regional director is an elected position that serves as the chief
administrator for the region and as the primary liaison between the
association officers, Central Office, other regional directors, project
program teams, and member institutions.
Regional Leadership Teams
are 13 positions on the Regional Leadership Team in each of ACUI’s
eight regions, all playing an important role in the success of regional
programs and services through their dedication as volunteers.
Regional Conference Planning Teams
of these teams collaborate with the regional conference coordinator to
plan all needs before, during, and after the regional conference each
Our region is offering the opportunity to volunteer on an episodic
basis. This means if you are interested in volunteering with Region VIII
but cannot commit to a long-term volunteer role, complete the ACUI
Region VIII Volunteer Interest Form linked below and you will be
contacted by the volunteer coordinator to help when we need volunteers
for a short-term project. Episodic volunteer opportunities are open to
both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as professionals. Led
by the volunteer coordinator, these volunteers may be called upon to
help with drive-in workshops, awards and scholarship selection
committees, educational session program reviewing, or other educational
programs. These episodic opportunities will have expectations, but no
official requirements in terms of time or attendance.
To join one of the teams listed below, please complete the Episodic Interest Application. The Region VIII Volunteer Coordinator
will review your application and be in contact regarding this volunteer
opportunity and connect you to the appropriate Regional Leadership Team
member based on your interest.
Awards and Scholarship Volunteer Team
The Awards and Scholarship Volunteer Team is a committee of people
who will be called upon in mid- to late October and again in May to
review nominations and submissions for various regional award and
If selected, committee members review and provide feedback on
submissions/nominations while avoiding personal conflicts of interest.
This may be conducted via email and/or conference call, based on the
availability of its members.
Educational Program Team
Members of the Educational Program Team will:
- participate in educational and online education programs that the region hosts.
- volunteer to take on delegated tasks necessary to the successful execution of Region VIII educational programming.
- have opportunities to work with the inclusivity and online learning
coordinators if they require assistance in their education programming.
- participate in a monthly conference call led by the educational
program coordinator to check in on progress and plans for upcoming
programs, and to reflect on past programs.
Regional Conference Educational Session Review Committee
Members of the Regional Conference Educational Session Review
Committee will be called upon sometime between late July and September
to review educational sessions submitted for Region VIII's regional
This committee should keep in mind ACUI Core Competencies,
professional and student interests, and offer a variety of topics to our
regional delegates for the regional conference.
Members of the Communications Team will:
- be given opportunities to help generate content for regional
communication, including but not limited to email newsletters, visual
communication, slide shows, and video production.
- volunteer to take on delegated tasks from the communications coordinator and/or web & social media coordinator.
- be asked to commit minimal time throughout the year based on their
own availability and interest in graphic design, writing, photography,