Maintains the permanent records of the organization, chronicling the events of the association, and continuing the development of a pictorial history of the group.

Contact: Charlene Leach, Mercer University

Manages the association's recognition activities including the Rising Star, Founders, Lifetime, NACE MLI Scholarship and outgoing board members.

Contact: Dawne White, West Georgia Technical College & Maureen Sweatman, Mercer University 

Communications & Marketing
Fosters and creates marketing opportunities for GACE to increase the level of recognition of the association in the state and oversees all social media outlets for the organization.

Contact: Michelle Berg, Georgia State University Stephani Womack, Dalton Chamber of Commerce

Plans and implements the annual GACE conference, traditionally held after Memorial day.

Contact:Sherrie Goodman, Georgia Gwinnett College & Krysta Fry, Kennesaw State University

Diversity & Inclusion
Plan Diversity & Inclusion Summit and ensures GACE programs and practices foster diversity and inclusion. 

Contact: Lauren Baksh, Graphic Packaging International & Glenn NewmanTravelport   

Experiential Learning
Responds to the needs of experiential based educational programs in Georgia. This can take many forms, including the following: Cooperative Education, Externships, Field Studies/Internships, Practicum, and Service Learning.

Contact: Lyn Riggsby-GonzalezColumbus State University Heather Kahl, Enterprise

Maintains the accuracy of the membership database and in partnership with the Marketing Committee recruits new members to the association.

Contact: Caitlyn Cofer, Georgia Southern University & Paul Fowler, Emory University

Identifies sponsorship opportunities for the association and fosters relationships with GACE Partner organizations.

Contact: Kenji TerawakiGeorgia Tech Suzette Ward, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

Professional Development
Organizes, develops and implements professional development activities for the association. GACE traditionally holds at least two professional development programs a year, one in the fall and a second in the spring.

Contact: Roslyn Brown, Georgia Gwinnett College & Ramona Simien, Georgia State University 

Statewide Career Fair
Plans and executes the Statewide Career Fair, traditionally held in the spring of the year.

Contact: Stephanie Swanger, Mercer University & Courtenay HicksKennesaw State University

Strategic Planning
Evaluates and plans for the strategic, long-term needs of the organization and Identifies and presents slate of officers for upcoming year to GACE Board for approval.

Contact: Amy Lancaster, Metro Atlanta Chamber 

Maintains the GACE website while providing other technological services/ recommendations for the association.

Contact: Tricia Herold, Emory University & Terrence Green, Georgia Tech

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Technical Colleges: 

Patrick Ledford, North Georgia Technical College


Ana Baida, Kennesaw State University

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