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Election Process

Leadership Nominations

The following positions on the NACRO Board of Directors are open for nominations.  To be eligible for a leadership role as a committee co-chair, candidates are required to be a NACRO member and to have served a minimum of one year as an active member, preferably for the committee they wish to lead.  To nominate someone, including yourself, or to inquire about these positions, please contact NACRO leadership.  If there are more candidates than open positions, the eligible candidates receiving the most votes will be elected.

  • Marketing & Communications Committee Chair-elect
  • Benchmarking Committee Chair-elect
  • Professional Development Committee Chair-elect
  • Membership & Alliances Committee Chair-elect
  • At-Large Member

An overview presentation of 2017-18 elections can be found here

Marketing & Communications Committee

This committee establishes and promotes the NACRO brand and develops and implements communication strategies.

Benchmarking Committee

This committee annually designs, conducts, and analyzes the results of a survey that attempts to compare and contrast university corporate relations efforts (including holistic efforts, as well as more narrowly defined complementary work) at NACRO members’ institutions. A survey is conducted, analyzed, and presented each year at the NACRO annual meeting.

Professional Development Committee

This committee determines best practices for the education and professional development of NACRO members and utilizes these best practices to design and deliver educational and professional development offerings for NACRO membership and others seeking corporate relations expertise.

Membership & Alliances Committee

This committee shall have as its primary mission the growth of NACRO's membership and make recommendations on issues involving membership and administer the member program. The committee shall also assess the need for and potential direction of alliances with academic and industry organizations aligned with NACRO interests; shall provide recommendations for alliances to the Board of Directors; and shall manage on behalf of the Board of Directors those alliances that have been approved. 

At-Large Members

At-Large members take on projects as needed by the Board of Directors throughout the year of their term.