Term: 3 years

Appointment: By chair stream

Qualifications: NAFSA member working in education in the corresponding state.


    • Serve as an active voting member of the regional team and represent state interests to team. Report on state wide activities and needs at annual spring planning meeting.
    • Build a state wide communication network. Maintain and update state email and mailing list.
    • Actively reach out to members and non-members. Try to involve all international educators in state activities including community college and K-12 members and non-members.
    • Identify state needs and plan relevant programming. Set periodic Connecticut state meeting schedule, invite guest speakers/presenters, and assign host institutions. Hold meetings on topics of interest to state NAFSAns and other international educators. Depending on constituency, meetings can be held monthly, bi-monthly, or twice annually.
    • Serve as a conduit for discussion of issues of educational interest to state international educators as well as forward important updates on NAFSA, events, training, or special session.
    • Serve as liaison with government officials and offices as appropriate.
    • Special additional planning duties when regional conference is in state (e.g. serve on Local Arrangements Committee).
    • Correspond and collaborate with the Regional team on developments, programs, issues, concerns at the regional level.
    • Manage state budget. Disperse funds as appropriate based on state needs. File necessary paperwork with treasurer.
    • Attend and participate in the following events:
      • the Annual NAFSA National Conference
        • team meeting
        • region meeting
        • regional state rep meeting
      • the Region XI Annual Conference (organize State basket)
      • Region XI Leadership Team meetings
    • Serve as an information source for members, advising and referring as appropriate.
    • Assist the Regional Chair Stream in identifying potential candidates for the next term.
    • Orient successor.
    • Other duties as assigned!