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The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) Alumni Association Board of Directors is comprised of a president, vice-president, immediate past president, seven vocational directors, eight district directors, a University of Illinois Extension Director, two young alumni directors, and two undergraduate students who also serves as the vice-chair for alumni relations on the Student Advancement Committee and a representative to ACES Council. Members are elected to serve two-year terms by the ACES Alumni Association. A person shall not be elected for more than three consecutive terms (6 years).

Executive Board
District Directors
Vocational/Career-Oriented Directors

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Seeking Nominations to Serve on the Board of Directors

The ACES Alumni Board is seeking four ACES Alumni Board position on the ACES Alumni Board of Directors.

  • Nominees must have received a degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.
  • The Board of Directors meets four times per year on a week day. Most of the meetings are held on campus, unless otherwise decided by the executive board. 
  • Board members are expected to serve on a committee(s) to further the mission of the ACES Alumni Board of Directors.  Standing committees are:  Nominating Committee, Alumni Engagement, Award & Recognition, Student Engagement, Fundraising and ACES Family Academies.  Additional committees are established on an as needed basis.  These committees meet via conference calls between board meetings.

Open positions include:

  • Young Alumni - Chicago (under age 30 residing or employed in Lake, DuPage or Cook counties)
  • Human Development and Family Studies vocational director - graduate of HDFS or its predecessor department(s)
  • District 5 (Adams, Brown, Cass, DeWitt, Logan, Macon, Mason, Menard, Morgan, Moultrie, Piatt, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, & Scott counties)
  • District 7 (Alexander, Bond, Calhoun, Christian, Clinton, Fayette, Greene, Jackson, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Perry, Randolph, St. Clair, Union, & Washington counties)

The nominating committee requires the following information:

  • A letter outlining why the alumnus or alumna wants to serve in this capacity and the skills or experiences that the alumnus or alumna will bring to the Board of Directors.
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • One letter of reference and two additional names which may be contacted.

Please send nominations material to Kendra Courson at kecourso@illinois.edu by October 29, 2021.