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National Standing and Special Committees

National standing committees, special advisory committees, and commissions are an important part of NACAC’s leadership structure, vital to its success. Our dedicated members lend their expertise to the issues, programs, and governance that keep the association current and strategic in serving its members, the profession, and students.

Each of the 11 standing committees typically include seven NACAC voting members who are selected and approved by the Board of Directors to serve up to a three-year term. Committee chairs serve up to a two-year term.

Special advisory committees and commissions, by contrast, are convened to address a specific task within a defined timeline.

Current Committees

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Ad Hoc Committees

Ad Hoc Committee on Governance Restructuring

The focus of the ad hoc committee’s work is to develop recommendations for a new governance model and a roadmap for implementation of the recommended changes.

Task Force on Standardized Admission Testing for International and US Students

The Task Force on Standardized Admission Testing for International and US Student was created in response to a 2018 Assembly motion.

Ad Hoc Committee on Leadership in College Admission

The Ad Hoc Committee on Leadership in College Admission is charged with tackling core questions to help strengthen the profession.