Volunteer Committees

NACRO thrives from the participation of its members, principally through its Board of Directors and four standing committees, all of which benefit from a broad and diverse set of participants. If you're interested in joining a committee, please email [email protected]. In the meantime, we encourage you to watch our Volunteering with NACRO video below! 

For more information on the structure of our organization, please review the following policies and procedures document, which was approved by the NACRO Board of Directors in July 2012. 

Benchmarking Committee 


  • Angela Dudley, Wichita State University Foundation & Alumni Engagement, Chair-elect
  • Ben Webb, The Ohio State University, Chair
The Benchmarking Committee generates meaningful data, publications, and other materials through a variety of tools that can be utilized by Members. The committee’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, designing and managing survey instruments and implementation, conducting data analysis, and presenting findings to membership through a variety of mediums, such as presentations and publications.

Communications Committee


  • Adam Bear, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Chair
  • Tracy Curtis, Oklahoma University Foundation, Chair-elect

The Communications committee communicates NACRO business to Members, as well as benefits to non-Members. The committee will source content from all other standing committees, as well as identify other information relevant to the corporate relations industry. The committee will manage a monthly calendar and inform the other committees of upcoming messaging needs based on the cadence of previous years and new content creation.

Membership Committee 


The Membership Committee leads NACRO’s efforts to recruit and retain Members, including securing new Members and welcoming them to the organization. The committee will work to retain Members by assessing Member satisfaction and collaborating with other standing committees to incorporate Member feedback into NACRO programs, services, and communications. This committee will also recognize Members for their years of membership and volunteer contributions, as well as overseeing networking opportunities.

Professional Education Committee 

The Professional Education Committee leads NACRO’s efforts to offer professional and leadership development opportunities for Members via virtual and in-person events. Through collaboration with other committees, this committee will build content for professionals with different experience levels.

Member at Large

Responsibilities and reporting structure of other committees shall be as documented by NACRO Policies and Procedures. Amendments to NACRO’s Policies and Procedures are approved by a quorum at a regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting.