NACAS Board of Directors
Position Responsibilities

View national Board of Director positions and responsibilities below.

President

Qualification

The President of the Association must be a full-time employee of a member institution in good-standing.

Conduct

The President of the Association shall, at all times:

  • Uphold the By-laws of the Association.
  • Adhere to the NACAS Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Conduct business in compliance with established policies.
  • Practice the established values in the values statement.
  • Support the mission and vision of the Association.
  • Conduct business in accordance with the Strategic Plan.

Responsibilities

The President of the Association shall:

  • Read and understand the By-Laws and the Policies governing the Association.
  • Set the date and work with the CEO on place for all Board of Directors meetings.
  • Preside at meetings of the Board, Executive Committee, and general membership.
  • Serve as member of the Finance Committee and attend in-person Finance committee meetings.
  • Enforce all administrative rules and regulations.
  • Provide direction and leadership for the Association.
  • Remain focused on member issues.
  • Write commentaries for College Services magazine.
  • Appoint special committees as needed.
  • Appoint all Chairs to the Standing and Special Committees and also those members as required and specified in the By-Laws, pending approval by the Board of Directors.
  • In consultation with the Board, present Committee Chairs with a list of Association objectives for the year.
  • Hold regularly scheduled status meetings with the CEO.
  • Attend regional conferences.
  • In consultation with the President-Elect and Vice President, set agenda and host the winter Leadership Team Meeting.
  • Conduct the annual CEO evaluation with input from the Board of Directors and other key stakeholders.
  • Host various events at the annual C3X Conference & Expo including the Past President’s meeting.
  • Review the State of the Association before distribution to the general membership.
  • Approve all CEO expense reimbursement requests.
  • The President shall be deemed to be the Immediate Past President for the following year.

Length of Term

The President shall serve one year upon installation at the C3X Conference & Expo.

President-Elect

Qualification

The President-Elect must be a full-time employee of a member institution in good-standing in good standing.

Conduct

The President-Elect shall, at all times:

  • Uphold the By-laws of the Association.
  • Adhere to the NACAS Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Conduct business in compliance with established policies.
  • Practice the established values in the values statement.
  • Support the mission and vision of the Association.
  • Conduct business in accordance with the Strategic Plan.

Responsibilities

The President-Elect shall:

  • Read and understand the By-Laws and the Policies governing the Association.
  • Serve as a full voting member of the Board of Directors and attend Board meetings.
  • Serve as a member of the Executive Committee.
  • Serve as member of the Finance Committee.
  • Select the Chairs of the Standing Committees, with Board approval, prior to the annual C3X Conference & Expo when the office of President is assumed.
  • Serve as the Board liaison to the NACAS Foundation.
  • Serve as the Board liaison to the C3X Conference Committee for the year presidency is assumed.
  • In consultation with the President and Vice President, assist in planning and attend the Leadership Team Meeting.
  • Prepare to assume the office of President, upon installation or upon the death, removal from office, or inability to act of the sitting President.
  • Develop objectives for year as President.
  • Introduce and host events as assigned at the Annual C3X Conference & Expo.
  • Participate in the annual CEO evaluation process.
  • Assume the office of the NACAS President once the President-Elect term is complete.
  • Other duties as assigned by the President.

Length of Term

The President-Elect shall serve a one year term upon installation at the annual C3X Conference & Expo.

Vice-President

Qualification

The Vice President must be a full-time employee of a member institution in good-standing and shall be from the region of the Association identified through the regional rotation schedule: East, Central, West, and South.

Conduct

The Vice President shall, at all times:

  • Uphold the By-laws of the Association.
  • Adhere to the NACAS Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Conduct business in compliance with established policies.
  • Practice the established values in the values statement.
  • Support the mission and vision of the Association.
  • Conduct business in accordance with the Strategic Plan.

Responsibilities

  • Read and understand the By-Laws and the Policies governing the Association.
  • Serve as a member of the Executive Committee and attend committee meetings.
  • Serve as a full voting member of the Board of Directors and attend Board meetings.
  • Serve on the Annual C3X Conference Committee as the liaison between the committee and the Board of Directors for the conference that occurs the year of service as President-Elect.
  • Serve as the Chair of the Committee Chair Council (CCC). Conduct regular meetings.
  • Serve as the liaison between the CCC and the Board.
  • Serve as the board liaison to the Professional Development Committee.
  • Provide leadership to the CCC ensuring links between the committees’ actions and the Strategic Plan.
  • In consultation with the President and President-Elect, assist in planning and attend the winter Leadership Team meeting.
  • Serve as member of the Finance Committee.
  • Participate in the CEO Evaluation process.
  • Assume the office of the President-Elect once the Vice President term is complete.

Length of Term

The Vice-President shall serve a one-year term upon election and installation at the Annual C3X Conference & Expo.

At-Large Members

Qualification

The At-Large Board Member must be a full-time employee of a member institution in good-standing and shall be elected by the members of the Association.

Conduct

The At-Large Board Member shall, at all times:

  • Uphold the By-laws of the Association.
  • Adhere to the NACAS Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Conduct business in compliance with established policies.
  • Practice the established values in the values statement.
  • Support the mission and vision of the Association.
  • Conduct business in accordance with the Strategic Plan.

Responsibilities

The At-Large Board Member shall:

  • Read and understand the By-Laws and the Policies governing the Association.
  • Focus on specific priorities or critical issues identified by the Board of Directors.
  • Chair task force or serve as a special liaison between the task force/committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Attend meetings pertaining to the specific priority.
  • Prepare and present reports as requested by the President or Board of Directors at a Board of Directors meeting.
  • Serve as a full voting member of the Board of Directors and attend Board meetings.
  • Introduce and host events as assigned at the annual C3X Conference & Expo.
  • Attend annual Leadership Team Meeting.
  • Participate in the CEO Evaluation process.
  • Other duties as assigned by the President.

Length of Term

The At-Large Board Member shall serve a three year term upon election and installation at the annual C3X Conference & Expo.

Treasurer

Qualification

The Treasurer must be a full-time employee of a member institution in good-standing and shall be elected by the members of the Association.

Conduct

The Treasurer shall, at all times:

  • Uphold the By-laws of the Association.
  • Adhere to the NACAS Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Conduct business in compliance with established policies.
  • Practice the established values in the values statement.
  • Support the mission and vision of the Association.
  • Conduct business in accordance with the Strategic Plan.

Responsibilities

The Treasurer shall:

  • Read and understand the By-Laws and the Policies governing the Association.
  • Serve as a full voting member of the Board of Directors and attend Board meetings.
  • Serve as a member of the Executive Committee and attend committee meetings.
  • Serve as Chair of the Finance Committee. Conduct meetings as needed.
  • Review and recommend changes to the fiscal policies of the Association.
  • Advise the Board of Directors concerning reserve and other investments.
  • Submit and present an audited Annual Report for approval by the membership at the annual C3X Conference & Expo.
  • Cooperate fully with the Auditors in preparation of the Annual Report.
  • Work with CEO/Accounting team to prepare status reports for all board meetings.
  • Ensure that all funding priorities adhere to the Association’s mission, vision, and strategic direction of the Association.
  • Prepare any special reports requested by the President or Board of Directors.
  • Prepare a proposed budget with direction from the Finance Committee, Board of Directors, and the CEO.
  • Present proposed budget for approval by the membership at the annual C3X Conference & Expo.
  • Introduce and host events as assigned at the annual C3X Conference & Expo.
  • Attend the annual Leadership Team Meeting.
  • Participate in the CEO Evaluation process.
  • Other duties as assigned by the President.

Length of Term

The Treasurer shall serve a three year term upon election and installation at the annual C3X Conference & Expo.

Immediate Past President

Qualification

The Immediate Past President must be a full-time employee of a member institution in good-standing.

Conduct

The Immediate Past President shall, at all times:

  • Uphold the By-laws of the Association.
  • Adhere to the NACAS Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Conduct business in compliance with established policies.
  • Practice the established values in the values statement.
  • Support the mission and vision of the Association.
  • Conduct business in accordance with the Strategic Plan.

Responsibilities

The Immediate Past President shall:

  • Read, review, and understand the By-Laws and the Policies governing the Association. At the request of the President, activate and chair the By-Laws Committee.
  • Serve as a full voting member of the Board of Directors and attend Board meetings.
  • Serve as a member of the Executive Committee.
  • Participate in the CEO evaluation process.
  • Serve as Parliamentarian at all official meetings.
  • Swear in the newly elected Board at the annual C3X Conference & Expo.
  • Chair the Nominating Committee.
  • Present the proposed slate of officers to the National Board at the Summer Board Meeting.
  • Coordinate communications with Past Presidents.
  • Fulfill any annual C3X Conference & Expo duties assigned.
  • Attend the annual Leadership Team Meeting.
  • Other duties as assigned by the President or Board of Directors.

Length of Term

The Immediate Past President shall serve a one year term at the completion of a successful term as President. The year commences after installation at the annual C3X Conference & Expo.

Regional Directors

Qualification

The Regional Director must be a full-time employee of a member institution in good-standing and is elected by the members of their respective regions at the Region’s Annual Conference.

Conduct

The Regional Director shall, at all times:

  • Uphold the By-laws of the Association.
  • Adhere to the NACAS Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Conduct business in compliance with established policies.
  • Practice the established values in the values statement.
  • Support the mission and vision of the Association.
  • Conduct business in accordance with the Strategic Plan.

Responsibilities

The Regional Director shall:

  • Read and understand the By-Laws and Policies governing the Association.
  • Serve on his/her region’s Board of Directors as a full voting member.
  • Serve as a full voting member of the Board of Directors and attend Board meetings.
  • Ensure regional needs are represented at the national level and national issues are brought back to the regions for input.
  • Serve as the liaison between the National Board and the Regional Board.
  • Participate in Committee Chair Council meetings if requested by the Regional President.
  • Prepare and present reports of regional activities as requested by the President or Board of Directors at a Board of Directors meeting.
  • Attend the annual Leadership Team Meeting.
  • Participate in the CEO Evaluation process.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Regional or National President.

Length of Term

The Regional Director shall serve a three year term upon installation at the annual C3X Conference & Expo.

Chief Executive Officer (Ex-Officio)

Responsibilities: The Chief Executive Officer (Ex-Officio) acts as Secretary of the Board and performs other duties as assigned by the President and the Board.