Connections Committee

Committee Purpose/Mission 

Connecting employers to colleges. Coordinates and facilitates the summer Professional Exchange program including securing employer hosts for site visits and marketing registration of the events to career service professionals. Coordinates and facilitates the Road Trips to the Real World program. This program occurs during the January break and offers on-site employer visits for students of EACE member institutions in order to provide career information, networking and the exploration of job/internship opportunities.


Composition 

3 Co-Chairs, 18 committee members selected by co-chairs by August 1

  • One member diversity and inclusion (D&I) focused for the whole committee ensuring that D&I voices and concerns are heard and considered

  • Co-chairs should make every effort to include at least 1 employer member and 1 new member (joined within the past 2 years) in the committee

  • Committee member solicitation should take place between June 1 and August 1

  • Co-chairs are responsible for ensuring volunteers are active members of EACE by checking the directory.
Board Liaisons
Terri MorrisDirector of Employer Member Services
&
Rachel Wobrak, Director of College Member Services
Connections Committee Co-Chairs
Kate Juhl,
University of Maryland College Park
Alexandra Finney,
Roger Williams University
Mia Wittels
Villanova University
Connections Committee Members
1. Soulyka Agana-Woodbine, Guttman Community College, CUNY
2. Megan Brew, American University
3. Mike Caldwell, William & Mary
4. Sharon D'Amelia, Manhattan College
5. Paul Deamer, Binghamton University
6. Lisa DeLuca, Drexel University LeBow College of Business
7. Patrick Denenea, Georgetown University
8. Nicole Gauthier, Springfield College
9. Jermaine Harris, University at Albany
10. Samantha Hof, Muhlenberg College
11. Darlene Johnson, Hofstra University (D&I Rep)
12. Sally Lawrence, Widener University
13. Autumn Moser, Cornell University
14. Brianne Neptin, University of Rhode Island
15. Helaina Polito, Salem State University
16. Hannah Sachs, Clark University
17. Terri Smith, Rutgers University Camden Campus
18. Sue Zankel, Pace University


Requirements of the Committee

  • Hold monthly meetings, work toward goals, report to board

  • Work collaboratively with the PR and Marketing Committee and HQ to promote programs

  • Arrange 10-20 site visits per program (quality over quantity)

  • Committee members manage site visits registrations and attend assigned site visits

  • Serve as a liaison to the employer hosts

 

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