Call for Nominations for NACEP Board of Directors & Commissions

Thank you for your interest in running for election to a Board or Commission position. We are excited that you are interested in lending your talent, insight, and voice to the leadership of our organization. Serving as a volunteer leader for NACEP is an excellent opportunity for members to deepen their engagement with the organization, grow as a professional, and build impactful relationships with other like-minded members.

To nominate yourself or a colleague for a Board position click here.

To nominate yourself or a colleague for a Commission position in a Region 1, 3, or 5:

  • Advocacy Commission position click here.
  • Engagement Commission position click here.
  • Research Commission position click here.

Please note, Commission nominations are for Region 1, 3, and 5. See map below.

Nominations close August 2nd.

Serving as a volunteer leader includes commitment and accountability. It is important that we are transparent with candidates throughout the process by providing information about volunteer positions and expectations.

Elected Board Positions

Board Time Commitment: Board members commit to monthly calls and at least one in-person Board meeting a year. The monthly calls are held on Go-to-Meeting. The meetings are scheduled for an hour and a half on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Board members are given access to materials pertinent to the call in advance are expected to review the materials prior to the meeting. Board members are expected to attend a two-day Board meeting at the National Conference may have an additional in-person meeting. There are various projects, activities, and committees that Board members work on, most notably the implementation of our strategic plan.

Board Financial Support: NACEP provides Board members with one-night lodging and breakfasts, lunches, and one dinner for each in-person meeting. Board member’s institutions are expected to cover other travel costs, although additional travel support is occasionally available from NACEP.

Private Institutional Representative
  • Eligibility: The candidate for Private Institutional Representative must be a postsecondary member from a NACEP-accredited program that is a private institution.
  • Term: This is a three-year term.
  • Responsibilities: Institutional Representatives serve as the voice on the Board for the same type of institutions within our membership (public, private, 4-year, 2-year, secondary, state agency). They also serve on the nominating committee and as such may have two to three committee meetings each year and help coordinate outreach to members interested in volunteer leadership positions.
Member-at-Large
  • Eligibility: The candidate for member at large must be a postsecondary member from a NACEP-accredited program.
  • Term: This is a two-year term.

Responsibilities: The Member-at-Large represents the general membership, is the Board liaison to NACEP state and regional chapters, and sits on the Board Executive Committee.

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Elected Commission Positions

  • Advocacy Commission- Region 1, 3, 5 Representatives
  • Engagement Commission- Region 1, 3, 5 Representatives
  • Research Commission- Region 1, 3, 5 Representatives

Commissions Time Commitment: Commissioners on the Advocacy, Engagement, and Research Commissions commit monthly to quarterly virtual meetings and generally attend the National Conference and its pre-conference workshops to assist with Commission activities for the event.  There are projects and activities that commissioners work on throughout the year which vary by commission. A description of each commission’s charge is included below.

  • Eligibility: Must be a NACEP member
  • Term: This is a two-year term.

Responsibilities: Varies by Commission

Advocacy Commission

The Advocacy Commission works to develop and maintain a positive image for concurrent and dual enrollment programs and works to strengthen relationships with policy-making governmental agencies and other education organizations that further the interests of NACEP and concurrent and dual enrollment.

In coordination with staff and with the advice of the Board of Directors, the Commission carries on such activities as:

  • Organize and achieve goals outlined in the Strategic Plan
  • Develop and support opportunities for members to learn about policy impacting their work and to inform policy-makers
  • Work with state, regional and national organizations and governing bodies to promote concurrent and dual enrollment
  • Collaborate with Research Commission to identify state, regional and national issues and opportunities for advocacy
  • Collaborate with and support the advocacy efforts of NACEP-affiliated State and Regional chapters
  • Identify and prioritize opportunities for enlisting federal and/or state support for concurrent and dual enrollment
  • Monitoring NACEP responses and inform members about legislation, regulations or policy changes that may have an impact on NACEP and/or concurrent enrollment partnership programs
Engagement Commission

The Engagement Commission strengthens the Alliance's services provided to members, communication with all members, and recruitment of new members.

In coordination with staff and with the advice of the Board of Directors, the Commission carries on such activities as:

  • Organize and achieve goals outlined in the Strategic Plan
  • Support member engagement and participation in Alliance activities
  • Identify and support activities that expand the membership of the NACEP
  • Develop content for professional development activities that recognizes model programs and disseminates best practices, including webinars, regional and state conferences, workshops, publications, and awards
  • Collaborate with the National Conference Planning Committee and NACEP-affiliated State and Regional Chapters
  • Suggest potential candidates to the Nominating Committee for elections and appointments
  • Support communication campaigns about NACEP activities and to bring awareness of the value of quality concurrent enrollment to students, teachers, schools, and institutions
Research Commission

The Research Commission strengthens concurrent enrollment programs by conducting, supporting, and sharing research about such programs.

In coordination with staff and with the advice of the Board of Directors, the Commission carries on such activities as:

  • Organize and achieve goals outlined in the Strategic Plan
  • Collaborate with external researchers and promote independent research on concurrent and dual enrollment
  • Provide tools and resources to assist programs in conducting program evaluation
  • Work with staff and the National Conference Planning Committee to disseminate research on concurrent and dual enrollment at the NACEP national conference, at regional conferences and workshops, through webinars, and publications
  • Create summary publications of research and best practices in concurrent and dual enrollment