The NACAC Statement of Principles of Good Practice is an important guiding document for both our National and State associations. The committee's work centers on ensuring our members are in compliance.
The exploration and development of programs that provide opportunities to facilitate students' transitions to postsecondary education is the focus of this committee's work.
This committee advises the Executive Board on budgetary policies and issues on revenue generation, membership dues and forms, and monitors investment strategies.
Provides leadership in identifying areas of government policy affecting the mission of HACAC and its membership. This is done through preparation of policy briefs, meeting with legislators, working with the NACAC office of Government Relations on ways to advocate for our mission.
This busy committee coordinates the local arrangements for the NACAC National College Fair that takes place in Honolulu in the Spring. The committee has worked in the past to secure grant money to bus students to and from the fair, scheduled volunteers to man booths at the fair, served as liaison to the NACAC National College Fair Committee to ensure a smoothly operating event.
The membership committee solicits membership in the organization for both HACAC and NACAC. They collect dues and forward them to the Treasurer. And they work to maintain records of membership - including maintaining the online member directory.
With a plethora of work to be done, this committee organizes the Annual Conference and its ancillary events (including the pre-conference social and post-conference cultural outing). There is absolutely something for everyone to do. The Conference Planning committee is a great place to get your proverbial feet wet and ease your way into the association.
Chaired by the Past President, the Nominating Committee is responsible for recruiting officers for the association - these include the elected positions of President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and NACAC Delegate, as well as appointed committee positions. They seek out potential candidates, brief them on the duties and responsibilities of their potential office and secure a commitment to be placed into consideration for office.; Candidates are then presented to the Executive Board for consideration.
Tasked with responding to the needs of Hawai`i's professionals, this committee works to coordinate programs in the area of relationship building and continuing education for the ongoing development of professional and ethical college counseling at secondary and postsecondary institutions.
Arranging for the HACAC College Fairs on neighbor islands is also a large task and can only happen with a committed, enthusiastic committee. Coordination of venue, publicity, and scheduling of exhibitors is performed by this committee.
Hawai`i, Kauai, and Maui County Chairpersons serve as the spokesperson for the County on issues/concerns regarding college admission counseling. They report the concerns/requests of the County to general membership and executive board at HACAC General Membership and Executive Board meetings. Additionally, they share with County membership professional development topics/opportunities learned at various workshops and work with the Hawaii ACAC executive board to offer professional development outreach to County.
The technology committee is responsible for maintaining the HACAC website and other duties as directed by the President.