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.
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.
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.
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.
Immaculata University Associate Editor
Communications: Dissemination of scholarly information on counselor education and supervision, keeping members informed about upcoming events, creating and disseminating newsletters.
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.
Historian: Collecting, organizing, and saving meeting minutes and other salient materials from both executive business meetings, conference planning meetings, and other important NARACES experiences.
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.
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.
Bylaws and Resolutions: Regular review and update of the NARACES By-Laws and Administrative Handbook.
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.
Equity & Justice Task Force:
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