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 –  Nick Dean, 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 – Dana Thomson, 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 – Kaydee Emperley, 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 – Sandra Avalos, 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 – Dana Thomson, 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.