Commission on Community College Accreditation

Contact with the Commission on Community College Accreditation should be made through the NASM National Office.

The Commission on Community College Accreditation consists of three elected officials: one Chair and two members, all elected by the membership at large, and Public Members. With the exception of the Public Members, each Commission member must have had experience as a visiting evaluator.

The duties of the Commission are to apply the accreditation and Membership standards of the Association for community colleges and associate degree programs. The Commission receives applications and determines the qualifications of institutions seeking Membership and, after thorough examination in accordance with Association procedures, takes action on behalf of the Association. The Commission has the power to investigate the maintenance of standards and the observance of published commitments in any member institution under its jurisdiction.

NASM Commission on Community College Accreditation 2023-2024:

Cynthia Bridges, Chair (2026)
Grand Rapids Community College

Kenneth B. Hanks (2024)
Hillsborough Community College

Camille Day Nies (2025)
Amarillo College

Public Members:

Lauren Frampton
Corinth, TX

Robert A. Hudak
Greenville, North Carolina

Hilary Harston
Belfast, ME