Position: Coach, Regional Conference Planner Cohort
Committee: Regional Conference Planner Cohort

The Regional Conference Planner Coach is appointed from members who have successfully completed one or more terms as a regional Conference Planner. 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 Conference Planner Coach supports the on-going professional development of NAFSA’s 11 regional Conference Planners. Over a 24-month period, the coach will work with two successive cohorts to foster collegiality and to support the Conference Planners in their task of planning a regional, bi-, or tri-regional conference in an in-person, hybrid, or virtual format. As a former regional Conference Planner, the coach will provide perspectives on managing the process of planning a regional conference, promote the sharing of best practices between regions, and empower conference planners to lead the planning of a conference while retaining the autonomy and culture of their regions.

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

Position description updated August 2022.

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

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