Committees

Comprised of representatives from member institutions, NCCI Committees serve an important role in coordinating the projects and activities of the association as together we strive to grow your network. Serving on a committee is a great way for you to contribute to NCCI while enhancing your network and broadening your knowledge of change efforts in higher education. Please consider getting involved!

Why Join an NCCI Committee?

The benefits of volunteering with NCCI are many. Volunteers will:

  • Grow their professional network and build valuable connections
  • Be a champion and advocate for change
  • Develop and refine skills to enhance current function on your campus
  • Learn more about the professional offerings of NCCI
  • Obtain professional recognition
  • Give back time and talents to make an impact on the NCCI community

Descriptions for each of the NCCI committees are below, along with the names and contact information of current leadership. To serve on a committee, an individual must be from a NCCI member institution. If you would like to apply for a committee, please complete this form.

Information and Q+A Session

Volunteer Development Chair, Byron Fitch, will be hosting an information and Q+A session for members interested in learning more about volunteering on November 19 from 3:30-4 p.m. Eastern. We hope to see you there!

NCCI Committees

Click on a tab below to see committee information.

Annual Conference Committee

Annual Conference Committee

The Annual Conference Committee designs the educational program for the NCCI Conference each year. This includes selecting speakers for concurrent workshops and General Sessions and coordinating Conference logistics.

Chair

Taylor Cupples
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
taywcupp@uthsc.edu

Past Chair

Bridget Wikidal
California State University System
bwikidal@calstate.edu

Current Status:  We would be pleased to accept volunteers for next year’s conference. Please email info@ncci-cu.org.

Marketing & Communications Committee

Marketing & Communications Committee

The Marketing & Communications Committee showcases the work of NCCI and our members, and highlights networking and learning opportunities for members, non-members, and others interested in the future of higher education.

Chair

Janisse Martinez
University of Miami
jpmartinez@miami.edu

Volunteer Status:  We would be pleased to accept volunteers at any time. Please email info@ncci-cu.org.

Membership & Outreach Committee

Membership & Outreach Committee

The Membership & Outreach Committee strives to ensure that the value of the NCCI network is continuously enhanced by improving the richness and diversity of our member institutions.  This involves actions to:  1) retain current members; and 2) grow our network by adding new members.  We do this through direct outreach to members and prospective members; reviewing member profile data to identify targeted areas for recruiting; and devising strategies for both retention and new member growth.

Chair

Nathan Bohlmann
Indiana University School of Medicine
bohlmann@iu.edu

Volunteer Status: We would be pleased to accept volunteers at any time. Please email info@ncci-cu.org.

Professional Development Committee

Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee supports sharing of information, skills, and knowledge by creating professional development opportunities that provide value and recognition to the NCCI membership, both as individuals and as institutions. For more information, visit the Learn page.

Co-Chairs

Olga Kipnis
Washington University in St. Louis
olga.kipnis@wustl.edu

Volunteer Status: We would be pleased to accept volunteers at any time. Please email info@ncci-cu.org.

Volunteer Development Committee

Volunteer Development Committee

The Volunteer Development Committee is responsible for ensuring that NCCI is a model for volunteer involvement for those members willing to give of their time and talents to advance the events and services of NCCI. Members gain insights into training, recruitment, recognition, and evaluation practices, while building relationships with colleagues interested in giving back and developing new skills.

Chair

Byron Fitch
Georgia Institute of Technology
byron.fitch@consulting.gatech.edu

Volunteer Status: We would be pleased to accept volunteers at any time. Please email info@ncci-cu.org.

Members of the NCCI Board of Directors typically begin their service to NCCI as a member of a committee.