Get Ready to Cast Your NCA Election Ballot

November 11, 2022

In December, members will cast their votes in the NCA election. The Nominating Committee and the Leadership Development Committee developed a slate of candidates for this year’s election. Members will vote to elect a Second Vice President, At-Large Representatives to the Legislative Assembly, the Leadership Development Committee, and the Nominating Committee. 

Balloting for the election will open on Thursday, December 1 at 9 a.m. EST and will close on Saturday, December 31 at 3 a.m. EST. All active individual members of the Association are eligible to vote in the election, which will be conducted through the NCA website. To vote, you must login to your NCA account. If you have questions about your account, email them to

2022 NCA Election Ballot

Second Vice President

One will be elected with a term beginning in January 2023

  • Jeanetta D. Sims, University of Central Oklahoma
  • Thomas J. Socha, Old Dominion University

Leadership Development Committee

Two will be elected with a two-year term beginning in January 2023 

  • Damariyé L. Smith, San Diego State University
  • Sean J. Upshaw, University of Texas-Austin

Legislative Assembly – At Large

Three will be elected with a three-year term beginning in January 2023

  • Emory S. Daniel Jr., Appalachian State University
  • Melissa Harris, Marymount University
  • Mia Long Anderson, Sam Houston State University
  • Keven James Rudrow, Syracuse University

Nominating Committee

Four will be elected with a one-year term beginning in January 2023

  • To be approved by the Legislative Assembly this month at the NCA Annual Convention in New Orleans