Academic Advising Consulting and Speaker Services (AACSS) Advisory Board

Mission:  

  • Assess the policies and procedures of the NACADA Academic Advising Consulting and Speaker Service (AACSS)
  • Determine ways to strengthen, improve, and expand this member service
  • Make recommendations as needed to the Executive Office and Board of Directors
  • Assist the Executive Office in implementing policy and/or procedural changes
  • Inform members about policy and/or procedural changes

Charge: 

  • Determine ways to strengthen, improve and expand this member service
  • Make recommendations as needed to the Executive Office and Board of Directors
  • Assist the Executive Office in implementing policy and/or procedural changes
  • Inform members about policy and/or procedural change
How to become involved on the AACSS Advisory Board:  Those interested in becoming a member should contact the NACADA Executive Office liaison to the Advisory Board, Cathy Swartz, swartz@ksu.edu

Current Chair:

JAYNE DRAKE (Chair, 2019-20121)

The Chair of the Advisory Board facilitates the work of the group by:

  • Working with the Executive Office staff on issues that need attention or discussion.
  • Facilitating Advisory Board discussion on issues via email and/or conference calls.
  • Facilitating Advisory Board meetings during the Annual Conference.
  • Working with the Executive Office and the President on appointment of new members each year.
  • Providing written reports to the Board of Directors at least twice annually. 

Members:

Mark Taylor, Armstrong State University (2014-2020)
Justin Gerstenfield, University of Massachusetts-Lowell (2015-2021)
Andy Alt, Bowling Green University (2015-2021)
Jennifer Hodges, New Mexico State University (2016-2020)
Kimberly SmithVirginia Tech University (2018-2020)
Vanessa Harris, Claflin University (2019-2021)
Dana Zahorik, Fox Valley Technical College (2019-2021)
Joanne Damminger(2019-2021)

Cathy Swartz, Executive Office Liaison 

Next Meeting

Zoom meeting will take place periodically as determined by the Chair

Next on site meeting will take place during the 2020 Annual Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Meeting Minutes

  • 2019 Annual Meeting
  • 2018 Annual Meeting
  • 2017 Annual Meeting
  • 2016 Annual Meeting
  • 2015 Annual Meeting