Annual Conference Committee

Committee Purpose/Mission 

Develops organizes and coordinates the EACE Annual Conference. Within the conference committee there are several sub-committees that manage functional areas of the conference (i.e. programming, community service, entertainment).

2019 Annual Conference | June 24-26 | Connecticut Convention Center | Hartford, CT

Board Liaison
Craig Single, EACE President-Elect
Vertex, Inc.
Annual Conference Committee Co-Chairs
Robbin Beauchamp,
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Ali Joyce,
Northeastern University
Community Service Sub-Committee
Co-Chair: Amy McPherson,
Virginia Tech 
Co-Chair: Joe Santacroce,
Salem State University
Entertainment Service Committee Co-Chairs
 Co-Chair: Lauren Campilglio,
Saint Anselm College
Co-Chair: Tracey Hanton,
Community College of Philadelphia 
Exhibitors & Sponsors Committee Co-Chair
 Co-Chair: Jermaine Harris,
University at Albany
Hospitality / Newcomers Committee Co-Chairs
 Co-Chair: Danielle Pearles,
Virginia Commonwealth University
Co-Chair: Janis Stokes,
Keynote / Employer Taskforce Committee Co-Chairs
 Co-Chair: Jill Milon,
Stevens Institute of Technology
 Co-Chair: Samantha McGurgan,
Merrimack College
Pre-Conference Workshop Committee Co-Chairs
 Co-Chair: Jim Lowe,
University of Connecticut
Co-Chair: Elizabeth Fegert
Penn State University, University Park
Programming Committee Co-Chairs
 Co-Chair: Kristin Eicholtz,
DeSales University
 Co-Chair: Gerald Tang,
Baruch College, CUNY
Reesa Greenwald, Seton Hall University (O&A Rep)
Brittany Langletz, York College of Pennsylvania (Liaison from PD Committee - Continuing Education) 
Publicity Committee Co-Chairs
Co-Chair: Theresa Mattern
Wellesley College
(Employer Recruitment)
Co-Chair: Mary Alice Barrows,
William Paterson University
(PR & Marketing Committee liaison)


  • 2 conference committee co-chairs are selected by the President-Elect

  • Each sub-committee of the conference will have 1-2 co-chairs selected by the conference co-chairs and in place by August 1.

  • Each sub-committee may have a committee ranging from 2-8 members selected by that sub-committee chair(s).  

  • One to two members Outcomes & Assessment focused ensuring that we are addressing the needs/assessments of our members

  • Two members diversity and inclusion (D&I) focused ensuring that D&I voices and concerns are heard and considered

  • Committee member solicitation should take place between June 1 and August 1.

  • Co-chairs 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.

Requirements of the Committee

  • Hold meetings monthly, meetings every other week the month prior to the conference, and meetings every week the month of the conference

  • Work toward goals and report to board

Click here to view complete committee charter and resources.

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