Committee: Education Abroad Regulatory Practice (EA RP) Committee
Position: Country Coordinator, Consular Affairs Liaison (CAL) Subcommittee
Term Dates: Two-year term, renewable for one term (maximum of 4 years)
The CAL Subcommittee of the EA RP Committee is charged with developing relationships with visa officers at international consulates in the United States to clarify visa and immigration procedures for U.S. students studying abroad via NAFSA’s website and EA Visa Help platform. The CAL Subcommittee is seeking country coordinators to assist subcommittee consular affairs liaisons and facilitate contact with the appropriate embassies in Washington, DC, for Italy, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom. The country coordinator will be appointed by the chair of the CAL Subcommittee. There is an additional country coordinator to assist with visa questions for regions in the rest of the world. The focus of these relationships will be mutual assistance. NAFSA staff will work with the subcommittee chair and the country coordinators to establish contacts with embassy staff across the United States with whom subcommittee members can liaise on visa and immigration issues.
Position updated August 2021