Election Nomination Information

Eligible Positions for Nomination in 2018 General Election:

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.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

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

DIVISION REPRESENTATIVES: (elected, two-year term: October 2018 - October 2020)  Must have prior experience as a Chair of a sub-unit within the respective Division.

  • Administrative Division Representative 
  • Regional Division Representative

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

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

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

NOTE: Prior experience means 'has completed a full term prior to taking office'.  All candidates must be current General Members of NACADA. Associate Members (employed outside of nonprofit higher education institutions) are not eligible for elected positions of leadership within the Association.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS — Board members are elected by the general membership and serve to direct the association through development and implementation of the strategic plan and the management of association resources.  Board members must have prior experience as a Chair of a Division level sub-unit (region, committee, commission). Board members serve staggered three-year terms. Obligations include attendance at mid-year and Fall Board Meetings and participation in other Board meetings and teleconferences as called by the President.

DIVISION REPRESENTATIVES — Elected Division Representatives direct and lead the sub-units of their Division, and are elected by the Chairs whom they will represent within the Division.  They are supported by an additional Division Rep who is appointed by the President, and serves an alternate 2-year term (overlapping vs. concurrent).  All Division Reps serve on the NACADA Council. Division Reps must have prior experience as a Chair of a sub-unit within the respective Division.  Division Reps attend the meetings of the Division and the Council scheduled around the NACADA Annual Conference, a mid-year Council meeting, and teleconferences. The Administrative Division Rep must have previously served a full term as a Standing Committee Chair or Advisory Board Chair. The Commission & Interest Group Division Rep must have previously served a full term as a Commission Chair. The Regional Division Rep must have previously served a full term as a Region Chair. 

REGION CHAIRS — Region Chairs are elected by their regional members and represent members of their specific region by bringing concerns of the region to the Division, informing the region of initiatives of the Association, facilitating communication within the region, and coordinating regional activities. Region Chairs attend Division meetings scheduled with the NACADA Annual Conference and lead regional meetings during regional conferences and during the Annual Conference. Region Chairs must be members of their region for at least one year prior to taking office.

COMMISSION CHAIRS — Commission Chairs are elected by their Commission members and provide leadership for Commission activities in support of the profession by representing the members of that group and their needs and concerns through the Division Reps and communicating with the members throughout the year. Commission Chairs coordinate commission activities and lead Commission meetings during the Annual Conference. Candidates must have completed the previous year as a member in the Commission prior to taking office and be a current member in that group.

STANDING COMMITTEE CHAIRS — Standing Committee Chairs are elected by their respective Committee members and provide leadership for Committee activities that focus on Association operations and are advisory to the Board of Directors. Committee Chairs represent the needs and concerns of that committee through the Administrative Division Reps. Committee Chairs coordinate committee activities and lead Committee meetings during the Annual Conference. Candidates must have completed a full term as a member of the Committee prior to taking office.

 

 

Nominations accepted from: September 1 to October 31, 2017

Nomination Form


If you have any questions about the elections, please contact the NACADA Executive Office at 785-532-2774 or nacada-elections@ksu.edu