GACE Committees

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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: Roslyn Brown, Georgia Gwinnett College

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: Jenny Jang, Metro Atlanta ChamberCaitlyn Cofer, Georgia Southern University

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

Contact: Dawne White, West Georgia Technical College

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

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

Contact: Paul Fowler, Emory University & Heather Kahl, Enterprise

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

Contact: Kenji Terawaki, Georgia Tech & Nick Levan, Turner

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: Tonya Moore, Gordon State College & Lauren Johnson, University of West Georgia

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

Contact: Stephanie Swanger, Mercer University & Katie Hemphill, University of North Georgia

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: Amanda Long, Kennesaw State University 

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

Contact: Michelle Berg, Georgia State University & Tricia Herold, Emory University 

Technical Colleges: Patrick Ledford, North Georgia Technical College

USC-CACE: Ana Baida, Kennesaw State University

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