2013-2014 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PresidentJerald Rudmann (Psi Beta)
Vice PresidentVerelyn Gibbs Watson (NSCS)
SecretaryTrisha Yarbrough (Alpha Chi)
MembersWesley G. Crawford (Sigma Lambda Chi), Donald Driemeier (Sigma Beta Delta),
Martha Zlokovich (Psi Chi), Dennis McSeveney (Alpha Kappa Delta)
Executive Director and National Office
Dorothy I. Mitstifer
4990 Northwind Drive, Suite 140
East Lansing, MI 48823-5031
(T) 517.351.8335 - (F) 517.351.8336
PROGRAM COMMITTEE: The Program Committee shall prepare the Annual Meeting agenda and program in consultation with and with the approval of the Board of Directors.
STANDARDS AND DEFINITIONS COMMITTEE: The Committee on Standards and Definitions shall study issues related to standards and definitions of honor societies and recommend principles to guide the Council in its work, and shall examine compliance of constitutions and/or bylaws of member societies with respect to Association standards and make recommendations to the Board of Directors and the Council.
ELIGIBILITY AND ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE: The Committee on Eligibility and Admissions shall correspond with organizations in order to determine their interest in affiliation with the Association and shall assist in the development of petitions for membership. It shall review objectives, governance, and activities of student organizations to determine eligibility of such societies for admission into the Association and shall make recommendations to the Board of Directors and the Council.
PUBLIC INFORMATION COMMITTEE: The Committee on Public Information shall publicize the Association and its Annual Meeting by distributing news releases to representatives of member societies and to appropriate associations and agencies, and shall promote the objectives and interests of the Association to other organizations and to the public through exhibits, exchanges, printed materials, and other appropriate means. The Public Information Committee will have primary responsibility for promoting the National Project on Ethics to both the external higher education community and to ACHS member societies to motivate them to participate in the ethics project.
BYLAWS COMMITTEE: The Bylaws Committee shall study issues referred to it by the Council or the Board of Directors and amendments submitted by individual members or committees and prepare appropriate amendments for consideration by the Board of Directors and the Council.
ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: The Association Management Committee shall study tax developments and new regulations, keep abreast of association management trends in non-profits, and inform the Board of Directors and Council of changes pertinent to member societies.
LONG RANGE PLANNING & STRATEGIC ISSUES COMMITTEE: The Long Range Planning and Strategic Issues Committee shall evaluate the goals and objectives of the Association and make recommendations for changes as deemed necessary.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: The Nominating Committee of five members shall be elected by the Council, two in even years and three in odd years. Candidates for the Nominating Committee shall reflect the diversity of the membership. It shall be the responsibility of this Committee to nominate candidates for directors and for the Nominating Committee to be filled at the Council Meeting. The Committee chair shall be elected annually by the Committee from among the five members. A member of the Nominating Committee may not be nominated for any vacancy without resigning as a member of the Nominating Committee. Before the election, additional nominations from the floor shall be permitted.
STANDING COMMITTEES, 2014-2015
Glenda Earwood (Alpha Lambda Delta), Co-Chair
Dennis McSeveney (Alpha Kappa Delta), Chair
Eligibility and Admissions
Jeff Chin (Alpha Kappa Delta), Chair
Long Range Planning &
Jerry Rudmann (Psi Beta), Chair
Ron Wolfe (Lambda Sigma), Chair
Standards and Definitions
James Lowry (Gamma Theta Upsilon), Chair
Recognition & Awards and Resolutions