Committee: Teaching, Learning and Scholarship (TLS) Knowledge Community 
Position: Chair
Term Dates: January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2024

The Chair of the TLS KC works in partnership with staff and the team to define programming and opportunities to equip NAFSA members and other international educators with the knowledge, research, and skills they need to encourage and support the infusion of international, intercultural, and global knowledge into the ethos and outcomes of their work. The position is accountable to the Board of Directors through the Vice President for Scholarship and Institutional Strategy (VP SIS). This is a three-year term with a different role each year: Chair-elect, Chair, and Past Chair.


  • Provide leadership for the conceptualization, development, and dissemination of quality products, programs, and services that serve the international education community
  • Identify and make accessible, within and beyond NAFSA, research and knowledge of crucial importance to international educators
  • Bring innovative people, concepts, structures, and ideas to NAFSA conferences and other educational programming

Position updated February 2021

NAFSA is not currently accepting applications for this position. Visit NAFSA Volunteer Leadership: Open Positions to learn about available opportunities.

Major Functions and Responsibilities


After the deadline, all applications are reviewed by peers on the leadership team of the committee or knowledge community.

For more information on the process, please visit the Volunteer Leadership FAQ.