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.


2 co-chairs, 6-8 committee members selected by co-chairs by August 1

  • 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.

  • 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.
Board Liaison
Stacy McClelland, Past President
Leadership & Recognition Committee Co-Chairs

Stacy McClelland,

Mallory Powell,
Vector Marketing
Nominations Committee Members
1. Joshua Bauroth, Nazareth College
2. Courtney Bigger, University of Maryland RH smith School of Business
3. Beth Settje, University of Connecticut 
4. open
Awards Committee Members
1. Kimberly Dixon, Stong Brook University, SUNY (D&I rep)
2. Jennifer Friary, St. John's University 
3. Lisa Hansinger, Saint Joseph's University
4. Stacey Kohler, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
5. Open Position

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


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