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2018-2019 Committee Chair

Roberto Suarez, Past President
Homewood-Flossmoor High School
(708) 335-5617


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
Carol Lee Barry, Rutgers University
Todd Burrell, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Angie Cooksy, Bradley University
Jennifer Gross, University of Denver
Brian Hodges, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Jeremy Holmes, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
Gwen Kanelos, Concordia University Chicago
Jessica King, Bradley University
Tim McGrath, Glenbard South High School
Kevin McIntyre, Millikin University
Julie Nelson, Xavier University
Megan O’Rourke, Marquette University
Ellen Rostker, Rochelle Zell Jewish High School
Patrick Walsh, Illinois State University
Mark Weber, University of St. Francis
Shawn Wochner, Western Illinois University
Anne Marie Yates, National Louis University

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