VECAP Committee Descriptions
The Membership Committee plans, organizes, and directs the recruitment and maintenance of members of the Organization, by ensuring timely, services and benefits.
Membership committee meets the 2nd Friday of every month at 10:30 am EST.
The Communications committee oversees the official publications of the association to include the journal, newsletter, and website. The committee also is responsible for maintaining constant and consistent visibility for the Association on social media in accordance with the purposes of VECAP.
Communications committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 4 pm EST.
The Advocacy Committee promotes VECAP’s purposes and goals with the general public and with other professional associations. In addition, the committee shall oversee and monitor governmental or policy issues by educating governmental officials, policy makers, and others about vocational evaluation and career assessment services and the Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professionals association. The committee also strives to increase writing, research and training in the field related to multi-cultural concerns.
Advocacy committee meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 9 am EST.
The Education committee is responsible for soliciting, developing, and offering education and training programs and activities for members and others who may be interested. The committee also obtains pre-approval for training and education from international and national accrediting bodies or appropriate state continuing education programs. The committee shall also communicate with members or others who have taken the training to ensure receipt of their continuing education units or other credentialing credits. The Education committee is also be responsible for supporting the Program committee’s work in offering the biennial National Forum on Issues in Vocational Evaluation and Assessment and is responsible for arranging the continuing education units or credentialing credits for the Forum. Education committee meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 3 pm EST.
The Standards committee makes recommendations to the Board regarding the association’s Code of Ethics, reviews and makes recommendations to the Board regarding amendments to the association’s By-laws, and manages the Facebook Community of Practice as well as the quarterly Case Study Club. Standards committee meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 11 am EST.
The Business Advisory committee is responsible for advancing the understanding and use of vocational evaluators and consultation of vocational evaluators by businesses and employers. The committee shall also engage and collaborate with these target groups, in hopes that they will become more informed about how vocational evaluators’ knowledge and skills can support and enhance their businesses. Also, because vocational evaluation requires the use of real and simulated work, these collaborations can support the currency and relevance of vocational evaluation.