018

  • Division Representative Election voting: February 15 - 20, 2018

Leadership Positions Eligible for Nominations

PRESIDENT*  (one-year term, October 2018 - October 2019)
The only eligible nominees for this position in this election are: Karen Archambault, Michael "Brody" Broshears, Erin Justyna, Kerry Kincanon, Brett McFarlane, and Nancy Roadruck

VICE PRESIDENT* (one-year term, October 2018 - October 2019)
The only eligible nominees for this position in this election are: Michael "Brody" Broshears, Erin Justyna, Kerry Kincanon, Brett McFarlane, and Nancy Roadruck

*NOTE: Per NACADA by-laws, the positions of President and Vice President will be elected by the membership from a slate of eligible Board of Directors members continuing their current terms. Additional nominees will not be solicited nor accepted.

              3 positions available, three-year term each (October 2018 - October 2021)

DIVISION REPRESENTATIVES: (elected, two-year term: October 2018 - October 2020) 

  • Administrative Division Representative 
  • Regional Division Representative

REGION CHAIRS: (elected, two-year term: October 2018 - October 2020)

  • Region 2 - Mid-Atlantic
  • Region 4 - Southeast
  • Region 6 - North Central
  • Region 8 - Northwest
  • Region 10 -  Rocky Mountain

COMMISSION CHAIRS: (elected, two-year term, October 2018 - October 2020)

  • Advising Administration Chair
  • Advising High Achieving Students Chair
  • Advising Students with Disabilities Chair
  • Advising Transfer Students Chair
  • Assessment of Advising Chair
  • Distance Advising for Online Education Chair
  • Faculty Advising Chair
  • LGBTQA Advising and Advocacy Chair
  • Multicultural Concerns Chair
  • Peer Advising and Mentoring Chair
  • STEM Advising Chair
  • Small Colleges and Universities Chair
  • Undecided and Exploratory Students Chair      

STANDING COMMITTEE CHAIRS: (elected, two-year term, October 2018 - October 2020)

  • Finance
  • Global Initiatives
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention 
  • Professional Development
  • Research

 For more information:

  • Leadership Position overviews (includes eligibility criteria, responsibilities, etc.)
  • Questions? Contact the NACADA Executive Office at (785) 532-2774.