2021-2022 Leadership & Recognition Committee

Committees runs concurrently with EACE's fiscal year, July 1 - June 30. To view the 2020-2021 committee page, click here.

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.

Committee Roster:

Board Liaison
Jennifer Rossi Long, Immediate Past President, West Chester University
Leadership & Recognition Committee Co-Chairs
Jennifer Rossi Long
West Chester University
Jocelyn Coalter
St. John's University
Nominations Sub-Committee Members (Board of Directors)
1. Jill Milon, President
2. Junior Delgado, President-Elect
3. Jennifer Grauso, Director, Finance
4. Ally Baldwin, Director, Technology & Information Management
5. Amy Drakesmith, Director, Public Relations & Communications
6. Jermaine Harris, Director, Member Services
7. Tibisay Hernandez, Director, Diversity & Inclusion
8. Mallory Powell, Director, Membership Recruitment & Retention
9. Laurent Troland, Director, Professional Development
Awards Sub-Committee Members
1. Susan Beddes, Fitchburg State University
2. Priyanka Bishnoi, Northeastern University
3. Jennifer Friary, M.S., Saint John's University
4. Mikolaj Matwiejczuk, University of Connecticut

Requirements of the Committee:

  • Work collaboratively with the PR and Marketing Committee to promote and 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
  • Responsible for reviewing nominations on a rolling basis to ensure a desired pool of candidate is received by the established deadline. Co-Chairs are responsible for adhering to established dates and deadlines.
  • Committee members will contact all nominees to notify of status and collect bios, headshots, etc to submit to HQ 
  • Attend the Awards Luncheon at the conference to recognize award winners
  • Hold monthly meetings, work toward goals, report to board
  • Review web pages related to your committee’s activities and work with HQ to make sure they are accurate throughout the year. 
  • Responsible for ensuring all committee-related dates and deadlines are added to the EACE Master Calendar

Click here to view complete committee charter and resources.

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