The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS or the Council) is calling for nominations for the position of commissioner on the Council. Commissioners also comprise the ACICS Board of Directors. The following commissioner position is to be filled:
* Elected ACICS-Accredited Member Representative for the term beginning January 1, 2015 and continuing through December 31, 2019.
Elected ACICS-Accredited Member Representative is defined as someone employed by an ACICS member institution in good standing and meeting other eligibility criteria. For more information on nomination and election procedures please consult the Bylaws, Article IV. The ACICS Nominating Committee will select the candidates to stand for election. The election will be held in October, 2014.
The powers and duties of the Board of Directors and Council are set forth in the Bylaws. Commissioners are expected to attend all regularly scheduled Council meetings. The five-day Council accreditation meetings are scheduled three times per year in Washington, D.C., usually during the first week of April, August, and December. Council members are also expected to participate in the ACICS Annual Conference and Business Meeting (2015 - May 27-29 in Las Vegas), and the February Policy Meeting (2015 - February 22-26 in San Juan, Puerto Rico). Travel expenses for all Council-related activities are reimbursed by ACICS.
The Council invites you to nominate qualified candidates; self-nominations are accepted. With your nomination please have the candidate submit an application. ACICS Commissioner Nomination Application.
Please contact Jeanine Ford, Vice President of Administration at 202-336-6847 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
All applications must be received via electronic format by July 25, 2014. A signed conflict of interest and confidentiality statement is required at the time a commissioner takes office.
Thank you for your time and consideration of possible candidates to serve ACICS member institutions in this important capacity.
Albert C. Gray,
President & CEO