Committees

Membership:  Outreach to generate new memberships, particularly among the region’s supervisors, and to conduct regular needs assessments to determine how NARACES can better meet the needs of members.

Jennifer Vinces-Cua
Kean University

Technology: Technological functioning of NARACES, including but not limited to the association website, email distribution lists and mass mailings, videoconferencing and webinar platforms, conference registration, and other technological requests by committees.

Kristin Vincenzes
Lock Haven University

Awards: Solicitation of nominations for the yearly NARACES awards, selection of winners, and presentation of awards at either the NARACES or ACES conference business meeting.

Meredith Drew
William Paterson University

Grants: Rachel Vannatta: Development and maintenance of an application project for NARACES research grants, solicitation of applications, selection of winners, presentation of winners at either the NARACES or ACES conference business meeting, and any needed follow-up.


Journal: Functioning of the NARACES sponsored journal, the Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision. Chaired by the Editor of the journal.

Frank Hudspeth
Sacred Heart University
Editor

David Hunt

Immaculata University Associate Editor

Kaitlyn M. Forristal
New England College
Assistant Editor

Communications: Dissemination of scholarly information on counselor education and supervision, keeping members informed about upcoming events, creating and disseminating newsletters.

Yoon Suh Moh
Thomas Jefferson University
John Harrichand
State University of New York at Brockport

Regional Affiliates: Annually collecting and disseminating information from northeast regional ACES affiliates, including (but not limited to): organization annual revenue, bylaws, mission, election process, and leadership.

Melissa Ramdas
Mercy College

Historian: Collecting, organizing, and saving meeting minutes and other salient materials from both executive business meetings, conference planning meetings, and other important NARACES experiences.

Sherritta  Hughes
Georgian Court University

Research: Development and maintenance of an application project for NARACES research grants, solicitation of applications, selection of winners, presentation of winners at either the NARACES or ACES conference business meeting, and any needed follow-up.


Advocacy: Explore and suggest ways in which NARACES can become more active in furthering the interests of its members and in representing those interests to the wider professional community. 

Amanda Minor
Salve Regina University
Katie Muirhead
Katie Muirhead
Salve Regina University

Wellness: Promoting the wellness committee mission, including but not limited to maintaining the wellness committee section of the NARACES website, conducting wellness committee meetings, creating wellness-focused columns for dissemination in the newsletter.

Jocelyn Novella
Jocelyn Novella
Fairfield University
Devona Stalnaker-Shofner
Antioch University

Bylaws and Resolutions: Regular review and update of the NARACES By-Laws and Administrative Handbook.

Matthew L. Nice
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Accessibility and Equity: Making recommendations regarding accountability and the implementation of accessibility in the workings of the NARACES Conference. This committee will address issues of access, inclusion, and equity within the profession, pertaining, but not limited to disability, race, ethnicity, sexual and affectional orientation, gender identity, and religious diversity.

Lynn Price
Penn State Doctoral Student
Amanda Minor
Salve Regina University

Equity & Justice Task Force:

Devona Stalnaker-Shofner
Antioch University
Shanta Pamphile

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