Mission and Purpose
NACADA Mission: NACADA promotes student success by advancing the field of academic advising globally. We provide opportunities for professional development, networking, and leadership for our diverse membership.
The Purpose of the Region: The Region’s purpose is to support NACADA’s mission by facilitating professional development activities, networking opportunities, leadership development, and member recruitment and service for the membership within their geographic area.
The regions propose activities to support academic advisors, faculty advisors, and advising administrators within their geographic regions. Region members conduct annual region conferences, as well as state, province or area drive-ins, promote NACADA membership, and develop programs that meet the needs of their specific region.
Region Chairs, working with their steering committees, lead the functions of the regions. The following operating principles outline the responsibilities of the Region Steering Committee in accomplishing the work of the region and supporting NACADA’s mission.
Region 5 Operating Principles