By Laws



The Council will hold an annual meeting each year and business meetings as determined.

The annual meeting will be held during the summer. The business meetings will be held during the year at a time and place to be determined by the Executive Committee. Special meetings, if needed, will be called by the Executive Committee, in which case the members will be notified by mail at least ten (10) days prior to the meeting.


The secretary-treasurer shall be the official recorder of all Council meetings and activities, shall handle all official Council correspondence, and shall present written minutes and reports of Council meetings and activities to each Council member. The secretary-treasurer shall provide each new member of the Executive Committee with a copy of the Councilís Bylaws, as amended.

The secretary-treasurer shall maintain all financial records of the Council, shall collect and disburse all Council funds. shall invest Council funds, shall prepare annual and periodic financial reports to present to each Council member, and shall make arrangements for an independent audit of Council financial records at the end of each fiscal year. The secretary-treasurer shall do this in cooperation with a designated AACC staff person, who is bonded by a reliable firm to be paid by the Council. The fiscal year shall begin on August 1 and end on July 31. The official files and records of the Council will be maintained by the American Association of Community Colleges.

The vice-chairman for legislation shall be responsible for working with AACC and ACCT in developing and promoting legislation at the federal level and in collecting information relating to state legislation of interest to state directors. The vice-chairman for legislation for shall review the status of federal and state legislation pertaining to community and junior colleges and shall make recommendations to the Council on any actions to be taken regarding legislation.


National Council of State Directors of Community Colleges
AACC One Dupont Circle, NW
Suite 410
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202)728-0200 Fax: (202)833-2467











The National Council of State Directors of Community Colleges is an affiliated council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).  The council provides a forum for the exchange of information about developments, trends, and problems in state systems of community colleges.  

Through our affiliation with AACC, we also strive to affect national legislation that impacts our colleges and state agencies.

This is the only Council that represents the collective interest of state agencies and state boards of community colleges.  This council is a valuable forum to help state directors deal with the changes in attitude and policies towards community colleges at the international, federal, state and local levels.  We will share information and learn lessons from each other to better serve the interests of our institutions in the coming years.

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