Position: Coach, Regional Chair Cohort
Committee: Regional Chairs-Elect Cohort (2023), Regional Chairs Cohort (2024)
Term: January 2023 - December 2024

The Regional Chair Cohort Coach is appointed from members who have successfully completed a three-year term in a regional Chair Stream. The appointment will be made by the NAFSA Vice President for Professional Development and Engagement in consultation with the current Regional Affairs Committee (RAC) Chair and Chair-Designate.

The Regional Chair Cohort Coach serves two years: one (1) year with the 2023 cohort of regional Chairs-Elect and one (1) year with them in 2024 as regional Chairs. The coach works 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. Towards the end of 2024, in order to support the transition of the cohort from their chair year into their upcoming roles as Regional Affairs Committee (RAC) members, the coach will collaborate with the RAC Chair Designate.  

For questions or additional information, please contact the NAFSA Regional Affairs team.

Position description updated September 2022.

Major Functions and Responsibilities
Volunteer Commitment
Required Qualifications
Relationships