The coach of the regional chair cohort supports the ongoing leadership development of NAFSA’s incoming regional leaders. Over the 18-month period, the coach will work with the chair-elect cohort to foster collegiality and support their transition into their regional chair role. As a former regional chair, the coach will share perspectives on managing the work of a regional team, promote the sharing of best practices between regions, and provide on-going support and professional development. The coach is appointed by the vice president for Professional Development and Engagement (VPPDE) in consultation with the Regional Affairs Committee (RAC) chair designate.

Learn more about the selection process.