ACAA is currently accepting nominations for committee positions. As a leader in the advising community, we encourage you to nominate yourself and/or your amazing colleagues for an open committee position. Brief descriptions of committee duties and time commitments are below. To nominate, please email Rachel Allen (email@example.com) with the name of the person you would like to nominate by Thursday, April 30.
All nominated members will be notified and given the opportunity to withdraw their names before the voting process begins. After nominations are collected, the formal voting process will occur through an online survey of the membership. Selected committee members will serve for one term (two years) starting this summer.
Open Committee Positions:
Executive Committee (3 open positions): The Executive Committee serves as the ACAA leadership team. They are responsible for strategic planning and advancement of the Association. Additionally, the Executive Committee maintains communication between standing committees and relays information to the membership. Executive Committee members create additional programming opportunities, attend two professional development sessions per term, and organize one business meeting per term. Time commitment is approximately 12 hours per term.
Professional Development Committee (3 open positions): The Professional Development Committee organizes two professional development opportunities for ACAA members each term. They are responsible for contacting potential speakers, making room reservations, and sending out announcements to the listserv. Time commitment is approximately 7 hours per term.
Awards Committee (2 open positions): The Awards Committee coordinates the Excellence in Advising Awards that recognize one outstanding faculty and one outstanding professional advisor each year. This involves coordinating the nomination and application process, promoting the awards program and winners, organizing and serving on the awards review committee, and planning the awards reception. In the fall and summer, the time commitment is minimal, and in the winter and spring, it is more substantial. The work is evenly divided among the committee members to accommodate scheduling conflicts and other responsibilities.
New Advisor Mentoring Committee (2 open positions): The New Advisor Mentoring Committee develops programming to mentor and support new UO advisors. They are responsible for mentorship pairing, recruitment, and hosting gatherings for mentorship matches. Time commitment is approximately 5 hours per term.
Technology Committee (1 open position): This is a newly formed committee. The Technology committee will be responsible for content and layout of the ACAA website (acaa.uoregon.edu). Time commitment is approximately 5 hours per term.
For questions, please feel free to contact Rachel Allen (firstname.lastname@example.org)