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.
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The Admission Practices Committee reviews and recommends amendments to NACAC's Code of Ethics and Professional Practices (CEPP) and related documents to the Assembly.Read More
Providing guidance on a broad range of communications activities to engage members, the counseling and admission profession, and the general public.Read More
Current Trends and Future Issues
Annually reviews trends in counseling, college admission and enrollment management and provide guidance and support in developing appropriate and timely programs to address these issues.Read More
Reviewing financial and budgetary policies and issues, and the annual budget.Read More
Guiding the development of programs, services, research and publications for NACAC members to promote and support professional practice in helping students transition to postsecondary education outside of their home country.Read More
Governance and Nominating
Overseeing the governance process to ensure that all governing documents of the National Association and its affiliates comply with the NACAC Bylaws.Read More
Providing guidance and support for advocacy efforts on federal and state policy issues pertaining to college admission counseling.Read More
Inclusion, Access, and Success
Advancing the association’s commitment to inclusion for underserved students and the educational professionals who guide them.Read More
Providing guidance and support regarding member relations, membership growth, and retention.Read More
National College Fairs
Reviewing guidelines and operations for college fairs.Read More
Supporting for the development of professional education and training opportunities for college admission professionals.Read More