Educational Events Committee


The Educational Events Committee ensures HighEdWeb educational events are successful through planning and coordination.


The committee has no expressed or implied power or authority.


  • The vice president shall serve as chair of the committee.
  • The president shall appoint one director as the board liaison. The board liaison is a non-voting member of the committee.
  • The board shall appoint members of the committee.
  • The operations director shall serve as staff to the committee.
  • The committee may include non-director persons whose experience may assist the committee in the performance of its duties.

Current members

  • Glenn Donaldson, Chair
  • Nikki Massaro Kauffman, Board Liaison
  • Sara Clark, Operations Director
  • Beth Miller
  • Aaron Olson
  • Andy Shooner
  • Isaac Williams


  • Develops and maintains an educational events model that’s profitable, meeting the professional development needs of the membership and provides content/engagement throughout the year. Ensures the model includes revenue, growth and performance goals for the next three years. Proposes any changes to the board of directors
  • Monitors and assesses the educational events model and provides an annual report to the board of directors.
  • Maintains and publishes a master calendar of HighEdWeb events.

For all educational events outside of the annual conference

  • Solicits, review and manages applications for virtual and in-person events. Proposes events to the board of directors for approval.
  • Ensures in-person events held within 12 months of an annual conference are more than five hours driving distance from that annual conference location.
  • Supports and advises event organizers, including through the development and maintenance of an organizers handbook.
  • Solicits and maintains final reports from event organizers.


  • Meets no fewer than 10 times per year, at the call of the chair of the committee.
  • Maintains minutes of all meetings.
  • Manages email inboxes for the events.
  • Reviews this charter annually and recommends changes to the board of directors.
  • Follows association policies and procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains documentation about committee roles and procedures, including how this committee collaborates with others.
  • Communicates and collaborates with other committees and board of directors to accomplish association goals.
  • Provides quarterly updates to the board of directors.