Standing Committees

CAPACRAO Bylaws identify the following committees to be established each year. If you are interested in serving on one of these committees, please contact the chair.

To learn more information about the committees, please contact [email protected].  


This committee works with the Treasurer to conduct and review an external audit, completed by a third‐party company, each year. Time commitment: November - April.

Chair: Otu Obot, II, Prince George's Community College
Members: Vacant

Awards & Resolutions

This committee works with the President-Elect to run the selection of award recipients and/or to provide resolutions to the organization. Time commitment: January - June.

Chair: Reginald Garçon, University of Maryland Eastern Shore 
Members: Rickiea Cohen. University of Maryland- Baltimore


This committee, in coordination with the Secretary, composes and distributes communication (via social media, email, etc.) to the Association's membership. Time commitment: Year-Around.

Chair: Rickiea Cohen. University of Maryland, Baltimore
Members: Johnika Dreher, Kent State University

Legislation & Policy

This committee identifies pertinent legislation the Association should be aware and distributes through professional development initiatives. Time commitment: Year-Around.

Chair: Vacant
Members:  Rickiea Cohen. University of Maryland, Baltimore

Local Arrangements & Program

This committee coordinates the logistics of the association's meeting, including identifying locations, food selection, and registration logistics with VP for Programming. Time commitment: Year-Around; Peak Time: February - June.

Chair: Vacant
Members: Vacant

Nominations & Elections

This committee works with the Past‐President to select nominees for Executive Board positions. Time commitment: Year-Around; Peak Time: January - June.

Chair: Johnika Dreher, Kent State University
Members: Vacant

Professional Development & Programming

This committee is responsible for developing educational and professional opportunities for members. They work with the Vice President for Programming. Time commitment: Year-Around.

Chair: Jinawa McNeil, Coppin State University & Reginald Garçon, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Members: Vacant