June 2019 Update: KAAN has a new website! We're still working on it, but information on this page hasn't been updated recently. For the latest, please visit our new home at KansasAdvising.org.

KAAN Committees

KAAN has five standing committees of the association: professional development fund, program, membership, communications, and nominations and elections. Each committee will be limited to a chair and six members, unless otherwise specified.  If you have interest in serving on a committee with openings, please contact the committee chair.

Professional Development Fund Committee –  J.D. Koons, chair   kaanvicechair@gmail.com
Members: Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and KAAN members*
The purpose of the committee shall be to establish guidelines, review and award professional development funds to applicants, and promote the professional development fund to the general membership.

Program Committee – Kaydee Emperley, chair  kaanpastchair@gmail.com
Members: Past Chair and KAAN members*
The purpose of the committee shall be to assist in planning the annual meeting and to develop other opportunities for professional growth and development of the membership.

Membership Committee – Karen Wright, chair  kaanmembership@gmail.com
Members: Membership Coordinator, Treasurer, Secretary and KAAN Members*
The purpose of the committee shall be to promote, establish, and maintain active membership in the association and to coordinate and encourage regional networking events.

Communication Committee – Kaydee Emperley, chair  kansasadvising@gmail.com
Members: Communications Coordinator, Secretary, and KAAN Members*
The purpose of the committee shall be to establish a communication network among advisors within the KAAN.

Nominations and Elections Committee – Kaydee Emperley, chair  kaanpastchair@gmail.com 
Members:  Past Chair and KAAN Members*
The purpose of the committee shall be to solicit applications of candidacy from interested members and then to proceed as specified in the bylaws.

*KAAN members may communicate their desire to serve on a standing committee by contacting the chairperson of the standing committee.
**Committee members shall be selected by the standing committee chairperson from among those members indicating interest.