NCME COMMITTEES

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NCME committees involve various NCME programs and awards. Program committees coordinate action on a variety of projects and programs such as the annual meeting program and outreach and partnership. Award committees review nominations and select recipients. Committees are chaired by a single member and often co-chaired by another. Committee members typically serve a three-year term. 

All NCME members are encouraged to volunteer for a committee. Volunteering to serve on a committee indicates that a member is interested in serving on a committee but it does not guarantee a spot on a committee. NCME Members may volunteer for multiple committees each year. However, a member may serve on only one committee at a time.

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This committee is responsible for advising the Executive Committee on annual meeting policies and procedures.

Annual Meeting Program Committee

This committee is responsible for planning and organizing the Annual Meeting Program.

Information about the next annual meeting can be found here »

Members:

Krista Mattern, Chair 
Emily Shaw, Chair 
Thanos Patelis, Chair Elect
Andrew Wiley, Chair Elect
Kevin Krost, Member

Archives Committee

This committee is responsible for developing and implementing a policy and plan for the NCME Archive. The primary purpose of the Archive is to hold information for extended periods of time, which is of historical interest and is not needed for daily business. The archives will emphasize electronic materials; physical artifacts and documents will also be maintained. The electronic and physical archives should consist of a storage and access system that will provide reasonable assurance that NCME’s institutional records will be available and retrievable for as long as desired. The committee will develop, maintain, update, and implement the NCME Archive in conjunction with the Website and other committees under Board supervision.

Members:

Gerald Melican, Chair
Anne Davidson, EdD, Past Chair
Sandra Margaret Botha, Member
Linda Cook, Member
Neil Dorans, Member
Dubravka Svetina, Member
Qing Yi, Member

Budget & Finance Committee

This committee is responsible for monitoring NCME budgets, finances, and investments.

Members:
Rosemary Reshetar, Chair
Karla Egan, Member
Marc Kroopnick, Member
Thanos Patelis, Member
Yang Zhao, Member

Digital Presence Committee

The Digital Presence Committee is responsible for overseeing the strategy and implementation of the NCME brand, message, and mission as communicated via all digital platforms, including the NCME website and social media platforms.

Members:
Alina vonDavier, Chair
Matthew Gaertner, Member
Joni Lakin, Member
Yuyu Fan, Member
Amy Hendrickson, Member
Michael C. Rodriguez, Member
Yizhi (Roxanne) Zhang, Student Member

Diversity Issues and Testing Committee

This committee is responsible for (a) promoting awareness of the challenges, opportunities, and techniques for assessing individuals from a variety of different backgrounds, and (b) encouraging the active involvement of individuals from a variety of backgrounds in the organization.

Members:

Leanne Ketterlin Geller, Chair
Jennifer Randall, Past Chair
Raman Grover, Member
Michael V. Tappler, Member
Cristina Anguiano-Carrasco, Member
Can Shao, Member
Daniela Cardoza, Student

Graduate Student Issues Committee

This committee is responsible for ensuring that NCME meets the needs of graduate students and that graduate student issues are foremost in the organization’s strategic planning and initiatives.

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Members:

Kevin Krost, Chair
Ki Cole, PhD, Faculty Member
Alex Brodersen, Member
Dakota Cintron, Member
Thao Vo, Member

Committee on Informing Assessment Policy and Practice

This committee exists to provide education policy makers with access to the expertise within NCME and organizationally on issues involving uses of tests in public policy. A second, but related role of the committee is to increase the visibility of NCME as a resource for policy-makers in educational assessment. This committee develops strategic policy initiatives that address educational measurement and assessment.

Members:

Judith Koenig, Co-Chair
Brian Gong, Co-Chair
Laura Hamilton
Catherine Welch
Karen Mitchell
Andrew J. Middlestead

Membership Committee

This committee is responsible for monitoring NCME membership and adding value to membership by supporting projects aimed at retaining and recognizing members.

Members:

Leslie Keng, PhD, Chair
Joshua Goodman, Chair Elect
Michael Bunch, Member
Pei-Hua Chen, Member
Marjoriana Pauline Clarke, Member
Jaime Malatesta, Member
Ha Phan, Member

Mission Fund Committee

Members:

Michelle Boyer, Chair
Chad Buckendahl, Past Chair
Ellen Forte, Member
Priya Kannan, Member
Canda Mueller, Member
Francis, O'Donnell, Student Member
Anne Traynor, Member
John Wilse, Member

Click here to donate to the NCME Mission Fund

Click here for details on the Mission Fund Grant Program Call for Proposals (deadline Jan 25, 2019)

Nominations and Elections Committee

This committee is responsible for preparing a slate of candidates for the Board of Directors and the position of Vice President and overseeing the election of said candidates.

Members:

Randy Bennett, Chair
Linda Cook, Member
Michael Kolen, Member

Outreach and Partnerships Committee

This committee is responsible for developing strategic partnerships with external groups and organizations to accomplish and enhance the mission of NCME. The current Chair of the committee, Dr. Tracey Hembry, may be contacted here.

Members:

Tracey Hembry, Past Chair
Theresa Bennett, Member
Liuhan Cai, Member
Anabelle Guerrero, Member
Jason Immekus, Member
Edward Roeber, Member
Litong Zhang, PhD, Member

Publications Committee

This committee is responsible for providing oversight for all NCME publications. Activities of this committee include evaluating and improving existing procedures and policies, coordinating searches for new editors, and initiating proposals for new publications.

Members:

William A. Lorié, Chair
Susan Davis Becker, Co-Chair
Li Cai, Member
Zhongmin Cui, Member
Susan Davis-Becker, Member
Shumin Jing, Student
Matthias Von Davier, Member
Adam Wyse, Member

Social Media Committee

This committee is responsible for developing social media policies and practice, creating and managing a strong NCME messaging and promotion on social media platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter; auditing social media engagement, and making necessary revisions to the NCME presence to the NCME social media platforms.

Members:

Joni Lakin, Chair

Standards and Test Use Committee

This committee is responsible for monitoring professional issues concerning the development, validation, and proper use of assessments. In addition, this committee is responsible for overseeing all NCME standards and guidelines (e.g., Code of Professional Conduct), and advising the Board on broader issues of testing as they affect the Standards for Educational & Psychological Testing.

This committee also maintains the policy on NCME's sponsorship, approval, and endorsement of products is to the right.

Finally, the Standards and Test Use committee oversees NCME's initiatives on assessment literacy, including classroom assessment. Click here for a video describing the different forms of classroom assessment, some basics on how to assess in the classroom, and how to use classroom assessment to support student learning and motivation.

Members:

Bryan R. Drost, Chair
Lori Nebelsick-Gullett, Member
Gabriel Rodriguez, Student
Melinda Taylor, Member
Anna Topczewski, Ph.D., Member
Maria Vasquez-Colina, Member
C. Dale Whittington, Member

Training and Professional Development Committee

This committee is responsible for planning and organizing training sessions for the Annual Meeting, as well as at other times and for other conferences, on an as-needed basis.

Members:

James Roberts, Chair
Amanda Wolkowitz, Past Chair
Kimberly Colvin, Member
Jayashri Srinivasan, Member

Website Committee

The NCME Website Committee is responsible for the development, maintenance, and occasional redesigns of www.ncme.org. The NCME website is the primary avenue through which NCME communicates with its members. The website disseminates information and news about NCME, its membership, and its activities to NCME members and other interested parties. It also provides professional standards, and access to literature about educational measurement theory and practice, and information about educational measurement as a profession and current employment opportunities in the field. 

Members:

Matthew Gaertner, Chair
Brian Leventhal, Chair
Catherine McClellan
Jennifer Dunn
Howard Everson
Brett Foley
Nikole Gregg
Rik Lamm