November 13, 2021

ACSA Announces 2022 Election Slate; Petition Period Open

2022 Election Slate

Petition Period Closes: Jan. 5, 2022

The ACSA Board of Directors approved a preliminary slate of candidates for the 2022 Election to the board at its November 6–7 meeting. The candidates came from an open call for nominations and self-nominations reviewed by the board’s Nominations Committee.

In accordance with our election procedures, ACSA members have the opportunity to petition to add candidates to the slate, following the procedures outlined below. The petition period closes on January 5, 2022, at 5 pm Pacific time. The final slate of candidates and election materials are scheduled for release on January 12, 2022. All ACSA Full members are eligible to vote on all positions. The results of this election will be announced publicly online soon after the February 10, 2022, ballot deadline, and introduced at the 2022 ACSA Annual Business Meeting.

Second Vice President
Cathi Ho Schar, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Paola Sanguinetti, Arizona State University

At-Large Director
Marcelo López-Dinardi, Texas A&M University
Mark Pearson, College of DuPage

At-Large Director
Shelby Doyle, Iowa State University
Gabriel Fuentes, Kean University

Petition Procedures
Any faculty member of an ACSA Full or Candidate member school may submit a petition nominating another eligible candidate for the above open board positions. Each petition must include a letter of nomination outlining the candidate’s qualifications and interest in the position and the names and email addresses of at least 10 faculty members from 10 different ACSA Full or Candidate member schools who attest to supporting the candidate’s nomination. (In total, there must be at least 10 faculty from 10 schools total who sign the petition, and the petition must be delivered as a single package.) The petition shall also include a statement of interest from the nominee and a curriculum vitae or biographical statement. The Nominations Committee shall review all qualified petitions and prepare a report to the Board of Directors confirming the eligibility of the petitioners. 


  • January 5, 2021 – Deadline for submission of petitions to add candidates to the slate
  • January 12, 2022 – Final slate of candidates and ballot materials published and sent to ACSA Full Member schools
  • February 10, 2022 – Deadline for ballot submissions

Nominations by Petition
Email (required):
Michael Monti, ACSA Executive Director


Michael Monti
Executive Director