Professional Development Committee

Committee Purpose/Mission 

  • Foster mentoring, networking, benchmarking and idea sharing opportunities for EACE members through in-person events, online platforms and collaborations with other committees.

  • Plans and coordinates activities and events during the year to further the professional development and knowledge base of the membership.

  • The committee coordinates 2 webinars per year. Additionally, the committee coordinates 1 webinar that is open to the regional ACEs. 

  • Plans and executes Meet Ups – a day of learning in various geographic locations.

  • Plans and executes EACE “Off the Clock” events – a networking event held in a variety of geographic locations.

  • Manages the Mentor Program.


4 co-chairs, 14 committee members selected by co-chairs by August 1

  • 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.
Board Liaisons
Jennifer Grauso, Director of Professional Development
Robin Tucker, Director of Leadership Development
Professional Development Committee Co-Chairs
Josh Domitrovich,
Clarion University
Emily Merritt,
Trinity College

Jocelyn Coalter,
St. John's University
(O&A Rep)

Continuing Education: (shall serve as liaison on the Annual Conference Programming Committee)
Brittany Langletz,
York College of Pennsylvania

Mentoring Committee Members
1. Kimberly Brown, Princeton University (D&I Rep)
2. Lindsey Brown, American University
3. Jennifer Fragleasso, Hofstra University
4. Chelsea Keen, Penn State University, University Pack 
Events Committee Members
1. Karen Demmler, Temple University
2. Robin Nackman, Marymount Manhattan College 
3. Katie Vagen, Bridgewater State University (D&I Rep)
4. Jolynn Varano, York College of Pennsylvania
Webinars Committee Members
1. Nicole Darling, Penn State University, University Park
2. Tibisay Hernandez, University at Albany (D&I Rep)
3. Kayla Lauricella, Fordham University 
Continuing Education (SHRM/PHR Credits) Committee Members
1. Cheresa Fewell, St. John's University
2. Kathy Krause, DeSales University

Requirements of the Committee

  • Hold monthly meetings, work toward goals, report to board


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