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Regional Volunteer Opportunities
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There are numerous opportunities available within your region to get involved. Each area will work closely with the regional leadership to accomplish a variety of tasks and better serve the membership.

Click on the Action Team link below to learn more, or scroll down the page.

Regional Awards Committee

Regional Drive-Ins & Networking Events Committee

Regional Elections Committee

Regional Scholarship Committee

Regional Social Media & Regional Calendar Committee

Regional Outreach & Recruitment Committee

Regional Sponsorship Committee


Regional Awards Committee

Charge

Promote professional achievement award opportunities available through ACCED-I.

Tasks

  • Tap potential nominees
  • Scan through regional news and social media find outstanding events and/or accomplishments and encourage nomination
  • Coordinate with ACCED-I Headquarters throughout the nomination process to ensure that nominations are being made

Time Commitment

Year-round with emphasis from November to December.


Regional Drive-Ins & Networking Events Committee

Charge

Coordinate locations and logistics for events and ensure events have a well-rounded focus on both conferencing and events

Tasks

  • Confirm all events have a well-rounded focus on both conferencing and events
  • Submit appropriate forms to HQ for approval
  • Work with the Regional Social Media/Regional Calendar Coordinator to publicize opportunities
  • Collaborate with Outreach & Recruitment Committee to organize recruitment efforts at events
  • Update Regional Director and Regional Director-Elect on developments outside of committee meetings they chair
  • If needed, committee members should be willing and able to host at their institution

Time Commitment

Year-round


Regional Elections Committee

Charge

Actively solicit new leadership nominations and be a liaison between potential new leaders and ACCED-I Headquarters.

Tasks

  • Communicate with region via social media and email to tap potential candidates
  • Reach out to specific people and invite them to run, offer to submit nomination, etc.
  • In conjunction with ACCED-I Headquarters, announce election winners to Region

Time Commitment

Year-round with emphasis from September to November.


Regional Scholarship Committee

Charge

Promote regional scholarship opportunities and participate in the decision process.

 Tasks

  • Communicate with the region via social media and phone calls to encourage applicants
  • Encourage all new members to apply for scholarships
  • Decide regional scholarship recipient and notify applicants and HQ

Timeline

Annual Conference Scholarships: October – November

Educational Forum Scholarships: June – July


Regional Social Media & Regional Calendar Committee

Charge

Develop and maintain a calendar of regional events and collaborate with ACCED-I Headquarters to publish regional news to social media outlets, regional website, Connect, region newsletters and non-member

Tasks

  • Develop a timeline for posting key content on social media outlets
  • Work closely with all other volunteer teams to keep the region up-to-date on any news or events
  • Reach out to region for news and happenings
  • In conjunction with ACCED-I staff, maintain and monitor all regional social media accounts
  • Create and distribute a regional newsletter

Time Commitment

Year-round


Regional Outreach & Recruitment Committee

Charge

Work with ACCED-I Director of Membership to achieve membership recruitment and retention goals.

Tasks

  • Compile a list of institutions in region who are not ACCED-I members
  • Reach out to non-member institutions to share information about ACCED-I
  • Reach out to lapsed members
  • Welcome new members

Time Commitment

Year-round


Regional Sponsorship Committee

Charge

Cultivate relationships with vendors and businesses who may be interested in ACCED-I Corporate Membership and sponsorships for the Annual Conference, Drive-In’s, and other regional events.

Tasks

  • Compile a list of industry vendors with contact information
  • If appropriate, reach out to vendors and share info about ACCED-I to gauge interest in involvement.
  • Send vendor information to ACCED-I Director of Membership for follow-up
  • Help oversee sponsorship details for events
  • Monitor and confirm with ACCED-I Headquarters that sponsors are following guidelines

Time Commitment

Year-round