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November 2023 Newsletter

Click here to read the November 2023 edition, featuring a Thanksgiving message from the executive director, information about the upcoming annual conference, and more.

NAPAHE2024 Conference Networking Activities Announced

Attendees at NAPAHE's 37th Annual National Conference and Business Meeting will have the special opportunity to enjoy one of two optional networking activities. Both activities will occur on Friday, January 19 at 7:00 p.m. EST. Registered conference attendees only, please. Separate, advanced registration and payment are required for ticketed networking activities.

More details are available at Tickets are limited, so don't delay in securing your spot.

For more information about the annual conference, visit

We look forward to seeing you in January!

Call for Board Nominations

Dear NAPAHE Members, 

The NAPAHE Board of Directors is seeking nominations for board positions:

  • Members of the Board will be elected at the annual meeting of the membership in January 2024 from a slate of candidates proposed by the Nominating Committee of the Board.
  • Nominees must hold an "Active" NAPAHE membership in good standing (individuals must hold a position within their institution's president's office at the time of election).
  • The Board meets twice a year in person - once during the NAPAHE conference and once in the summer as a planning session to prepare for the annual conference - and virtually four (4) times through the remainder of the year.
  • The term of office for Board of Directors members is three (3) years.
  • A board member can serve two terms.

We are actively seeking registered and engaged members who have experience and input in the following areas: 

  • Communications and Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Professional Development
  • IT and Web Design
  • Finance and Budgeting
  • Legal
  • Program Evaluation
  • DEI
  • Strategic Planning

Is serving on the NAPAHE board a commitment to consider?  We think so!  It establishes leadership credentials, connects you with other leaders in your field, and challenges you to do new areas of work.  

If you know a NAPAHE member who you think would be an excellent candidate for the NAPAHE Board and will embrace the role, please encourage them to apply; or if you have an interest in serving on the Board, please consider self-nominating. 

nomination form  should be submitted no later than Wednesday, November 1, 2023. A resume or CV can be emailed to Stuart Schmidt, Executive Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you have any questions about this process or about joining the NAPAHE Board, please feel free to contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank you for your consideration!

Larisa Pfeiffer, Ed.D.
Chair, Nominating Committee, NAPAHE