Role: The regional chair appoints the conference chair. The conference chair assumes leadership for the entire regional annual conference program. The conference chair may or may not be an at-large member of the regional council, depending on the region.
Work with the regional chair and the professional development chair to appoint a conference vice-chair. With the conference vice-chair appoint a conference planning committee. The vice-chair may be selected from the conference location where they would serve as chair. A local host chair may be appointed as part of the committee to coordinate campus tours.
With the conference committee determine theme, conference description, and call for proposals. Coordinate with the conference program chair and staff for basic conference structure and content, including type and number of sessions, speakers, conference schedule, and special events within the confines of the contract with the conference facility.
Provide draft descriptions, welcome letters, etc. to SCUP staff for the production of conference materials (i.e. web site, programs, etc).
The conference chair makes a commitment of three years: one as the previous year's vice-chair, one as conference chair, and one as past conference chair.
Restricted to Mid-Atlantic Region
SCUP Membership Required? Yes
Minimum Qualifications: None
Terms of Service: One Year
Time Commitment: 1-5 Hours Month
Training: Limited Training by Staff
Travel Requirements: 2 Meetings Annually
Related Webpage: Mid-Atlantic Regional Council Listing
Interested In This Role? Contact Karen Verhey