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: 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
Senior Associate Vice President & Director
Rochester Institute of Technology

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

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

Elizabeth Gill
Director of Career Services
Yale University - Jackson Institute

Myrna Hoover
Director, Career Center
Florida State University

William Jones
Director, Operations and Strategic Initiatives
Rutgers University

Ralph Leal
Associate Director
Texas State University

Sara Loritsch
Assistant Director
Virginia Commonwealth University

Rosanne Lurie
Senior Associate Director
University of Pennsylvania - Career Services

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

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

Richard Orbe-Austin
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
Asst VP Student Affairs, Executive Director, Career Development
The College of William & Mary - Career Center

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

Edwin Koc
Staff Advisor
Director, Strategic & Foundation Research