Welcome to the
Washington Counseling Association
Call for Executive Board Position Nominations
The Washington Counseling Association is excited to begin the call for nominations for Executive Board Positions to begin July 1, 2015. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about our field and want to contribute to our mission to promote the counseling profession and to promote public confidence and trust in the counseling profession. Executive Board members often come with a wide variety of skills and strengths, which furthers the growth of our association and commitment to our members and the profession. Please consider volunteering your time.
Below are the open officer and board positions. Please look at the descriptions below, and if interested, please send us a paragraph with the following information to be used as your campaign to voting members (firstname.lastname@example.org):
We would like to have your candidate statements by March 1, 2015. Please let us know if you have any questions.
President Elect (2015-2016 as President elect, 2016-2017 as President, 2018-2019 as past president)
The President- Elect shall perform the duties of the President in his/her absence or incapacity and coordinate the annual WCA conference.
President Elect-Elect (2015-2016 as President elect-elect, 2016-2017 as President-Elect, 2018-2019 as
President and 2019-2020 as past president)The President elect-elect will serve their first term as a non-voting member of the board. The President elect-elect will serve as a consultant to the board and remain involved in board and association activities.
Board Positions (one year term):
Duties of board positions:
Be prepared to report for the committee at the Board meetings; Submit a written report, including a summary of committee activities and recommendations, to the President no later than June 15.
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WCA Representation at the
2013 ACA Leadership Training Institute
WCA Leads marched on Capital Hill (with variousother leads to advocate about important issues(e.g. Medicare (Access, VA Hiring, Expansion ofCounselors in schools, etc.) with U.S. Senators and Representatives. From Left to right (front): Suzanne Apelskog, President; Rachel Kristianson, ACA Advisory Board and Past President; (Back) Lindsay Hatch, Publications Co-Editor and Conference Volunteer Coordinator; Isaac White, Veteran/Military Rep.
Western Region at the Capital 2013
International and National Counselors unite in 2013
WCA Representation at the 2012
ACA Leadership Institute
WCA Reps: Diane Thompson, Secretary; Suzanne Apelskog, President;
Ashley Sylvester, Graduate Student Rep.
WCA Reps with Rachel Kristianson, ACA Advisory
Board and ACA President, Bradley T. Erford
One of the perks of attending LTI,
a night out on the town.
Western Region 2012 - at the Capital
Representative counselors from numerous state associations
united and advocating together at our Nations Capital.