Political Action & Government Relations Committee

Chair: Nick Rejebian, Fairfield University

Chair Elect: Keino Purcell, Northeastern University

Babson College | Bates College | Boston University | Colby College | Emerson College | Hampshire College | Western New England University

The Political Action and Government Relations Committee concentrates on keeping the NECBAC membership informed about various political topics as they affect both secondary and higher education.


Marketing and Communications Committee

Chair: Jayson Paul, Amherst College

Chair Elect: Ben Bayers, Trinity College

Berklee College of Music | Boston College | Endicott College | Middlebury College | Newbury College | Simmons College | Southern New Hampshire University | Wesleyan University | Worcester Polytechnic Institute

The function of the Marketing and Communications Committee is to organize and share information regarding college admission and financial aid events with high school counselors and students. We also assist NECBAC members and the public with navigating our website and posting any relevant higher education information that affects or is beneficial to the students and counselors we serve in the New England area.

Should you like to publicize any college admission or financial aid events, request changes to the website or would like to present at any of the NECBAC meetings, please contact us directly.

Email Address: necbacprcommittee@gmail.com


Outreach Committee

Chair: Leigh Pinkston, Mount Holyoke College

Chair Elect: Zee Hutchins, Providence College

Boston University | College of the Holy Cross | Connecticut College | Emmanuel College | Fairfield University | Merrimack College | Mount Holyoke College | Providence College | Stonehill College | Trinity College

The Outreach Committee works with outside organizations to educate students, parents, and school/college counselors about the college search and selection process. This includes college fair and workshop planning and maintaining a database of partnership organizations.

Email Address: necbacoc@gmail.com


Finance Committee

Chair: Edgar Gonzalez, Amherst College

Chair Elect: Christina Usino, Lafayette College

Amherst College | Bowdoin College | Bryant College | Regis College | Springfield College | University of New Haven | Wheaton College

The Finance Committee is an operating committee of NECBAC charged with oversight of financial reporting and disclosure.  The Finance Committee reviews all proposals for professional development funding and facilitates the application process for book scholarships for matriculating students at member institutions.  The Finance Committee is empowered to acquire the consulting resources and expertise deemed necessary to perform its tasks.  For information about the NECBAC scholarship please click here.

Email Address: necbac.ac@gmail.com


Data Collection Committee

Chair: Elliott Hardy, Roger Williams University

Chair Elect: Rene Cruz, Hampshire College

Assumption College | Merrimack College | Mount Holyoke College | Saint Michael’s College | Salve Regina University | Smith College

The purpose of the Data Collection Committee is to collect, maintain, and access data related to NECBAC programs and initiatives. The committee maintains historical information pertaining to the organization and to representatives. Our goal is to keep membership informed of current trends in admission practices, multicultural recruitment, and retention.

Email Address: necbacdc@gmail.com


Professional Development Committee

Chair: Wanda Suriel, Wheaton College

Chair Elect: Cortney Lima, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Colleges TBA

The Professional Development Committee focuses on planning and execution of all conferences and anniversary celebrations.  NECBAC will celebrate it’s anniversary every 5 years.  The  Professional Development Committee works in collaboration with other committees to promote the work and image of the organization.

Email Address: TBA