Welcome to AUCCCO!

Call for Nominations Now Open!

General Election Call for Nominations:  April 16th through May 1st

Social Justice Slate Call for Nominations:  March 1st through April 1st 

General Election Process

1.      Have a conversation with your director about the time and financial commitments associated with a position.  A description explaining the board member activities in more detail can be found here.  As the organization grows, we intend to prioritize board member funding, however, we are not able to do so at this time.  Please contact myself or Teresa Michaelson if we can provide additional information or answer questions re: this conversation with your director.

2.      Be sure that your school is a current member of AUCCCO – only nominees from active member institutions, in good standing with the organization will be considered - http://auccco.com/directory .

3.      Upon receiving approval from your director, declare your candidacy and intention to run by emailing one of the Executive Committee members by May 1, 2018:

Kelly Thorne, President                              kelly.thorne@uvm.edu 

Teresa Michaelson, President-Elect       Teresa.Michaelson@ucf.edu

Forrest Seymour, Secretary                        fseymour@keene.edu                

Kim Martin, Treasurer                                    kmartin@miami.edu

4.      You will then have until May 18th to submit your CV and a brief statement of interest (no more than 350 words) including relevant biographical experience with outreach, and thoughts about future potential directions of AUCCCO.   This statement, along with a picture of yourself, should be sent to myself or Teresa for review by the Executive Committee.  The Executive Committee will verify that potential candidates meet the appropriate membership criteria, and notify candidates who will be included in the general-election by June 1st.  Once verified, the statements of interest & candidate photos will be distributed to the membership and nominees who acquire the highest number of votes in the election will be elected to the board.  Please refer to the bylaws under Article IV.D for additional information. 

5.      Network, Network, Network!  While at the conference, candidates are encouraged to talk with members about their interest in being on the board, and what they hope to accomplish if elected to a board position.  Information will also be posted on the website, listserv, & social media. 

Social Justice Slate Process

1.      Have a conversation with your director about the time and financial commitments associated with a Board position.  A description explaining the board member activities in more detail can be found here.  As the organization grows, we intend to prioritize board member funding, however, we are not able to do so at this time.  Please contact Junichi Shimaoka or Erica Lennon if they can provide additional information or answer questions re: this conversation with your director or answer any questions about the social justice slate process.  

2.      Be sure that your school is a current member of AUCCCO – only nominees from active member institutions, in good standing with the organization will be considered -  http://auccco.com/directory.

3.      You will have until April 1st to submit a statement (no more than 350 words) about your interest in and experience with social justice work, including this type of work on a college campus.  This statement, along with your CV, should be emailed to either:

Junichi Shimaoka, Co-Chair, DEI Sub-Committee                     Junichi.Shimaoka@sa.ucsb.edu

Erica Lennon, Co-Chair, DEI Sub-Committee                              EricaLennon@uncc.edu

4.         Review and selection process will begin on April 2nd and will be conducted by members of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion subcommittee.  Any DEI member who has declared candidacy for the social justice slate will not be involved in the review and selection process. 

5.         The committee will select up to three candidates to forward to the Board of Directors for inclusion in the general election process.  Candidates will be notified on or before May 1st of the decision. 

6.         Candidates not selected as a social justice slate nominee who would like to put their name forward to be part of the general election, must do so by May 18th.  All confirmed candidates to be included in the general election will be notified by the Executive Committee by June 1st

In the general election process, the top vote receiver of the social justice slate nominees will automatically be elected to the Board of Directors.  Any other social justice slate nominee who receives more votes than other candidates in the general election will also be elected to the Board.  Social justice slate nominees will not be designated as such on the voting ballot.

Thank you for considering a position on the Board of Directors – it is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a team whose goal is to further the mission of AUCCCO!  Please reach out with any questions along the way. 

Save the Date!

June 13-15, 2018 | University of Oregon

The University of Oregon welcomes you to Eugene and our campus for the 11th annual Association of University and College Counseling Center Outreach (AUCCCO) conference! At the core of counseling center outreach is collaboration and community. Through the theme of this year’s conference, we hope to inspire and invigorate our passion towards serving students by building connections, fostering relationships with campus partners, and ultimately creating a community and culture of care.  

Please enjoy this video we created to welcome you to Oregon in 2018!

AUCCCO is now on Twitter!!!! 

Please follow us from personal or professional accounts. We also want to follow your counseling center so follow us so we can return the favor!

https://twitter.com/AUCCCO

The Association for University and College Counseling Center Outreach (AUCCCO), is a national organization of counseling center professionals who are passionate about outreach. We are akin to the counseling center associations for Directors, Training Directors and Clinical Directors. We officially announced the establishment of our organization on June 5, 2009 at the University of Michigan during the closing ceremonies of our 2nd National Outreach Conference for Counseling Centers.

The mission of the AUCCCO is to assist professionals involved in the leadership of outreach, consultation, and campus community interventions. AUCCCO provides opportunities for networking, professional identity development, idea exchange and creating standards for quality outreach services. AUCCCO promotes a broad understanding of outreach, prevention and education services based on the assumption that outreach must extend the expertise of counseling centers to the larger campus community. AUCCCO recognizes that, as the campus climate has a profound influence on students’ lives, outreach services must be informed by perspectives that address the intersection of multiple social identities, promote social justice, and celebrate diversity in all its forms.

If you are interested in joining AUCCCO, please find more information here.


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