Technology Advisory Board

Mission: The charge of the Technology Advisory Board is to address technology development within NACADA itself (as part of the Administrative Division). 

Function: The advisory board focuses on guiding the NACADA organization itself in a similar way that other Administrative Division advisory boards focus on the furtherance of NACADA’s goals within the organization. 

Membership: Advisory Board members serve a two-year term and meet yearly at the annual conference. Online meetings via Zoom take place as needed throughout the year.

How to become involved: Those interested in becoming a member of the Technology Advisory Board should contact the NACADA Executive Office liaison, Michele Holaday (

Current Chair

Sarah Howard, Ohio State University

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

  • Appointing new members to the board annually
  • Coordinating the various activities of the board and communicating with members via the committee listserv
  • Leading board meetings during the Annual Conference
  • Attending Division Leadership meeting at the Annual Conference
  • Submitting a post-conference Leadership report in the fall in which goals are established for the committee and activities planned for the coming year, indicating their relation to the specific missions in the NACADA Strategic Plan
  • Submitting an annual Leadership report in the summer to advise the Council and Board of the status of the completion of goals established and activities planned for the committee over the past year in relation to the NACADA missions and strategies.


John Sauter, Niagara University (2017-2019)

Laura Howell, Georgia Southern University (2017-2019)

Michele Karr, Community College of Baltimore County-Catonsville (2017-2019)

Jessie Niu, University of North Texas (2017-2019)

Michele Holaday, NACADA Executive Office Liaison

Gary Cunningham, NACADA Executive Office Liaison