Board Role & Responsibilities

The Board of Trustees is responsible for overseeing and carrying out the work of the ACPA Foundation. All Trustees:

  • Assist in developing the annual budget and ensuring that proper financial controls are in place
  • Actively participate in the work of the Foundation including the development and implementation of Foundation initiatives
  • Recruit and help orient new board members
  • Clearly articulate the Foundation’s mission, accomplishments, and goals to the public and garner support from the communities served by the Foundation
  • Provide fiduciary oversight for the ACPA Foundation

Trustee Expectations

All individual members of the ACPA Foundation Board must be members of ACPA. All Corporate members of the ACPA Foundation Board must either personally maintain an ACPA membership or their company must maintain an ACPA Corporate membership. Trustees are expected to make financial contributions to the Foundation, including through the payment of annual dues of $1,000/year for the duration of their term(s). Trustees serve three-year, renewable terms.

Trustees are also expected to:

  • Serve on one or more Board committees:
    • Executive Committee (Officers)
    • Marketing & Communications
    • Fundraising
    • Donor Relations
    • Constituent Relations
    • Trustee Relations
  • Attend the ACPA annual convention and associated Board of Trustee meetings
  • Participate in 1-2 additional face-to-face meetings per year
  • Participate in monthly Trustee meetings via conference call

Trustee Associate Expectations

The role of the Trustee Associate is to provide a pathway to Foundation engagement for early- and mid-career members. Trustee Associates are non-voting members of the Board of Trustees. Trustee Associates must be individual members of ACPA. Trustee Associates are expected to make financial contributions to the Foundation, including through the payment of annual dues of $250/year for the duration of their term. Trustee Associates serve two-year, non-renewable terms, after which Trustee Associates are encouraged to apply to become Foundation Trustees.

Trustee Associates are also expected to:

  • Work with a Trustee mentor
  • Serve on one or more Board committees
    • Marketing & Communications
    • Fundraising
    • Donor Relations
    • Constituent Relations
    • Trustee Relations
    • Attend ACPA annual convention and associated Board of Trustee meetings
    • Participate in monthly Trustee meetings via conference call
    • Trustee Associates are encouraged to attend additional face-to-face meetings of the Board

Financial Obligations

Trustee are responsible for making a minimum annual contribution of at least $1,000 to the Foundation through payment of Trustee dues. A company or campus may donate all or part of a Trustee’s $1,000 dues obligation to the Foundation. Trustee Associates are responsible for making a minimum annual contribution of $250 in Trustee dues. Other contributions, such as donations to the Diamond Honoree Campaign or other Foundation funds, do not count toward meeting the annual dues obligation. Travel expenses for the annual convention and other face-to-face meetings are paid by the individual (or their institution/company).

Dwayne Todd, President

Heidi Levine, Vice President

Felicia Bohanon, Treasurer

Melissa Jones, Secretary

Dallas Bauman (2019)

Stephane Belisle (2020)

Felicia Bohanon (2019)

Wanda Davis (2018)

Craig Elliott (2019)

Sandra Emerick (2019)

Jennifer Eule (2019)

Keith Humprhey (2020)

Melissa Jones (2018)

Kathleen Kerr (2019)

Donna Lee (ex officio, 2018)

Heidi Levine (2019)

Myra Morgan (2018)

Dan Morrison (2019)

John Mueller (2018)

Armand Quadrini (2020)

Sue Saunders (2019)

Dwayne Todd (2019)

Valerie Heruska (Trustee Associate; 2018)

Stephen Quaye
President, ACPA

Donna Lee
Past-President, ACPA

Cindi Love
Executive Director, ACPA

Tom Gentry
Senior Director, Accounting, ACPA