Texas Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals - Committees
 
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Committees

TxGAP has four standing committees: Communication and Marketing, Conference, Membership and Professional Development/Strategic Initiatives.  Each of these is vital to making TxGAP a valuable organization for each individual member and in growing our chapter’s strength.

Communication and Marketing
  • Work in collaboration with the Executive Committee and all relevant committees to develop a creative market outreach and communications plan that will cultivate new members and partners and engage and retain current members.
  • Implement and monitor a comprehensive and consistent communications strategy using a variety of media/social outlets (newsletters, email blasts, Facebook, white papers, printed collateral, etc.) for the purposes of branding, awareness, professional development and networking opportunities, etc.
  • Manage the website (including web analytics) and provide high quality, relevant, current content which is consistent with TxGAP’s mission, messaging, and branding.
  • Monitor discussions on the TxGAP online forums and continuously update social networking sites.
  • Maintain liaison with the Executive Committee to ensure alignment of objectives,  all initiatives undertaken, and results achieved.

Conference

  • Solicits volunteers to help with conference planning.
  • Manages the conference logistics to include facilities, technical needs, and catering.
  • Collaborates with executive board to identify keynote speaker.
  • Facilitates the onsite logistics to include room scheduling, programming, and registration
  • Creates general marketing and communications schedule for the event.
  • Assists the executive board with sponsorship development.
  • Creates post conference materials for follow up and evaluation of the event. 

 Membership

  • Collaborate with the Professional Development and Strategic Initiatives Committee to create networking opportunities and build collaboration among similarly focused, function-specific TxGAP members and, more broadly, other NAGAP chapters, and other TxGAP partners. 
  • Works with NAGAP’s Membership Chair to identify Texas contacts and new initiatives.
  • Assists Communications Officer with developing publicity and registration materials related to membership.

Professional Development/Strategic Initiatives 

  • Collaborate with the Membership Committee to create networking opportunities and build collaboration among similarly focused, function-specific TxGAP members and, more broadly, other NAGAP chapters, and other TxGAP partners. 
  • Develop educational opportunities for members to use in fulfilling their own goals for professional development and earn TxGAP Professional Development Certificate.
  • Assign a member of the committee to sit on the Conference Committee to assist with development of education programs and topics for the annual Summer Institute.
  • Create and maintain programs that pair promising GEM leaders with mid to senior-level mentors to help cultivate leadership, membership engagement, and increase diversity among TxGAP members.
  • Encourage members to submit articles to the Chair of NAGAP’s Publications Committee for potential printing in Perspectives.
TxGAP is current seeking active members willing to step forward to take a leadership role in areas that match their interests or experience. If you are interested in serving on a committee, contact one of our committee chairs.  

TxGAP is the official Texas chapter of NAGAP, the National Association for Graduate Enrollment Management.


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Texas State University
601 University Drive,
McCoy Hall 322D
San Marcos, TX 78666
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