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2016-2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President—Jerald Rudmann (Psi Beta)
Vice President
—Steve Loflin (The National Society of Collegiate Scholars)
Secretary—Trisha Yarbrough (Alpha Chi)
Members—Wesley G. Crawford (Sigma Lambda Chi), Donald Driemeier (Sigma Beta Delta), Jane Hamblin (Mortar Board),
Dennis McSeveney (Alpha Kappa Delta), Martha Zlokovich (Psi Chi)

Interim Executive Director and National Office

Lisa Wootton Booth
1749 Hamilton Road, Suite 106
Okemos, MI 48864
(T) 517.351.8335
info@achsnatl.org

ACHS Standing Committees and their Functions

 

STANDING COMMITTEES, 2016-2017

Association Management

Curt Gomulinski, Chair, Tau Beta Pi
Lisa Wootton Booth, ACHS Interim Executive Director
Burrell Montz, Gamma Theta Upsilon
Trisha Yarbrough, Alpha Chi
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.

Bylaws

Dennis McSeveney, Chair, Alpha Kappa Delta
Mark P. Del Mastro, Sigma Delta Pi
Jane Hamblin, Mortar Board
Holly Moorhead, Chi Sigma Iota
Bethany Titus, Alpha Kappa Delta
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.

Eligibility and Admissions

Jane Hamblin, Chair, Mortar Board
Curt Gomulinski, Tau Beta Pi
Deadra Mackie, Beta Kappa Chi
Orlando Madrigal, Upsilon Pi Epsilon
Angelo "Angie" Perna, Omega Chi Epsilon
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.

Long Range Planning & Strategic Issues

Martha Zlokovich, Chair, Psi Chi
Tricia Gomulinski, Tau Beta Pi
Jerry Rudmann, Psi Beta
Gabrielle Williams, Mu Kappa Tau
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

Kate Gaertner, Chair, Alpha Sigma Nu
Ron Wolfe, Lambda Sigma
Kevin Howell, Epsilon Phi Tau
Susan Huffman, Alpha Lambda Delta
Suzanne Rupp, Pi Gamma Mu
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.

Program

Steve Loflin, Chair, NSCS
Chris Carosella, Beta Gamma Sigma
David Gibson, Phi Sigma Tau
Eileen Merberg, Alpha Lambda Delta
Angelo “Angie” Perna, Omega Chi Epsilon
Jerry Rudmann, Psi Beta
The Program Committee shall prepare the Annual Meeting agenda and program in consultation with and with the approval of the Board of Directors.

Public Information

Eileen Merberg, Chair, Alpha Lambda Delta
Beverly Evans, Pi Delta Phi
Steve Loflin, NSCS
Gabrielle Williams, Mu Kappa Tau
Ron Wolfe, Lambda Sigma
Lisa Wootton Booth, ACHS Interim Executive Director
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.

Recognition & Awards and Resolutions (Ad Hoc)

Wes Crawford, Chair, Sigma Lambda Chi
Glenn Goss, Chi Epsilon
Orlando Madrigal, Upsilon Pi Epsilon
Melissa Martin, Phi Upsilon Omicron
The Committee comes together as needed to bestow recognition or awards to deserving member societies, representatives or others. The Committee also develops formal resolutions which are presented as needed to the Council during the annual business meeting.

Standards and Definitions

James Lowry, Chair, Gamma Theta Upsilon
Jeff Arnold, Delta Mu Delta
Jeff Chin, Alpha Kappa Delta
Holly Moorhead, Chi Sigma Iota
Lisa Wootton Booth, ACHS Interim Executive Director
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.
 
03/10/2016