The Admission Practices Committee was established to educate admission and counseling professionals, as well as nonmembers within the profession, on the ethical standards adopted and promoted by NACAC.
The College Fairs Committee assists in coordinating all WACAC College Fairs and provides leadership in coordinating NACAC-sponsored college fairs in the Western region.
The Conference Committee is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing the annual conference. Responsibilities include the program, registration, hospitality, local arrangements, publicity, and other aspects of the conference.
The Communications Committee is responsible for informing the membership about the organization’s activities and events and engaging the membership in discussions about issues relevant to the college admission profession. These efforts span a variety of media, including WACAC’s website, bi-weekly email blast, and social media platforms. The Committee is also responsible for maintaining consistent and professional messaging and branding of the organization's communication
The Development Committee looks at the long term goals of the organization and creates an organized development plan to assure the funding of our organization for many years to come.
Diversity, Equity and Access
The Diversity, Equity, and Access Committee provides leadership to ensure that issues of cultural and ethnic diversity remains at the forefront in the thoughts and actions of WACAC members and the educational community.
The Government Relations Committee (GRAC) is the political arm of WACAC. GRAC serves as a conduit between the federal government, as well as the state governments of California and Nevada. GRAC provides opportunities for involvement nationally and locally. Members communicate with legislators, plan the WACAC Legislative Conference, and provide feedback to the membership.
The Inter-Association Committee is responsible for developing a shared agenda for counseling with similar organizations in California and Nevada. This committee coordinates legislative advocacy topics, presentations to articulate a common agenda for counseling and college admissions throughout the region.
The Membership Committee is responsible for growing the membership of WACAC and for educating members and non-members about the benefits of WACAC.
Nominations and Credentials
The Nominations and Credentials Committee monitors established procedures for nomination and election of officers of WACAC, solicits names of candidates, and holds the election. This committee also monitors the WACAC bylaws.
The Professional Development Committee is responsible for organizing professional training opportunities for college admission and college counseling professionals.
WACAC's new Transfer Advocacy Committee (TAC) serves Transfer Center Coordinators and Directors and the interests of transfer students in community colleges. This committee provides transfer-specific professional development opportunities and supports special projects and initiatives that serve transfer students. All community college transfer personnel are encouraged to become involved!