2020 Executive Board


The PCACAC Nominating Committee values your opinion as we identify the following 2020 Executive Board candidates.  Please read below for the responsibilities of each position.

  • President-Elect - 3-year term
  • At-Large Delegate (2 positions) - 3-year term

Please review the duties of each available position below and consider either a self-nomination or identify a PCACAC member who is ready to take the next step in PCACAC leadership.  Current membership is required in order to submit a nomination.  If you are NOT a current PCACAC member, you may join while submitting your nomination through the following form: 

Complete the Candidate Application and Institutional Support Form

The official candidate nomination filing deadline is Friday, February 7, 2020Nominees will be notified regarding candidacy status by the end of February.

The election will be held from March 9 to April 19, 2020.  A final announcement will be made during the Membership Meeting & Awards Luncheon on Monday, April 20, at PCACAC's 55th Annual Conference at the Hotel Madison in Harrisonburg, VA.  Newly elected officers will take office July 1, 2020.

Thank you for your commitment to PCACAC and we look forward to receiving your nominations!


John E. "Jake" Talmage
Immediate Past President and Nominating Chair
[email protected]

Nominations are being sought for the following positions:

PRESIDENT-ELECT (3-year term):  The President-Elect shall succeed in sequence to the office of the President and then to the office of Past-President upon the annual completion of the term of each office. 

Responsibilities of the President-Elect:

  • Serve as a voting member of the Executive Committee
  • Attend all Executive Committee meetings and, in the absence of the President, preside at any official PCACAC function
  • Succeed to the office of the President in the event of an early vacancy in that office and then continuing to serve the normal term as President
  • Serve as Ex-officio member of all PCACAC committees except Governance & Nominating; attend select meetings as necessary to understand committee challenges, present issues, or priorities
  • Serve as a member of and advisor to the Conference Planning Committee; to serve as Conference Program Committee Chair
  • Serve as a delegate to the NACAC Assembly
  • Represent PCACAC at the NACAC Leadership Development Institute (LDI), the Legislative Conference/President’s Council Meeting, and other NACAC related events when appropriate
  • Assist the President with the goals and objectives of PCACAC
  • Act as the group coordinator of the “Professional Practice and Development” committees (Conference Chair, conference sub-committees, Professional Development and sub-committees, Meetings and Events Site coordinator) to encourage collaboration among committees, ensure on-going recruitment and participation of committee members, and provide committee reports during Executive Committee meetings, as needed
  • Assist in development and implementation of professional development opportunities for the general membership and the Executive Committee
  • Assure, in concert with the President and Immediate Past President, PCACAC representation and involvement in other allied Associations
  • Participate, as requested, in other state and regional conferences
  • To fulfill the three-year presidential cycle and the concomitant responsibilities
  • Assist the President in ensuring the Executive Committee’s work is directed towards achieving the goals set forth in PCACAC’s Strategic Plan

AT-LARGE DELEGATE (3-year term):  PCACAC elects Delegates to the NACAC Assembly who shall serve in compliance with the provisions of the NACAC Bylaws. To be a Delegate, a candidate must be the principal representative of a voting NACAC member institution or a voting individual member of NACAC within the geographical area served by PCACAC. Elected Delegates shall serve no more than two consecutive terms.  This election year, one At-large Delegate position is available.

Delegates are required to attend the Summer Leadership Retreat and Full Board Meeting, participate in a Delegate Training Meeting, and serve as a delegate during the Assembly at the NACAC annual conference. In addition, Delegates are asked to join and participate in another PCACAC committee of choice.

Those persons standing for election as a Delegate in PCACAC who are not elected may be designated as Alternate Delegates for the year in which they stood for election.

The responsibilities of the Delegate include:

  • Identify general membership concerns, especially as they relate to NACAC and the Statement of Principles of Good Practice: NACAC’s Code of Ethics and Professional Practices
  • Represent the concerns of the PCACAC membership to NACAC through appropriate forums
  • Vote on issues and motions raised at the NACAC Assembly and vote in the selection of the NACAC President-Elect and Board of Directors positions
  • Solicit member input on NACAC and PCACAC issues and concerns raised through NACAC and the Assembly
  • Serve voluntarily on a standing committee of choice
Complete the Candidate Application and Institutional Support Form

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