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.