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 

Goals

Minutes

Next Meeting

2017 Annual Conference meetings -

  • AACSS Advisory Board Meeting, Friday, October 13th at 8:45am, Room 266
  • AACSS Consultants Meeting, Friday, October 13th at 10:00am, Room 266