CPPHE Nominations 2023

The CPPHE Nominations Committee invites applications for the various upcoming vacancies. For all these positions we seek individuals who will provide outstanding leadership to an association committed to advancing excellent research and scholarship across the multiple and varied domains of higher education and contributing to the national discourse by linking higher education research and scholarship to policy and practice.

The CPPHE Nominations Committee is charged with creating a slate of candidates that considers the vast diversity of ideas and perspectives, backgrounds and values, communities and commitments that our association represents, seeking leadership attentive to all.


  • ​Vice Chair (Vice Chair: November 2023-November 2024; Chair: November 2024-November 2025; Past Chair: November 2025-November 2026):
    • It shall be the responsibility of the Chair to oversee the various functions of the Council and to report and communicate with the Board of the Association on the needs of the Council, including any necessary budgetary requests. The Chair will call and conduct the annual business meeting of the Council, chair meetings of the Executive Committee of the Council, and make all appointments to Council committees as described in this document. 
    • The Vice-Chair of the Council shall be elected by Council membership and to serve for three years, but not more than two consecutive terms of office. In the first year, the incumbent will serve as Vice-Chair. In the second year, the incumbent will serve as Chair of the Council. In the third year, the incumbent will serve as Immediate Past Chair. In consultation with the Chair and Immediate Past Chair, the Vice-Chair will prepare the agenda and related materials for the annual meeting of the Council. At the request of the Chair, the Vice-Chair will assist on a variety of organizational matters. The Vice-Chair will also serve as Program Chair for the annual Public Policy Forum. With assistance from the Immediate Past Chair, the Vice Chair will coordinate the peer review and selection process for sessions at the Council's annual Forum and provide the overall direction and organization for the Forum.
    • The Immediate Past Chair will coordinate the Nominations and Elections Process. In addition, the Immediate Past Chair will provide support to the Chair and Vice-Chair as needed.
  • Secretary (November 2023-November 2024): The Secretary of the Council shall be elected by the Council membership and shall serve a two-year term, but not more than three consecutive terms of office. It is the Secretary's responsibility to record the proceedings at the annual business meeting and prepare communications on Council activities to be submitted to the Council's membership.
  • Members-At-Large (November 2023-November 2026): Executive Committee Members-at-Large provide advice to the Chair and support the Vice-Chair in coordinating the Public Policy Forum. They should be prepared to chair ad hoc committees or take on other, short-term assignments as requested by the Chair.

To submit an application:

Applicants must submit their own application form

The applicant must be a current member of the Association at the time of application. The applicant, if elected, must remain a member throughout their time of service.

A completed application, submitted through the link below, will include the following:
  • First and Last Name
  • Email Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Organization/Institution
  • Please list your current/previous involvement with ASHE. List as: Position, Group, Year (e.g., Member, Dissertation of the Year Committee, 2018-2021; Attendee, Annual Conference, 2019; Discussant, Annual Conference, 2018)
  • Please list your current/previous involvement with other associations/organizations related to your nominated role. List as Position/Group, Organization, Year (e.g., Program Chair, Division J, AERA, 2017; Board President, ACPA, 2019)
  • In the space provide, provide a 250 word maximum candidate statement, written in third person. While there aren't necessarily restrictions on what you write, we encourage you to devote about half of the space to info about yourself and half to your vision for your position or the Association.
  • Agreement to ASHE Policies: Applicants will be required to review and agree to uphold various policies of ASHE including membership policies, ethics policies, conflict of interest policies, and diversity policies.
  • CV (uploaded as a PDF): Please include the applicant's CV.​
Thank you for your interest. Nominations closed on April 21, 2023.

Timeline & Process:

  • Applicants must be received no later than April 21,12:00pm (noon) Pacific Time.
  • Nominations committees will create a slate of nominees in the month of May and follow up with applicants and nominees.
  • The ASHE Executive Director will coordinate the election for the board of directors and council executive committees in the month of July/August.
  • Results will be announced to the ASHE members in late August.
  • Those elected will assume their role at the close of the ASHE 2023 Conference.

Nominations Committee:

If you have any questions, please contact ASHE Executive Director Dr. Jason Guilbeau at jason@ashe.ws. Potential applicants are also welcome and encouraged to set up an informational one-on-one meeting with Jason at https://calendly.com/jasonguilbeau​.

ASHE Nominations Committee members are required to uphold the ASHE Conflict of Interest Policy; Ethical Policies; and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy to ensure a fair process. Questions about these policies can be directed to ASHE Executive Director Dr. Jason Guilbeau at jason@ashe.ws.

CPPHE Nominations Committee
  • Meredith Billings, Sam Houston State University (Chair)
  • Kayla Elliott, The Education Trust (Committee Member)
  • Raquel Muñiz, Boston College (Committee Member)