2021 Directorate Board (DB) Recruitment

As we kick off the 2021 recruitment season, here are important resources and events that you should know about: 

  • If you are new to our Commission, we recommend that you watch this 2-minute video and visit our website to learn more about us. You can also learn more about each available position by reviewing the position descriptions here

  • We highly encourage you to attend one of our informational sessions to learn more about the Commission, the available positions, and the application process. 

    • Friday, April 9th at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT. 

    • Monday, April 12th at 12 PM ET / 9 AM PT. 

  • The DB application is now available! Click here to access the application. Make sure to apply before the application closes on April 30th at 11:59 PM ET.

  • Additionally, for all of CGDSD’s current events, involvement opportunities, and social media platforms, check out our Linktree


  • April

    • Attend an informational session. 

    • Application open: April 12th at 3 PM ET

    • Application close: April 30th at 11:59 PM ET

  • May: Application Review & Notify

  • June: First Directorate Board call with everyone!

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Opportunities for Involvement

The Commission offers many ways for ACPA members to get involved and lead.

Throughout the Year:

  • Apply to be a webinar presenter, click here
  • Write a blog or be in a podcast, click here
  • Attend one of the Commission's Webinars
    • Check out to the Event section in the Dropdown menu to find out more about upcoming Webinars or learn about all of our educational programs here
    • Watch one of our past Webinars here
  • Recognize a colleague or initiative related ot international education and the global dimensions of student development through our annual awards
  • Nominate a student services professional, not currently involved with ACPA, for our Scholarship for International Members
  • Apply for the CGDSD Research Grant
  • Submit an article on an international topic or written from a non-U.S. perspective for publication to About Campus, Developments, or the Journal of College Student Development
  • Serve on the Directorate Board 
Additionally, for all of CGDSD’s current events, involvement opportunities, and social media platforms, check out our Linktree.

At the ACPA Annual Convention:

Join the Directorate Board or Volunteer with Us:

Our Directorate Board (DB) members recruitment typically happens after the ACPA Annual Convention (late March/April). Please check back around that time for more information. 
We also have various short-term volunteer positions available throughout the year including sponsored program reviewers, award reviewers, Webinar presenters, volunteers at Convention, etc. Our goal is to help all of our members find a way to meaningfully contribute to our commission. 
If you are interested in getting more involved with CGDSD, please e-mail us at [email protected]