Message from the State Director
Welcome to the NASPA-AL website. I encourage you to see all that we have to offer and find ways to get involved at the state, regional, and national levels. Let me know how I can help.
Dr. Brandon R. Brown
Alabama State Director
Associate Dean of Students & Director of Residence Life
Board of Directors
One of the best resources available to you is the wide range of professional development opportunities available through NASPA. Our signature, annual event is the Drive-In Conference which brings professionals together from around the state for a day of networking, learning, and recognition.
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Each year NASPA-AL recognizes outstanding members across the state by honoring individual professionals with state awards. To continue with this tradition, please consider nominating one of your Alabama colleagues. State winners will be nominated for consideration at the Region III awards level, as applicable. Each nomination should include the following:
- Current resume
- Contact information for both the nominee and nominator
- A minimum of one, maximum of two letters of support with one preferably being from a current supervisor
All award recipients must have an active membership with NASPA.
NASPA-AL Scholarship & Grant Opportunities
Want to get involved? There are multiple leadership opportunities within the state to support members seeking to broaden their experiences and contribute to the profession.
NASPA-AL Virtual Drive-In Conference Committee
NASPA-AL is now accepting volunteers to serve one of NASPA-AL Virtual Drive-In Conference Committees:
Programming and Logistics Team: This team will review, discuss, and select a variety of program presentations for the conference day. This team is also be responsible for developing the conference platform (Hopin) to ensure that all information in the platform is updated in preparation for the conference. During the virtual conference, this team executes logistical day-of conference needs including but not limited to the assisting attendees navigating the platform, messaging conference participants, working the info desk, and supporting the needs of the NASPA-AL Board.
Regional Outreach and Sponsorships Team: This team works to help engage with Alabama colleges and universities that lack a presence and engagement with NASPA-AL throughout the year or at the annual conference. This team will develop a plan for outreach and engagement with all institutions across the state to get them informed about the organization and what it offers. The Conference Chair-elect will lead this team in obtaining sponsorships for the organization and the annual state conference.
Those interested in volunteering for committee membership should contact Clint Coulter:
Awards & Scholarships Committees
Volunteers needed for NASPA-AL Selection Committees!
The NASPA-AL Board of Directors are looking for volunteers to serve on the award and scholarship selection committees for the 2021 NASPA-AL Conference. Volunteers will review applications and nominations starting December 1 and must have completed their review by mid-December. To volunteer, complete this interest form!
To apply, click here.
NASPA-AL is happy to share any experience with its members that aligns with the purpose and values of NASPA. State institutions can submit publicity requests using the Publicity Request Form. All requests submitted two weeks in advance (after review) will be included in the next NASPA-AL newsletter and/or email/social media. There is no guarantee for promotion of events or announcements submitted less than two weeks in advance.