Commission/Interest Group Comparison Chart


ITEM FOR COMPARISON

COMMISSIONS

INTEREST GROUPS (IGs)

Leadership

 

One official chair elected by commission members

Chair self-appointed initially at potential interest group status and then informally elected by group members upon approval of full interest group status

Co-Chair Possibility

 

Not possible – only one official chair elected

Co-chairs possible -- lead co-chair must be identified

Term of Office for Chair

 

Two-year term (no consecutive terms)

No set term

Annual Fall Report

 

Required

Optional, but encouraged

Post-Conference Report

 

Required

Optional, but encouraged

Fall Division meeting attendance by Chair

Required and expected for current, continuing, and incoming Chairs

Optional, but encouraged – needed only if IG planning to seek commission status

Chair Voting Privileges on official CIGD business

Each current commission chair has one official vote on
   -cluster business;
   -potential commission applications and then  approval to become full-fledged commissions;
   -elected CIG Division Representative position

Each current interest group chairs have voting privileges on:
   -cluster business;
   -potential commission applications and then approval to become full-fledged commissions;
   -elected CIG Division Representative position

Expense reimbursements for attending Fall meeting

Chair eligible for some hotel & meals reimbursement for Division meeting day(s) only

Chair not eligible for any meeting expense reimbursements

Steering Committee

 

Appointment of committee expected

Optional, but encouraged

List serve

 

Available for use by commission members

Available for use by IG members

Web site

 

Established for each commission and maintained by NACADA

Established for each IG and maintained by NACADA

Sponsored Presentations at Annual Conference

 

Participate in review of and selection of commission-sponsored presentations

Chairs asked to read for non-commission related tracks; options for involving IG chairs will be explored after 2012 Annual Conference

Evaluation Criteria

 

Ensure that minimum expectations are met. Rubric to be developed by new group after approval of implementation plan

Ensure that minimum expectations are met

Annual Review Conducted

 

Commissions will be evaluated in groups of eight (8) per year as there are 24 commissions currently active

Not currently

Annual Meeting at Conference

Facilitate meeting at Annual Conference (responsible for finding a replacement if unable to attend) Facilitate meeting at Annual Conference (responsible for finding a replacement if unable to attend)

Commission & IG Fair at Annual Conference

Ensure commission representation--display boards provided

Ensure interest group representation--display boards provided

NACADA e-Publication (quarterly)

Articles and commission updates encouraged

Articles and interest group updates encouraged

Awards

 

CIG Service Award- by Clusters

CIG Service Award- by Clusters

Funding

Chairs eligible to request funding for projects and activities

Interest Group Chairs not eligible to request funding

Hot Topic sessions or roundtables at annual and regional conferences

Participation encouraged when opportunity is available

Participation encouraged when opportunity is available