Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

Membership Engagement Committee

Purpose: Provide opportunities for members to engage in association business, interact with other members and contribute to the housing.

Core Objectives:

  • Continue to run and further develop the NWACUHO mentorship program to include mid-level mentorship
  • Develop and implement a process for collecting contact info for professionals new to the region and making an personal connection between the Association and the professional

Suggested objectives of this committee include (but are not limited to):

  • Develop a brief module to be presented during fall staff trainings about NWACUHO
  • Support the development of the new professional handbook and the new member welcome at the annual conference
  • Develop and submit articles to the Soundings blog geared towards engagement opportunities with the association
  • Encourage mid/senior level professionals to present sessions targeted towards new professional development at conferences or webinars
  • Creates needs assessment tool to understand the professional development needs

Committee Resources:

Meet Leslie and Lawrence! The Membership Engagement Committee Co-Chairs:



              Co-Chair: Leslie Byrd                   Co-Chair: Lawrence Lam   
Kenai Peninsula College                           University of Victoria


The Membership Engagement Committee Member List:

  • Kristin Davik, Mount Royal University
  • Laura Collings, Mount Royal University
  • Madison Biem, University of Alberta
  • Mike Roehlk, Oregon State University