A Message from President Chris Doyle




NYSACAC is at the forefront of creating leadership and professional development opportunities in college admission counseling and I consider it an honor to serve as your President for the 2022-2023 year. My experience with the Executive Board spans more than a decade having served in multiple co-chair roles, as a college delegate, multiple terms as a VP, and most recently as President-Elect.

What I've learned over my time on the Board is that NYSACAC members are creative, fun, intelligent, resilient, and passionate. Our association is incredibly diverse, consisting of members from the most rural areas of the state to the most urban areas of the state. Our members represent community colleges, public universities, private colleges, public high schools, independent high schools, community-based organizations, independent consultants, and retired members. We consist of professionals with less than one year of experience and those who have one year before retiring, and everyone in between. This diversity of perspective and experience make us stronger and enables us to develop solutions, to create best practices, and to fulfill our mission.

I witnessed all of this manifest at our Executive Board retreat in July, and I am incredibly optimistic about what will be accomplished over the coming year because of it. Planning for the return of our flagship programs in-person is in full swing, and Summer Institute led the way with 113 new professionals participating in robust programming offered by our SI faculty. Throughout the coming months, our Board will work to ensure you have access to the tools, resources, and support you need for success. Our VPs and co-chairs will be offering some of the strongest professional development opportunities to date this year, and I hope you will take advantage of them and share what you learn with colleagues.

Each of you reading this has a voice in our organization. I value your opinion, insight, suggestions, and comments. Throughout the year, let's continue to build on our partnership. Let me know how NYSACAC can better serve your needs. I am honored to serve as your President and even more privileged to serve our profession.


Chris Doyle


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