Committees

2017 - 2018 MBA CSEA Committees To learn more about the committees or sign up to volunteer, contact our Executive Director. MBA CSEA members can also log in to their member account and complete the Volunteer Form, located in the Resources section on the left side of the page after logging in.

Asian Conference
The Asian Conference Committee plans and executes the organization's annual regional conference in Asia. Conference volunteer roles include selecting and coordinating conference programming, securing sponsors and exhibitors, managing local entertainment, liaising with the conference hotel and marketing the conference to schools and employers in the Asia-Pacific Region and beyond. Individual conference subcommittees are: Programs, Local Arrangements, Sponsors & Exhibitors and Marketing.
2018 Conference Co-Chairs: Robyn Gleeson, AGSM; Tanya Menzel, HKUST

Awards and Recognition
The Awards and Recognition Committee recognizes significant contributions of members in support of the MBA CSEA, including soliciting for nominations from the membership, determining award winners and presenting the awards at the Global Conference.
Chair: Mark Peterson, Iowa State University

European Conference
The European Conference Committee plans and executives the organization's annual regional conference in Europe. Conference volunteer roles include selecting and coordinating conference programming, securing sponsors and exhibitors, managing local entertainment, liaising with the conference hotel and marketing the conference to schools and employers in the European Region and beyond. Individual conference subcommittees are: Programmes, Local Arrangements, Sponsors & Exhibitors and Marketing.
2018 Conference Co-chairs: Cecilia Freitch, Stockhold; Jelda Veninga, TIAS

Global Conference
The Global Conference Committee plans and executes the organization's annual conference in the U.S. Conference volunteer roles include selecting and coordinating conference programming, securing sponsors and exhibitors, managing local entertainment, liaising with the conference hotel and marketing the conference to schools and employers. Individual conference subcommittees are: Programs, Local Arrangements, Sponsors & Exhibitors, Marketing, Local Employer Engagement, New Member Orientation and Registration.
2018 Conference Co-Chairs: Heidi Cuthbertson, University of California, Riverside; Kevin Stacia, Georgia Tech, Scheller College of Business

Membership
The Membership Committee manages the recruitment and retention of members in the MBA CSEA. The committee focuses on outreach programs and activities that promote the organization to new members, working closely with each conference’s marketing and outreach teams.
Co-chairs: Danielle Grassia, MIT Sloan; Cheri Hurtubise, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Professional Development
The Professional Development Committee identifies the professional development needs of the MBA CSEA membership and facilitates program development to meet those needs, including facilitating webinars and Regional Forums and working closely with each conference’s programming committee.
Co-Chairs: Karen Fox, Vanguard; John Helmers, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder

Research and Trends
The Research and Trends Committee conducts research on employment and recruiting trends that affect MBA hiring and recruitment.The committee also plays a role in managing research partnerships and relationships with outside entities and helps facilitate MBA CSEA’s involvement in outside research. The committee manages the organization's bi-annual Recruiting Trends Survey, which gauges the job market from the prospective of our school members. They also assist with promoting the GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey, an annual survey that  in which MBA CSEA is a partner.
Co-chairs: Matt Evans, Tepper College of Business; Jane Trnka, Crummer School of Business, Rollins College

Standards
The Standards Committee reviews the MBA CSEA Standards for Reporting Employment Data and makes recommendations for changes based on new situations in the employment market and membership feedback. The committee provides ongoing education about the Standards for members in the form of virtual and in-person training and documentation and answers questions from members about the Standards and rankings surveys. The committee also manages the Agreed Upon Procedures program.
Chair: Jeff McNish, University of Virginia,
Part-Time Subcommittee Chair: Beth Ursin, Williamette University,
Specialty Masters Subcommittee Co-chairs: Wendy Clay, University of Rochester; Shari Kern, Washington University St. Louis

Other opportunities to get involved:

Diversity Conferences
MBA CSEA volunteers attend diversity conferences such as Asian MBA, NAWMBA and NSHMBA each year to promote the organization to employers. Contact us if you want to help with this initiative.

MBA CSEA Connect
Our online community provides opportunties for networking and connection outside of our events. Volunteers are needed to help manage communities and promote this member benefit.

Regional Forums
MBA CSEA hosts a number of Regional Forums each year to provide additional programming and networking to members. Volunteer teams for the meet-ups are based on the geographic location of the event. Chair: Jean Gekler, University of Washington, Foster School of Business

"Volunteering for MBA CSEA has not only been fun and enriching, it has also allowed me to forge stronger professional relationships, derive additional benefit from the annual conferences, and ultimately – and perhaps most importantly – deliver greater value to my employer by equipping me with tools to perform my job at a higher level. "

- John Helmers, Associate Director, MBA Career Management, University of Colorardo at Boulder


“Through MBA CSEA I have met amazing people from around the world, who have become great friends and encouraged me to take on fantastic leadership opportunities within the organization.”

- Becky Charvat, Senior Associate Director, Employer Relations & Recruiting, Stanford Graduate School of Business