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 & Caitlyn Cofer, Georgia Southern University at

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: Krysta Fry, Kennesaw State University Candace Tucker, Georgia State University at

Plans and implements the annual GACE conference, traditionally held after Memorial day.
Contact:Sherrie Goodman, Georgia Gwinnett College & Theresa DuggarGeorgia Southern University at

Diversity & Inclusion
Plan Diversity & Inclusion Summit and ensures GACE programs and practices foster diversity and inclusion. 
Contact: Kenji TerawakiGeorgia Institute of Technology at

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: Lauren Baksh, Graphic Packaging International & Vickie Hardin, West Georgia 

Maintains the accuracy of the membership database and in partnership with the Marketing Committee recruits new members to the association.
Contact:  Patrick Ledford, North Georgia Technical College & Stephani Womack, Dalton Chamber of Commerce at

Nominations & 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: Heather Kahl, Enterprise Holdings at

Identifies sponsorship opportunities for the association and fosters relationships with GACE Partner organizations.
Contact: Ramona Simien, Georgia State University Donald Dorsey, Enterprise Holdings at

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: Heather Kahl, Enterprise Holdings & Thomas Mallory, Chick-Fil-A at

Statewide Career Fair
Plans and executes the Statewide Career Fair, traditionally held in the spring of the year.
Contact: Iteeah Pounds, West Georgia & Heather McIntosh at

Maintains the GACE website while providing other technological services/ recommendations for the association.
Contact: Tricia Herold, Emory University & Terrence Green, Georgia Institute of Technology at

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Patrick Ledford, North Georgia Technical College


Lyn Riggsby-Gonzalez, 
Columbus State University 

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