2019-2020 Leadership & Recognition Committee

Committee Purpose/Mission 

Oversees the nominating process of future leaders, such as Board Members, as well as the EACE Awards. This process includes coordinating the nomination and election process, reviewing nominees, and providing recommended award winners and a board slate for the board to vote on.


1 chair for Awards Sub-Committee with 4-6 sub-committee members selected by chair by August 14

  • One member diversity and inclusion (D&I) focused for the whole committee ensuring that D&I voices and concerns are heard and considered
  • Committee member solicitation should take place between June 1 and August 1.
  • Chair should make every effort to include at least 1 employer member and 1 new member (joined within the past 2 years) in the committee.
  • Co-chairs are responsible for ensuring volunteers are active members of EACE by checking the directory.
  • View committee roster.

1 chair for Nominating Sub-Committee who is Immediate Past President with Board of Directors serving as committee members.

Board Liaison
Noah Simon, Past President
University at Albany
Leadership & Recognition Committee Co-Chairs

Noah Simon,
University at Albany

Mallory Powell,
Vector Marketing Corporation

Nominations Committee Members
1. Craig Single, President
2. Jennifer Rossi Long, President-Elect
3. Ali Joyce, Director, Finance
4. Jennifer Grauso, Director, Professional Development
5. Dr. Alicia Monroe, Director, Diversity & Inclusion
6. Jocelyn Coalter, Director, Public Relations & Communications
7. Amy Smith, Director, Technology & Information Management
8. Christine Cervelli, Director, Membership Recruitment & Retention
9. Terri Morris, Director, Member Services
Awards Committee Members
1. Jennifer Friary, St. John's University
2. Beth Settje, University of Connecticut - Storrs
3. Zenobia Littlejohn, Freedom Mortgage
4. Sharon Belden Castonguay, Wesleyan University
5. Position Open

Requirements of the Committee

  • Hold monthly meetings, work toward goals, report to board
  • Work collaboratively with the PR and Marketing Committee and HQ to solicit nominations for the EACE Awards and board positions to current members
  • Review nominations and provide a recommendation for award winners and a proposed board slate to the Board of Directors
  • Committee members will work with HQ to collect bios, portraits, etc., and encourage members to vote in the election.
  • Attend the Awards Luncheon at the conference to recognize award winners
  • Review web-pages related to your committee’s activities and work with HQ to make sure they are accurate throughout the year.


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