Committees

2018 - 2019 Committees, Advisory Boards & Task Forces 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 Committee
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.
2019 Conference Co-Chairs: Sean Ferguson, Asia School of Business in Collaboration with MIT, Jerome Ng, Illinois, Geis College of Business

Awards and Recognition Committee
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

Certifications Task Force
The Certifications Task Force explores credential and certification opportunities for MBA CSEA members in order to ensure ongoing and relevant professsional development opportunities.

Employer Advisory Group
The Employer Advisory Group serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Directors to help guide strategic decisions, ensuring employers are represented in decisions.

European Conference Committee
The European Conference Committee plans and executes 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.
2019 Conference Co-Chairs: Rima Gilbert, NEOMA Business School, Lorena Martinez, IE Business School

Global Conference Committee
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.
2019 Conference Co-Chairs: Ann Blasick, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech; Joel Pearson, Argyros School of Business and Economics, Chapman University

Membership Committee
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: Ewan Henry, Nottingham University Business School,  Cheri Hurtubise, Chewy

Professional Development Committee
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:  John Helmers, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder, Stacy Whitman, Dell

Research and Trends Committee
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.
Chair: Maureen Manion-Leone, Goizueta Business School, Emory University

Standards Advisory Group
MBA CSEA recognizes the importance of consistency, stability and historical knowledge when managing the standards for reporting employment statistics. The Standards Advisory Group is a  team that serves in an advisory capacity to the Standards Committee and Board of Directors, providing an ongoing historical perspective to assist with critical decisions. 

Standards Committee
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, Darden School of Business
Full-time Subcommittee Chair: Kathi To, NYU Stern
Part-Time Subcommittee Chair: Beth Ursin, Williamette University,
Specialty Masters Subcommittee Chair: Wendy Clay, University of Rochester

Web Site Task Force
This task force will look through the MBA CSEA web site and make recommendations for edits to the design and content in order to ensure it's meeting the needs of our members and prospective members. 

Other opportunities to get involved:

Diversity Conferences
MBA CSEA volunteers attend diversity conferences such as Asian MBA, NAWMBA and Prospanica 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



“Being involved in an organization that has set the standards for how I do my job is not only enjoyable, it has huge impacts on my success at work. I'll gladly volunteer every year the organization will have me.”

- LaTanya Johns, Director, Graduate Career Center, Neeley School of Business at TCU