ACCIS Leadership Team


ACCIS Staff
Board of Trustees
Program/Operations Committee Chairs
Committees


ACCIS Staff  

 

Emmi Harward
Executive Director
ex officio member of Board of Trustees

Emmi Harward has served as the Executive Director of ACCIS since January 2017. After serving in that role in a part-time, volunteer capacity for three and a half years, she became the Association’s first full-time employee. As executive director, Emmi is tasked with the day-to-day operations of the Association, whose mission is to support the essential role of college counselors as leaders in independent schools through professional development and support. She is a frequent presenter and panelist at regional and national conferences and a speaker at professional meetings. Emmi’s experience in college admission and counseling spans over 25 years in the profession. Early in her career, she served in the undergraduate admission offices at Emory University in Atlanta and Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Emmi then served as director of college counseling at Hampton Roads Academy in Newport News, Virginia and The Bishop's School in La Jolla, California. It was at Bishop's where she began her involvement in ACCIS as a committee member, chair, and ultimately executive director. She is based in San Diego, California.

Linda Pierre
Director of Member Services and Operations

Linda Pierre joined ACCIS in January 2022 as the Director of Member Services and Operations, where she takes a lead role in association operations, member services and outreach, and managing membership and systems to benefit ACCIS member schools and organizations. Additionally, she is responsible for managing the logistics of the Association’s professional development offerings, along with their respective chairs. Linda has worked with several national associations and higher education institutions and brings more than 15 years of experience in association management, program management, events, and operations. Prior to joining ACCIS, Linda worked with the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) as a senior director. She is also a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), holds a Certificate in Exhibition Management (CEM), and Digital Events Specialist (DES). She is based in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

 

Katrina Proctor, Accounts Payable Specialist (part-time)

 

Board of Trustees

Leilani Arita-Takayama
'Iolani School, Honolulu, HI (term through 2026)

Leilani Arita-Takayama joined the ACCIS Board in 2023. She served as the New Counselor Workshop and Webinar Series Chair from 2021-2023 and has been on the faculty since 2020. She has been a member of the college counseling team at ‘Iolani School in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi since 2017, serving as Associate Director of College Counseling. Before this current role, she also served as Academic Dean and College Counselor at La Pietra-Hawai`i School for Girls and has spent time in graduate advising at Hawaiʻi Pacific University. She currently serves as Co-Chair for Hawai`i Association for College Admission Counseling's Diversity, Equity, and Access Committee. 

 

Ashley Armato
The Lovett School, Atlanta, GA
Board chair-elect (term through 2026)

Ashley Armato joined the ACCIS Board in 2021 and was named the first chair of the Organizational Accountability for Access and Equity (OAAE) Committee in 2022. She was formerly the Senior Associate Director of College Counseling and Co-Coordinator of Equity and Inclusion at Palmer Trinity School in Miami, Florida. She has also worked with the CBO Thrive Scholars as their Summer Academy Director since 2018. Prior to joining the college counseling department at Palmer Trinity in 2010, she worked in college admission at Amherst College. Ashley served on the ACCIS Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee from 2018-2021.  From 2017-2019 she served as Co-Chair of the Latinx Special Interest Group for SACAC and joined the SACAC Board in 2019. 

 

Dr. Ashley L. Bennett
Emma Willard School, Troy, NY (term through 2026)

Ashley Bennett was elected to the ACCIS Board of Trustees in 2023. She currently serves as Director of College Counseling at Emma Willard School in Troy, NY. Ashley also serves as Director of Community Culture for ACCEPT: Admissions Community Cultivating Equity & Peace Today. Prior to these roles, Ashley was Director of College Counseling at KIPP Sunnyside High School and she was a college counselor at St. Agnes Academy in Houston, TX as well. As is often the case in the profession, Ashley spent several years in college admission. She was Director of Admissions and Recruitment at Wiley College in Marshall, TX, and Assistant Director of Admission at Oklahoma City University. 

 

Brian Burbank
Isaacson, Miller; Houston, TX 
Strategic Directions Chair (term through 2025)

Brian Burbank joined the ACCIS Board in 2022. He was formerly an Upper School Dean at The Kinkaid School, where he also taught English, coached basketball, and helped to advance DEI initiatives. Brian previously worked at St. Mark’s School (MA) as a college counselor, coach, dorm head, and member of the Community & Equity Committee. He has worked in college admissions at Tufts University and Hobart and William Smith Colleges, directing much of his attention to athletic recruitment and high school counselor outreach. Brian was a member of the ACCIS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee from 2021-2022. He enjoys strategic planning and lending his perspective to conversations that inspire organizational change.

Frank Cabrera
Brooklyn Friends School, Brooklyn, NY (term through 2026)

Frank Cabrera (he/him) was elected to the ACCIS board in 2023. He is currently the Director of College Counseling at Brooklyn Friends School in Brooklyn, NY. Previously, Frank worked as an Associate Director of College Counseling at the Horace Mann School (NY) and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania, overseeing Latinx recruitment. As a member of ACCIS, he has served on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and the Data, Trends, and Analytics Committee. Frank is currently on the advisory board of Scoir and is a reader for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. He has also been an active member of NACAC and NYSACAC, where he has served as a presenter and mentor for their Summer Institute.

 

Lisa Clay
The Out-of-Door Academy, Sarasota, FL
Board past-chair (term through 2024)

Lisa Clay joined the ACCIS Board of Trustees in 2020. She served ACCIS as Summer Institute Chair from 2016-2022, having previously served as chair of Organizational Advancement. She is currently the Director of College Counseling at The Out-of-Door Academy (FL). Prior to her move to ODA, Lisa was the Director of the Center for College and Life Planning at Parish Episcopal School (TX) for two years and also served as the Associate Director of College Counseling for three years. Before arriving at Parish, Lisa served as a College Counselor at Casady School (OK). Before college counseling, Lisa was a Senior Admission Counselor at Texas A&M University (TX) and an Admissions Counselor at the University of Texas at Austin (TX).

Dr. Holly Hinderlie
Holton-Arms School/Hinderlie and Associates (term through 2025)

Dr. Holly Hinderlie is a licensed psychologist with over twenty years of experience. She completed her doctorate in counseling psychology at Boston College and her predoctoral training at The Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology (CMTP) at Boston Medical Center. During her postdoctoral internship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Hinderlie provided psychotherapy to undergraduate and graduate students, many of whom were experiencing the unique challenges that arise in the context of an elite and competitive academic environment. She is currently the School Psychologist and Upper School Counselor at the Holton-Arms School. Prior to this role, Dr. Hinderlie was the Wellness Coordinator at Choate Rosemary Hall. For over a decade, Dr. Hinderlie served as Director of Counseling at Maret School in Washington, DC. where she was a founding member and co-chair of the Committee on Equity and Inclusion. Dr. Hinderlie’s passion for helping young people develop a healthy self-concept, thriving relationships, and a deeper understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion is the driving force behind her work with students and school communities.

 

Jamie L. Kim
St. John's School, Houston, TX (term through 2025)

Jamie L. Kim joined the ACCIS Board of Trustees in 2022. She currently serves as Associate Director of College Counseling at St. John's School in Houston, TX. Prior to St. John's, she was the Director of College Counseling at St. Agnes Academy. She has also worked in public and charter schools in various capacities (teaching, counseling, dean of students) and as an admission officer at Vanderbilt University. She has served ACCIS on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, and also sits on the Texas Association for College Admission Counseling Executive Board.

 

Matt Lane
Branson School, Ross, CA 
Governance and Nominating Chair (term through 2025)

Matt Lane (he/him) joined the ACCIS Board in 2022. He currently serves as Director of College Counseling at the Branson School in Ross, CA. Previously, Matt worked in the college counseling offices of Hopkins (CT) and Loyola Academy (IL) and in the admission offices of Boston College (MA), Babson College (MA), and Providence College (RI). Matt has served in multiple capacities in regional and national organizations, including serving on NACAC’s committees for Admission Practices and the Ad Hoc Committee on Reimagining the National/Affiliate Partnership. Matt co-chaired the ACCIS Summer Institute in 2019. Matt also sits on the national scholarship selection committee for the Point Foundation, an organization that provides scholarship, leadership, and mentorship opportunities for LGBTQ+ college-bound students. 

 

Amy M. McNamer
The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (term through 2026)

 Amy McNamer joined the ACCIS board in July 2023.  Since 2018, Amy has been the Executive Director at the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW).  Prior to her work with AISGW, Amy practiced law for twenty years in a variety of contexts in the private and public sectors. She first worked as an attorney with law firms in San Francisco and Washington before joining the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, where she was a Senior Attorney in the Enforcement Division for over ten years.  Amy has also provided strategic consulting to several Washington area non-profits as a volunteer for Compass Pro Bono, assisting non-profit boards with governance issues and strategic alignment matters.  She and her husband, Jim Neill, have three children, all of whom attend or have attended independent schools.

Greg Miles
Waterford School, Sandy, UT (term through 2024)

Greg Miles has been the CFO at Waterford School (K-12, Sandy, UT) since 2004. Prior to working in the non-profit school world, he worked in "corporate America" for 6 years. He has served on various accreditation teams as part of the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS). 

Stacy Richardson
The Potomac School, McLean, VA 
Organizational Accountability for Access and Equity Committee Chair (term through 2025)

Stacy Richardson joined the ACCIS Board of Trustees in 2022. Currently, she is the Director of College Counseling at The Potomac School (VA). Previously, she worked at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School (DC) for seven years and Gonzaga College High School (DC) for three years. Stacy has held numerous positions within higher education, including Associate Dean and Director of Multicultural Recruitment at The College of William & Mary (VA), Assistant Director of the College Park Scholars-Life Sciences Program at the University of Maryland, and Director of the Future Focus Program at Trinity University (DC). Additionally, she has taught part-time at the community college level. In 2018, Stacy helped to create ACCIS's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion committee and served as a co-chair working to create programming to educate the membership. She has also served as the Faculty Director for the NACAC Pre-Conference workshop, Leading a Dynamic College Counseling Program.
 

Louis Trujillo
Saint Ann's School, Brooklyn, NY 
Board chair (term through 2025)

Louis Trujillo joined the ACCIS Board of Trustees in 2021. As a member of ACCIS, he served on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and the Data, Trends, and Analytics Committee. Currently, he is Associate Director of College Counseling at Saint Ann's School (NY). Before Saint Ann's, he was an Associate Director of Admission at Brown University, responsible for domestic and international recruitment. He was selected as an Equity and Inclusion Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in the 2020-2021 academic year leading conversations with different stakeholders about diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for Mt. Holyoke College (MA) and a core faculty member of College Horizons (NM), which helps Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students apply to college. He is a Foundation Reader for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, and for the past three years, he is also a Session Reviewer for NACAC's National Conference and NACAC's Guiding the Way to Inclusion conference.

David Weisbord
Winchester Thurston School, Pittsburgh, PA
Treasurer and Finance Chair (term through 2026)

David Weisbord joined the ACCIS Board of Trustees as Treasurer and Finance chair in 2023. David currently serves as the Director of College Counseling at Winchester Thurston School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Prior to moving to Pittsburgh in 2018, David served as Associate Director of College Counseling at George School in Newtown, Pennsylvania. David worked in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Columbia University for 11 years in a variety of leadership roles and started his admission career at Susquehanna University. David is an active member of NACAC and PACAC and previously served as PACAC Treasurer/Chair of Finance & Budget.

Sharon Williams

University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, Chicago, IL (term through 2024)

Sharon Williams was elected to the ACCIS Board in 2021 after serving on the inaugural ACCIS DE&I committee for three years. Currently, Sharon is a College Counselor at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools and serves her school community as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator. Sharon has worked on the high school side of college counseling at Maret School, Chatham Hall, and Elgin Academy. She began her career in college admissions as an Assistant Director at Binghamton University responsible for admissions to the Educational Opportunity Program and moved to the University of Rochester as an Associate Director overseeing Minority, Transfer, and International Admissions. Sharon has been a member of NACAC throughout her career, and active in NYSACAC, and PCACAC, She was elected to the Board of IACAC in 2020, and served as Delegate Director – Secondary, member of the New Counselor Institute Committee, and co-chair of the Equity and Access Ad-Hoc Committee.

 

Program/Operations Committee Chairs

 

Charlotte Burkly
Hillbrook School, San Jose, CA
Summer Colloquium Chair (term through 2025)

Charley Burkly joined the ACCIS Leadership Team in July of 2022 as the Colloquium Chair. She currently serves as founding Director of College Counseling at Hillbrook School, supporting the school's expansion from a JK-8 to a JK-12. She previously worked in college counseling at University School (OH), undergraduate admissions at Princeton University, and MBA admissions at Columbia Business School. Her additional experience includes serving as program administrator at the School Law Institute at Teachers College, middle school science teacher in NYC public schools, running coach at the middle and high school levels, and WACAC Executive Board member. 
 

Chadwick Fulton
St. Andrew's Episcopal School, Austin, TX
New Counselor Workshop and Series Chair (term through 2026)

Chadwick Fulton joined the ACCIS leadership team in 2023 as the New Counselor Workshop and Webinar Series Chair and has served on the faculty since 2020. He has been a member of the college counseling team at St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Austin, Texas since 2012, serving as the Associate Director of College Counseling. Before his current role at St. Andrew's, he worked in undergraduate admissions at his alma mater, the University of Tennessee. 

 

Aleny Garcia
Posnack School, Davie, FL
Membership Chair (term through 2025)

Aleny Garcia is the Director of College Counseling at Posnack School in Davie, FL. Before joining Posnack School, she worked at Ransom Everglades School in Miami and led the college and academic advising office at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale. Aleny recently co-led NACAC's Antiracist Education Institute and served as a member of ACCIS's Data Trends and Analytics Committee. Aleny has also served on SACAC's Communications Committee and currently volunteers as a reader and interviewer for the Gates Scholarship.

 

Katie Gayman
Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Communications Chair (term through 2024)

Katie joined the ACCIS Leadership Team in 2021 as chair of the Communications Committee. Katie is most fulfilled when helping young people articulate their purpose and identity. She began her career as a science teacher at Harvard-Westlake School and transitioned to college counseling in 2009 while working at Buckingham Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge, MA. She is currently an Associate Director of College Counseling at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA. Beyond counseling, Katie has served as senior grade dean, faculty representative on the board of trustees, and was a founding member of an early childhood center for the children of local educators. She loves coaching soccer, running on trails with friends, and discussing her favorite shows, articles, and books with colleagues in the office.

 

Jazmin John
Friends School of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Co-chair (term through 2026)

Jazmin joined the ACCIS Leadership Team in July of 2023 as the Co-chair of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee. Currently, Jazmin serves as the Associate Director of College Counseling & DEI Coordinator at Friends School of Baltimore (MD). Jazmin began her career in college admissions at both Hood College (MD) and her alma mater, Notre Dame of Maryland University (MD). After working in higher education, she began her journey to independent schools working in admissions at Garrison Forest School (MD) and then at Friends School. During Jazmin's time as a college counselor, she has been extremely active as the Co-Leader of the Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS) College Counseling group, and an active member on the ACCIS DE&I Committee planning the first Equity & Innovation Summit. In 2023, Jazmin was awarded AIMS Counselor of the Year Award. 

 

Lesley Klecan
St. Mary's School, Medford, OR
Summer Institute Chair (term through 2025)

Lesley Klecan joined the ACCIS leadership team in July 2022 as the Summer Institute Chair after co-chairing SI for two years. She is the Director of College Counseling and Head of Academics at St. Mary’s School in Southern Oregon. Lesley was a member of the Counselor Advisory Board for the University of Oregon, an Executive Board member for PNACAC, and the Chair of the Inter-Association Committee. She’s presented at state, regional, and national conferences as well as volunteering her time with local community-based organizations.

 

Gregg Murray
Vistamar School, El Segundo, CA
Data Trends and Analytics Chair (term through 2025)

Gregg joined the ACCIS Leadership Team in 2022. He is Director of Life Planning at Vistamar School in Los Angeles and a former admission representative for Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has also been an Admission Coach for USC's Bovard Scholars, an Instructor for UCLA Extension's College Counseling Certificate program, and a longtime Application Reader for UCLA. An active member of ACCIS, he has served as an inaugural member of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee and the Data Trends and Analytics Committee and co-hosts the DTA Today webinar series. Gregg was an Executive Board member for WACAC, Chair of the Inter-Association Committee, Co-Chair for the Los Angeles Share, Learn & Connect program, and a member of the Annual Conference Steering Committee.

 

Warren Quirett
Episcopal High School, Alexandria, VA
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Co-chair (term through 2025)

Warren joined the ACCIS Leadership Team in July of 2022 as the Co-chair of the Diversity Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee. Currently, Warren serves as the Associate Director of College Counseling at Episcopal High School (VA). He began his career in higher education, working in undergraduate admission at his alma mater, Louisiana State University, and Miami University. Warren has served as a College Counselor at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School (GA) and St. John's College High School (DC). He is active within the profession, as he has served on the Board of Directors for the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC) and advisory boards of various colleges and universities throughout the country. He is the Co-Leader of the Black and African Diaspora Special Interest Group for the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and has served in a variety of roles within the organization.

 


Board Committees:

Finance Committee
Chair: David Weisbord
Committee members: Ashley Bennett, Emmi Harward (ex officio), Greg Miles, Louis Trujillo
The Finance Committee advises the organization on budgetary policy and issues, revenue generation, and membership dues and fees. This committee recommends an annual budget to be approved by the Board of Trustees, assures the occurrence and quality of annual reviews, and monitors the implementation and enforcement of investment strategies approved by the Board of Trustees.

Governance and Nominating Committee
Chair: Matt Lane
Committee members: Leilani Arita-Takayama, Lisa Clay, Emmi Harward (ex officio), Jamie Kim
The Governance/Nominating Committee oversees the election and appointment of new members to the ACCIS Leadership Team. It makes recommendations and vets candidates for elections. This committee also administers the bylaws and other governing documents, ensuring adherence, recommending improvements, and overseeing changes.

Organizational Accountability for Access and Equity Committee
Chair: Stacy Richardson
Committee members: Lisa Clay, Emmi Harward (ex officio), Holly Hinderlie, Louis Trujillo, Sharon Williams
The Organizational Accountability for Access and Equity Committee (OAAE) is charged with examining and expanding on past and present policies at the Board and association level with a specific focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. This committee is also tasked with developing and implementing action steps and supporting programming to hold both the ACCIS Board and member institutions accountable to our Commitment to Antiracist Action and DEIB work at large. 

Strategic Directions Committee
Chair: Brian Burbank
Committee members: Ashley Armato, Frank Cabrera, Emmi Harward (ex officio), Amy McNamer, Sharon Williams
The Strategic Directions Committee develops and oversees long-range plans for the Association's organizational growth and sustainability. 


Program/Operating Committees:

Communications Committee
Chair: Katie Gayman
Committee members: JJ Anthony, Ensworth School; Julie Carter, Episcopal School of Jacksonville; Deanna Cox, Phillips Academy; Jacob Drill, Hewitt School; Maria Furtado, The Bay School of San Francisco; Natalie Garza, St. John's School; Sarah Graham, Princeton Day School; Amanda Henry, Whitfield School; Christine Holladay, St. Joseph Academy; Julia Kobus, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School; Sasha Kuchinski, Wichita Collegiate School; Berta Liao, `Iolani School; Shawn Miller, Georgetown Day School; Britten Nelson, University Prep; Sam Schreiber, Polytechnic School; Bartley Sides, Christ Church Episcopal School

The Communication Committee oversees content development of major Association publications in print and electronic media. The committee provides a professional voice for the college counselors through conference presentations, journal articles, commendations on good practices, and media responses. The committee shall develop appropriate means of communication with Association members, and develop and manage communication using all available technology.

Data Trends and Analytics Committee
Chair: Gregg Murray
Committee members: Candice Ashton, Sandy Spring Friends School; Arielle Blumberg, Marymount School of New York; Ben Brown, Oakwood School; Katie Frink, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart; Derek Gueldenzoph, Kimball Union Academy; Evan Hansell, St. Paul Academy & Summit School; Scott Kominkiewicz,‘Iolani School; John Reilly, Trinity School; Chris Rodriguez, The Lovett School; Sandra Sohne-Johnston, St. Anne's-Belfield School; Jake Talmage, St. Paul's School for Boys; Janet Weller, Harpeth Hall School.

The Data Trends and Analytics committee (formerly the Research and Data subcommittee) coordinates research initiatives, conducts surveys to collect data about school-wide, national, and international issues in education, analyzes trends, disseminates conclusions, functions as a clearinghouse for related information, and maintains the document library on the website. 

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee
Chairs: Jazmin John and Warren Quirett
Committee members: Jennifer Baum, Punahou School; Kate Bolen-Lourie, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart; Caitlin Burnett, University School; Rhody Davis, Viewpoint School; Karen Del Vecchio, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy; Allyson Diljohn, St. Christopher's School; Freddi Dupré, Loomis Chaffee School; Jack Fitch, Altamont School; Stephanie Gonzalez, Trinity School; Noor Haddad, The Bishop's School; Mich Harvey, Horace Mann School; John Hawkins, Hawken School; Tara Kalinisan, The Birch Wathen Lenox School; Rachel Lopez, Episcopal High School; Ingrid Loveras, The Field School; Maya Lupa, Trinity Preparatory School; Brittney McCabe, Palmer Trinity School; Annalise Miyashiro, Sage Hill School; Eddie Montenegro, Nightingale-Bamford School; Becky Motta, Oaks Christian School; Sumana Mougdal, The Westminster Schools; Megan Schneider, Shorecrest Preparatory School; Brianna Shepard, Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences; Kora Shin, Head-Royce School; Ebony Sistrunk, Whitfield School; Brian K. Smith, Marlborough School; Molly Teague, St. Agnes Academy; Ashley Terry, The Bay School of San Francisco; Ingrid Torres, Parish Episcopal School; Hope Toussant, Episcopal High School; Lesley Watkins, St. Agnes Academy

The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee (DEIB) works to provide programming to support counselors with the tools they need to work with diverse populations, as well as taking shared responsibility to understand how to have complex conversations and effectively negotiate issues that impact diverse populations. 

Membership Committee
Chair: Aleny Garcia
Committee Members: Kathleen Barzun, Avon Old Farms School; Deidra Bauld, Holy Innocents' Episcopal School; Kate Bolen-Lourie, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart; Dan Burkett, Posnack School; Tim Cross, The Lawrenceville School; Tanya Cummings, St. John's School; Chrystal Dyess, Culver Academies; Monique Eguavoen, Westridge School for Girls; Sarah Honan, Wardlaw-Hartridge School; Kellen Howell, The Leffell School; Lauren Lieberman, Shady Side Academy; Jim Mahoney, The Blake School; Jessica Monterastelli, Friends School of Baltimore; Chris Pratt, Noble and Greenough; Stevi Schuknecht, Trinity Valley School

The Membership Committee supports member recruitment and retention, creates and sustains mentorship and networking opportunities, and develops content and resources to enable ACCIS members to further learn and grow in their work. 

Program Team
Lesley Klecan (Summer Institute); Chad Fulton (New Counselors Workshop/Series); Charley Burkly (Colloquium); Lauren Lieberman, Shady Side Academy and Tyler Sant, Atlanta International School (New Directors Workshop); Jeff Kurtzman, Fountain Valley School and Amy Selinger, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School (Blackberry River Retreat).

The Program Team chairs plan, coordinate and implement all institutes and workshops of the Association.