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2017-2018 Committee Chair

Michelle Rogers, IACAC Past President
Saint Louis University
(708) 952-0985


The Credentials Committee shall determine eligibility as outlined in the By-Laws for membership in IACAC; make recommendations to the Executive Board regarding criteria for membership in IACAC; investigate membership eligibility questions referred to it by the Executive Board; and review the By-Laws and recommend revisions when deemed appropriate, including revisions required to maintain their consistency with the governing documents of NACAC.


The Credentials Committee meets in late-January or early-February to review the by-laws and propose any needed amendments to the Executive Board and membership. The Board votes to recommend the  amendments at the March meeting, and the Membership votes to approve them at the Annual Membership Meeting at the spring conference.


There are no upcoming events at this time.


There will be multiple emails leading up to and in preparation for the January meeting on as well as following the January meeting. The proposed by-law changes will need to be complete by March 1 in order to receive IACAC Executive Board approval and then to present to membership in advance of the May membership meeting at the Annual Conference.

Each committee member will be expected to review information within the by-laws.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the Credentials Committee determine what changes in the By-Laws will be presented to the Membership for approval?

The Credentials Committee seeks to maintain consistency with the NACAC By-Laws when possible and reviews the work of the Executive Board and Committees in order to accurately reflect current practices. Language and grammatical accuracy are sometimes adjusted during By-Law reviews.

Committee Members

Emma Adebayo, Lawrence Technological University
Kelli Allen, Iowa State University
Nate Bargar, University of Cincinnati
Michael Bendorf, Illinois College
Tara Brewer, Michigan Technological University
Todd Burrell, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Angie Cooksy, Bradley University
Mike Dessimoz, Illinois College Access Network
Laura Docherty, Fenwick High School
Paul Emerson, Carmel Catholic High School
Jennifer Gross, University of Denver
Brian Hodges, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jeremy Holmes, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Erin Hoover, Augustana College
Joel Johnson, Western Illinois University
Myra Kaufman, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Jessica King, Bradley University
Anne Kremer, Drake University
Adam Lindley, St. Francis High School
Peter Lucas, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Kevin McIntyre, Millikin University
Kathy McSherry, Eastern Illinois University
Robert Olivieri, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Megan O’Rourke, Marquette University
Joe Prieto, Retired IACAC Member
Michelle Rogers, Saint Louis University
Ellen Rostker, Rochelle Zell Jewish High School
Roberto Saurez, Homewood-Flossmoor High School
Stephanie Szczepanski, Saint Louis University
Shawn Wochner, College of DuPage
Ashley Wolfe, Western Illinois University
Anne Marie Yates, National Louis University

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