KAAN Steering Committee

Chair*
Sarah Howe
Serving Sept. 2018-Sept. 2020
Kansas State University
kaanchair@gmail.com


The chair shall preside at all meetings of the association and steering committee and serves on the professional development fund committee. The chair is generally responsible for overseeing all of the association's activities. The chair may call special meetings of the steering committee and will serve as an ex-officio member of all standing and ad hoc committees.
Vice chair*
J.D. Koons
Serving Sept. 2017-Sept. 2019
Highland Community College
kaanvicechair@gmail.com

The vice chair shall perform the duties and responsibilities of the chair in the chair’s absence and, when so acting, shall exercise the powers of the chair. Vice chair shall serve as chair of the professional development fund committee.

Interim Past chair*
Kaydee Emperly
Serving Jan 2019 -Sept. 2019
Washburn University
kaanpastchair@gmail.com

The Past-Chairperson will serve as chairperson of the Nominations and Elections Committee and will serve as the Program Committee Chair.


Secretary
Suzanne Duncan
Serving Feb. 2019-Sept. 2019
Manhattan Area Technical College
kaansecretary@gmail.com


The secretary shall keep records of all meetings of the association and the steering committee and shall give notice of special and regular meetings to all members.


Treasurer
Maria Lucas
Serving Sept. 2018-Sept. 2020
Wichita State University
kaantreasurer@gmail.com


The treasurer will have custody of all KAAN funds and shall maintain such deposits in a federally insured depository institution approved by the steering committee. The treasurer shall serve on the professional development fund committee. The treasurer shall also maintain a register accounting for all receipts and disbursements, provide year-to-date and annual reports at steering committee and annual meetings, and have the books available for audit prior to the annual meeting.
Membership Coordinator
Karen Wright, MS.Ed.
Serving Sept. 2017-Sept. 2019
Wichita State University
kaanmembership @gmail.com


The membership coordinator will serve as the chair of the membership committee, shall maintain accurate membership records, and aid in the recruitment of new institutions/individual members.
Communication Coordinator
    Vacant
    Serving thru Sept. 2020
   
    kansasadvising@gmail.com


The communication coordinator will serve as the chair for the communications committee and shall maintain the association’s website and coordinate communication with the membership by listserv groups, social media, newsletters, or other mediums as approved by the steering committee.

* The person elected as vice chair shall serve a three-year term: one year as vice chair, one year as chair, and one year as past chair. The past chair may be re-elected for one consecutive three-year term (one year each as vice chair, chair, and past chair).