The following are likely ways that SSAOs would desire to become more involved in and contribute to ACPA:

Significant Time Commitment (5+ hours per week; or 100-200 hours per year):

  • Convention planning team (depending on the role)
  • Governing Board role
  • National or State association Task Force team member
  • State association board role


Moderate Time Commitment (5-10 hours per month, or 50-100 hours per year):

  • Faculty for a symposium or institute
    • Aspiring SSAO Institute
    • Student Affairs Assessment Institute
    • Donna M. Bourassa Mid-Level Management Institute
    • Phyllis L. Mable New Professionals Institute
    • Professional Development Symposium
    • Residential Curriculum Institute
    • Symposium on Service-Learning
    • Institute on Social Justice
    • SSAO Symposium or Pre-Convention Program
    • Sustainability Institute
  • Foundation Board membership
  • Advisory Board membership (i.e. SSAO, External Relations, etc.)
  • Editorial board (i.e. Developments, About Campus, Internal Publications, Books and Media Board)
  • Mentoring relationship


Minimal Time Commitment (5-10 hours per year, or more sporadic timing):

  • Ethics Committee membership
  • Author articles or publications
  • Think-tank membership
  • Panel participation
  • Program presentations

Reviewed & finalized by SSAO Advisory Board on 10/18/13 Conference Call