PCACAC MEMBERSHIP TYPES

Committee Chair:  Eli Clarke, Director of College Counseling, Gonzaga College High School (DC)

The following information about Membership Types aligns with the PCACAC Bylaws:

According to the Bylaws, PCACAC Membership is both individual and institutional.

The PCACAC region (as used in Member Types descriptions below) includes the states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Membership Types

Voting Members include institutions, organizations or individuals who perform the majority or all of their professional duties (counseling, admission or financial aid services) within the PCACAC region including:

  • College or University: Not-for-profit two and four year colleges and other accredited post-secondary institutions.
  • Secondary School: Each secondary school is considered a member institution.
  • School District Office: Each school district office is considered a member institution, independent of schools within the district.
  • Organization: Not-for-profit organization that provides professional services as outlined above.
  • Regional Representative: Employees of college and universities located outside the PCACAC region for whom the majority of professional duties are performed within the PCACAC region and who does not hold voting privileges in any other NACAC affiliate.
  • Independent Educational Consultant:  Individuals who are self-employed or employed by a company providing professional services as outlined above.
  • Retired: Persons who were actively engaged in providing professional duties as outlined above.
Associate Non-Voting Members
  • College or University: Any college or college representative not qualifying for voting membership.
  • Secondary School: Secondary School located outside the PCACAC region.
  • Organization: For-profit organizations that provide products and/or services to the counseling admission or financial aid professions or in support of students in the transition to postsecondary education.
  • Instructor: Person who provides teaching or training to professionals who work with students in the transition to postsecondary education and are employed in a post-baccalaureate or graduate program at a not-for-profit institution accredited according to policies approved by the President’s Council.
  • Student: Students seeking a career in counseling, admission or financial aid services.
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