Future of the Profession

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ACUHO-I Elections

Help shape ACUHO-I's future leadership.

The ACUHO-I Executive Board is charged with setting the association’s strategic path and ensuring resources to best meet the needs of the members and profession.

The 2024 Executive Board election nomination process is now open. Four positions are open for election this year. Those elected will begin their service on January 1, 2025.

  • Vice President (3-Year Presidential Cycle, 2025-2027)
  • Workforce Development Director (3-year term, 2025-2027)
  • Facilities & Physical Environment Director (2-year term, 2025-2026)
  • Business Practices and Enhancement Director (2-year term, 2025-2026)

Review the following materials before submitting a nomination or applying for an Executive Board position:

Election Process Timeline

  • March 19 – Call for nominations and applications opens.
  • May 9 @ noon ET (US) – Peer nominations due.
  • May 23 @ noon ET (US) – Candidate application (Part 1) due.
  • July 12 – Applicants notified of their status
  • July 18 | noon ET (US): The Candidate application (Part 2) is due. This confirms institutional support for the slated candidates.
  • July 30 – August 13 – Voting occurs.
  • August 22 – Election results publically announced

Nominate a Peer

  • Deadline: May 9, 2024 at noon ET (US)
  • Review Executive Board position descriptions as well as Executive Board competencies, skills and involvement here.
  • Complete web form to provide details on the individual(s) being nominated.
  • The Nominations Committee will follow up with eligible nominees to confirm their interest in proceeding with the nominations process.

Submit your Application Executive Board Position

  • Deadline: May 23, 2024, at noon ET (US)
  • Review the 2025 Executive Board Nomination Packet
  • Complete the Executive Board Application.
  • Slated candidates will be asked to complete the second part of the application before July 18, 2024.

Executive Board Position Descriptions

In the final year of a three-year presidential cycle, the President presides over and facilitates all Executive Board meetings. Is the primary liaison between the Executive Board and the ACUHO-I CEO/Executive Director. Represents ACUHO-I at various conferences, events, and partnership meetings. Has the opportunity to appoint up to two ex officio members to the Executive Board. Awards Presidential Service Awards.

In the second year of a three-year presidential cycle, the President-Elect is responsible for leading the ACUHO-I Strategic Planning process. Assists in the planning of the annual ACUHO-I State of the Profession conference event. Works in tandem with the Vice President to liaise with ad hoc committees or task forces as needed. Coordinates orientation for Board members and committee chairs. Serves as representative to external partners when necessary.

In the first year of a three-year presidential cycle, the Vice President liaises with external association business partners and works in tandem with the President-Elect to liaise with ad hoc committees or task forces as needed. Reviews constitution and accepts primary responsibility for constitutional revision. Serves as the Executive Board liaison to the ACUHO-I Research and Educational Foundation Board of Trustees.

The Finance and Corporate Records Officer provides financial oversight for ACUHO-I and association records and chairs the Audit and Finance committees. They ensure that Executive Board meeting minutes are recorded, reviewed, approved, and distributed; make the required financial reports as stipulated in the Constitution; and register members at the annual ACUHO-I Business Meeting.

The Business Practices and Enhancement Director provides leadership and direction in ensuring that the association maintains professional standards in its practices with corporate partners. This includes expertise in the areas of marketing, technology, and conferencing as they relate to meeting the changing needs of ACUHO-I members.

The Facilities and Physical Environment Director provides leadership in defining and promoting cost-effective, comfortable, safe, secure, and sustainable campus housing environments. This includes expertise in the areas of sustainability, renovation and construction, furnishings, amenity planning and purchasing, residence hall maintenance and operations, safety, and other related resources.

The Globalization Director provides experience regarding campus housing operations and systems located outside the United States, along with leadership to facilitate ACUHO-I becoming the world’s foremost campus housing authority. The position also brings an understanding of how ACUHO-I’s new or existing products and services will be utilized and perceived by members and customers outside the United States.

The Inclusion and Equity Director provides leadership, support, and coordination to ACUHO-I activities and work groups related to inclusion and equity issues. Supports enhancing the diversity of ACUHO-I’s membership; advocates for under-represented groups within ACUHO-I membership and leadership positions; promotes services, opportunities, and actions that support inclusion and equity.

The Knowledge Enhancement Director provides leadership, support, and coordination to ACUHO-I  activities and work groups related to knowledge enhancement of campus housing professionals. This includes providing expertise in the areas of research, assessment, development of new knowledge, information creation and dissemination, publishing, and connections with graduate programs.

The Regional Affiliations Director provides leadership, support, and coordination to activities and work groups related to regional associations. Identifies and articulates issues of importance to regional associations and other constituent groups; creates liaisons with United States regional associations and other affiliated constituents; and works closely with Globalization Director.

The Residence Education Director provides leadership, support, and coordination to ACUHO-I activities and work groups related to the student experience and the connection between student and academic affairs. This includes providing expertise in the areas of academic initiatives, active application of current theory and knowledge, student learning, diversity, individual communities, and student development.

The Workforce Development Director provides leadership and expertise to strategic efforts to anticipate and meet workforce demands. This position understands the changing priorities, roles, and demands of the campus housing profession and guides planning to develop opportunities for staff to gain the necessary skills and competencies to serve students. This includes expertise in the areas of continuing education, professional competencies, standards, professional development, and staff recruitment and retention.

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