Volunteer with NACA - National Position Detail

National Volunteer Positions: National Convention Program Committee Chair

Closed: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Closed


Coordinates and supervises the National Convention Program Committee in direct consultation with the Chair of the Board of Directors and NACA Office.

Specific Responsibilities

In conjunction with the NVDC Liaison, nominates a diverse and representative National Convention Program Committee for appointment by the Chair of the Board of Directors.
Maintains regular communication between NACA Office staff, Chair of the Board of Directors, and committee volunteers.
Submits reports to the Board of Directors and publications as needed.
Maintains open communication with the NACA Office staff and Board of Directors Chair
Updates and maintains convention planning processes and documents.
Creates list of potential National Convention keynote speakers along with the National Convention Program Committee and liaison from the Education Advisory Group.
Maintains open and constant communication with the National Convention Program Committee.
Ensures National Convention Program Committee abides by all association policies and procedures.
Attends onsite planning team meeting the summer prior to the convention.
Attends onsite planning team meeting the day prior to the convention.
Participates in training calls as scheduled.
In conjunction with the Chair of the Board of Directors, presides at National Convention activities and functions, sending letters of appreciation as needed, and undertakes other tasks as appropriate to National Convention program management.
Assures that NACA goals, initiatives and relevant Strategic Plan objectives are integrated with convention initiatives and position responsibilities.
Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of, and ensures adherence to NACA policies and procedures, as well as other applicable laws and regulations.
Follows NACA’s Non-Discrimination, Diversity Advancement and Affirmative Actions Principles to recommend others to fill available positions in the NACA leadership and takes the necessary steps to achieve a diverse Association both through the recruitment of volunteers and suggesting to the Board of Directors new or modified programs and services for the Association’s members.


Must be a full-time staff member at a member institution (Note: if the volunteer changes jobs during the position’s term, the new school must also be an NACA member and provide a statement of support. The NACA Office, Chair of the Board, National Volunteer Development Coordinator must be informed of this change and the letter of support must be received at the NACA Office within 30 days of hiring.)
Must have served as a previous member of the National Convention Program Committee or a regional conference program committee;
Must have approval from and support of their institution prior to applying for the position (Note: support is defined as financial as well as time out of the office, etc.)

Association Support

The National Convention Program Committee Chair will receive a comp registration waiver for National Convention. This position will also receive complimentary a hotel room. He/She will receive a reimbursement check for one-half of the double room rate for one night’s lodging for the time he/she is required to arrive early to attend required meetings. This position receives a complimentary ticket to the Professional Development luncheon and the National Convention Diversity Dinner.

Term of Service

14 month term starting Jan 1 and ending on Feb 28 of the following year

NACA Office Liaison

Director of Member Development and Services