The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), founded in 1937, is an organization of more than 13,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education.

NACAC is committed to maintaining high standards that foster ethical and social responsibility among those involved in the transition process.

A member-directed organization, NACAC is governed by its voting members.

The Board of Directors sets the strategic direction for NACAC. In addition, there are two Special Committees (Admissions Practices and Governance and Nominating), two active Ad Hoc Committees, and an Affiliate Presidents Council that lend their expertise and experience to the issues, programs and governance that keep the association vibrant in its service to members, the profession, and students.

WACAC has the following members serving on NACAC  Committees:

Board of Directors

  • Eddie Pickett III, Pomona College, NACAC Board Director
  • Ffiona Rees, UCLA, NACAC Immediate Past Board Chair

Ad Hoc Committee on Mental Health and Equity in the Transition to Postsecondary Education

  • Noor Haddad, The Bishop’s School
  • Shanell Leggins, The Archer School for Girls
  • Linh Snyder, Malibu High School

Admission Practices Committee

  • Jennifer Mejares-Pham, Learning with Jen

Ad Hoc Committee on Centering Students in the Development of Equitable Admission Practices

  • Ashley Pallie, California Institute of Technology

    The 23 NACAC affiliate organizations “share a common mission to serve and support the needs of the admission counseling professionals and the students they serve.”

    For information about NACAC and to learn about the benefits of becoming a member, please visit their website.