NCHC Committees are crucial for discussion and action on a variety of important topics related to honors education. The annual committee meetings that take place at NCHC's Annual Conference are open to all members - so pick a topic you are passionate about, and see how you can get involved this year!

For a full list of committees and charges, click here to visit our member portal!

Title Chair / Co-Chairs
Advocacy Committee

Jeff Vahlbusch

Assessment and Evaluation Committee

David Rhea

James Ford

Patricia Smith

James Williams

Awards and Grants Committee

Kerry Wynn
Betsy Yarrison

Constitution and Bylaws Committee

George Mariz

Diversity & Inclusion Committee

David Jones

Fawn-Amber Montoya
Sherese Williams

Finance Committee John Emert

Honors Advising Committee Ebonie Hill
Christian Rubio

International Education Committee Kevin Dean
Michael Jendzurski

Kim Klein

Large Research University Committee Rich Hamerla
Kay Thomas

Major Scholarship Committee Julye Bidmead
Elizabeth Lambert
Lucy Laufe
Lucy Morrison

Partners in the Parks Committee Melissa Berninger
Christopher Syrnyk

Personnel Committee Christina McIntyre

J. Robert Baker

Place as Text Committee

Alix Fink

Sara Quay

Portz Fellowship Committee integrated with Awards & Grants in 2023

Professional Development Committee Scott Breuninger
Rebecca Bott-Knudsen
Scott O'Leary

Publications Board

Andrew Cognard-Black

Andrew Martino

Kristine Miller

Research Committee Andrew Cognard-Black

Patricia Smith

Science, Mathematics, & Sustainability Committee

Russ Costa

Irina Ellison

Small College Committee Scott Boltwood

Student Activities CommitteeChristina McIntyre
Lola Oke
Teaching and Learning Committee

James Ford

Aaron Stoller

John Zubizarreta

Two Year College Committee Steven Edwards
Adrianne Washington