Article VII: Delegates to the NACAC Assembly

Section 1: Each elected delegate shall serve a term of three (3) years and shall take office at the conclusion of the Annual Conference.

Section 2: The duties of each delegate shall include:

Section 1: Each elected delegate shall serve a term of three (3) years and shall take office at the conclusion of the Annual Conference.

Section 2: The duties of each delegate shall include:

A. Service as a Director on the NYSACAC Executive Board and attendance at such meetings.

B. Attendance and participation in the NYSACAC Annual Conference.

C. Attendance at Professional Development forums.

D. Act as resource person on specific NYSACAC committees.

E. Serve as a liaison to designated regions in the New York State.

F. Submit through the chief delegate a written report to the Executive Board that highlights National Assembly decisions. This report shall be submitted at the first regularly scheduled Executive Board meeting following the Assembly’s meeting and immediately disseminated to the general membership.

Section 3: The national duties of the delegates shall include:

A. Representing the NYSACAC membership at NACAC’s Assembly.

B. Meeting in caucus with the chief delegate prior to the NACAC Assembly and whenever needed.

C. Participating in all required voting sessions of the NACAC Assembly.

D. Satisfying the requirements for delegates set forth in the NACAC By-laws as follows:

  1. Each delegate and alternate delegate shall be a NACAC voting member in good standing in NYSACAC by July 15 immediately preceding the next annual meeting of the Assembly. In order to remain a delegate of the Assembly, an incumbent must continue to be a NACAC voting member in good standing or  the principal representative of a NACAC voting institution or organization member in good standing in the Affiliate represented through his/her term of service. However, an incumbent shall have sixty (60) days following a change in employment to become a NACAC voting member or the principal representative of another NACAC voting institution or organization member within that Affiliate without forfeiting the incumbent’s delegate status.

Section 4: Whenever possible, one-half of the delegation shall be employed by secondary schools or agencies that provide post-secondary counseling; the other half shall be employed by postsecondary educational institutions.

Section 5: If a delegate is not fulfilling said responsibilities in section 3. A-D, the Immediate Past President shall counsel that individual regarding expectations.  If the delegate continues not to meet responsibilities, Immediate Past President may recommend removal from office.