KACRAO Committees

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Executive Council

Purpose: To direct and administer the business of the Association, conducting the day-to-day activities of the Association as directed by the Constitution.

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2023-2024 President: Hugo Perez, Fort Hays State University

Awards and Accolades Committee

Purpose: To aid the Association in recognizing individuals who have significantly contributed to the Association and/or to the philosophy it represents.

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2023-2024 Chair: Brenda Carmichael, Flint Hills Technical College 

College Planning Conference Committee

Purpose: To provide college planning conferences and related activities for Kansas high school students.

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2023-2024 Chair: Amy Morris. Neosho Community College

Local Arrangements Committee

Purpose: To provide appropriate facilities for the annual conference.

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2023-2024 Co-Chairs: Emily Witherspoon & Michelle Richardson, Dodge City Community College

Nominations and Elections Committee

Purpose: To secure a slate annually of nominees for the offices of President-Elect, Vice President for Association Services, Vice President for Outreach, Vice President for Professional Development, Secretary; and biennially for Treasurer-Elect.

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2023-2024 Chair: Brenda Carmichael, Flint Hills Technical College

Program Committee

Purpose: To plan the professional program of the annual conference.

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2023-2024 Chair: Brandi Brenner, University of Kansas Medical Center

Publications Committee

Purpose: To serve the communication needs of the Association through electronic newsletters and other media.


2023-2024 Chair: Melissa Farmer, Salina Area Technical College

Scholarship Committee

Purpose: To foster knowledge and awareness of the Association for high school administrators, students, parents, and the general public and to manage the scholarship program of the Association.

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2023-2024 Chair: Melissa Conley, Wichita State University

Summer Drive-In Workshop Committee

Purpose: To plan and promote a workshop each summer for support staff in Admissions and Registrar offices of the Association.

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2023-2024 Co-Chairs: Denise Hoeffner, Salina Area Technical College

New KACRAO Workshop Committee

Purpose: To provide support to new Association members through the New KACRAO Workshop at the annual meeting and throughout the academic year.

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2023-2024 Chair: Eric Sanford, Friends University

Apply Kansas Committee

Purpose: To plan and promote the Apply Kansas activities which include helping students around Kansas to apply for post-secondary education.

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2023-2024 Chair: Marissa Nuss, Fort Hays State University

Kansas City (KC) Metro College Fair Committee

Purpose: To plan and promote the KC Metro college fair.

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2023-2024 Chair: Teressa Hill, Kansas City Kansas Community College

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