NACE First Destination Surveys Team

Committee Charge: The First Destinations Survey team takes further action on the August 2012 NACE release of the statement on The Critical Importance of Institutional First Destination/Post Graduation Surveys, detailing NACE’s position on first destination surveys: http://www.naceweb.org/s08152012/graduate-survey/. In particular, the team will continue the work of the 2013-14 committee to implement the goals outlined in the statement, including the following: • Collaborate with the NACE staff to deliver regular communications to the membership regarding the ongoing adoption of the standards/protocols, including effective practices. • Provide information about the reporting protocols and timelines for those adopting the First Destinations Survey • Collaborate with the NACE staff regarding technical requirements and vendor issues. • Conduct analysis of the initial launching of the First Destinations Survey and make recommendations to the Board regarding improvements of instrumentation, protocols, reporting, etc. • Develop protocols and documentation to support graduate program career outcomes as a complementary process to the undergraduate initiative. Present recommendations to the Board by January 5, 2015.

Emanuel Contomanolis
Chair
Associate Vice President & Director
Rochester Institute of Technology


Jason Aldrich
Member
Executive Director
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business


Amy Blackburn
Member
Career Services Specialist
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Gillings School of Global Public Health


Elizabeth Gill
Member
Director of Career Services
Yale University - Jackson Institute


Myrna Hoover
Member
Director, Career Center
Florida State University


William Jones
Member
Director, Operations and Strategic Initiatives
Rutgers University


Ralph Leal
Member
Associate Director
Texas State University


Sara Loritsch
Member
Assistant Director
Virginia Commonwealth University


Rosanne Lurie
Member
Senior Associate Director
University of Pennsylvania - Career Services


Heather Maietta
Member
Associate VP of Career and Corporate Engagement and Director, OBrien Center for Student Success
Merrimack College


James Mitchell
Member
Associate Director Employer Relations
Ball State University - Career Center


Richard Orbe-Austin
Member
Director, Career Development
New York University - The Wasserman Center for Career Development


Manuel Perez
Board Advisor
Director, Career Development Center
California State University - Long Beach


Kathleen Powell
Member
Asst VP Student Affairs, Executive Director, Career Development
The College of William & Mary - Career Center


James Tarbox
Member
Executive Director of Career Development/Services
San Diego State University


Edwin Koc
Staff Advisor
Director, Strategic & Foundation Research
NACE