Frank J. Traver President’s Scholarship
The UMR-ACUHO President’s Scholarship was initiated...

Member Involvement

Committee Member Application 

  • Committee Member Applications for the 2019 term will be available on this page beginning October 1st, 2018.
  • How the selection process works
  • Not sure about applying or what committee to apply for?
    • Check out the committee pages on the UMR website
    • Talk with any committee member (you can contact any Member Involvement Committee) member that are listed at the bottom of this page.


Conference Registration Fee Waiver

For members wanting to attend the annual UMR conference for the first time.  3 conference registration fee waivers for the total cost of registration for the UMR Annual Conference will be awarded to 1 undergraduate student, 1 graduate student and 1 full time professional. The application is available here. Applications are due to Brandon Kesler at by 11:59pm October 1st, 2018.



Executive Board Positions

Candidates are currently being sought for the positions listed below.  Applications are available here and are due by 11:59pm October 1st, 2018 to Brandon Kesler, Membership Involvement Committee Chair, at

 Positions up for election at the 2018 business meeting:

  • Vice-President/President Elect – 3 year commitment
  • Treasurer - 3 year committment
  • Secretary - 2 year committment
  • Technology & Sustainability Coordinator - 2 year commitment
  • State Membership Coordinator - 2 year committment


Committee Chair Positions

Committee Chair selection for the 2019-2020 terms took place at UMR-ACUHO Summer Meetings in June 2018, and no further Committee Chair applications are being accepted at this time. Applications for the 2020-2021 terms will be available April 1st, 2019 for the positions below:

  • Assessment & Information Management Committee Chair
  • Membership Involvement Committee Chair
  • Sponsors & Exhibits Committee Chair
  • Program Committee Chair-Elect

Annual Conference Bids

 Bids are currently being solicited to host the 2020 UMR-ACUHO Annual Conference. For more information, see the attached bid book available here. Bids to host UMR 2020 are due by 11:59pm October 1st, 2018 to Brandon Kesler, Membership Involvement Committee Chair, at” Please direct any questions regarding UMR 2020 Conference Bids to the Conference Sub-Committee:


2018 Committee Member Information

Important Dates:

  • Winter Meetings January 24-26, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Summer Meetings June 20-22, 2018 in Souix Falls, South Dakota
  • Annual Conference and Pre-Conference November 6-9, 2018 in Souix Falls, Sout Dakota

Chairperson and Committee Member Comitment Form

Committee Mission

To recruit and recommend candidates for UMR-ACUHO elected office, appointed chairperson positions, committee membership, conference fee waiver recipients, and bids for upcoming conference host sites; to encourage the connections and involvement of new and veteran UMR-ACUHO members.

Committee Members

  • Brandon Kesler, Witchita State University - Chair
  • Matt Allbright, Univeristy of Nebraska at Kearney
  • Dani Badgett, Kansas State University
  • Matt Burns, Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Lindsay Henderson, Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Jay Hicks, University of Central Missouri
  • Elle Larsen, College of St. Benedict
  • Quinneka Lee, Wayne State College
  • Beth Miller, Universit of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Katie Milne, University of Iowa
  • Melissa Mossinghoff, Doane University
  • Gail Sim-Aubert, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
  • Jessiac Watts, University of Iowa

Conference Sites 

A list of conference sites from 1971-2017 can be found here: Conference Sites