Executive Committee

The AWAC Executive Committee is comprised of the Incoming Chair, Chair, Past Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer. This committee is charged with:

  • setting policies for the general operation of the organization
  • approving the budget and authorizing additional expenditures
  • authorizing committees and giving them specific charges
  • setting dues for various classes of membership
  • reviewing agendas, committee reports, proposals, and other materials presented to the Board
  • proposing amendments to the Bylaws
  • overseeing distribution of funds for supported projects
  • managing membership
  • managing election cycles
  • documenting organization activities and making these documents available to AWAC members
  • filing tax forms and documents related to 501(c)(3) status, in order to keep the organization in compliance with regulations
  • holding annual business meetings

All Executive Committee Members

Ann Blakeslee, Eastern Michigan University
Laurie A. Britt-Smith, College of the Holy Cross
Sherri Craig, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Doug Hesse, University of Denver
Karen Moroski-Rigney,
Justin Rademaekers, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Paula Rosinski, Elon University


The AWAC Executive Committee meets monthly, and is joined by the full Executive Board quarterly. Minutes from these meetings are available to all AWAC members.