Government Relations


Government Relations Committee members chart the course of KYACAC’s work in state and federal legislative advocacy. Members develop policy priorities and goals, help determine the positions we take on bills and other legislative proposals, meet with elected officials, and keep the membership apprised of important legislative issues related to higher education, counseling and student access to college.

Committee responsibilities include:

  • Visiting state and federal elected officials’ offices
  • Planning the State Legislative Day in Frankfort, KY 
  • Educating members on legislative issues that directly impact our work
  • Organizing workshops/trainings/webinars at KYACAC conferences
  • Collaborating and advising our membership on proposed legislation
  • Attending the National Legislative Conference in Washington, DC
  • Serving on NACAC’s Government Relations Committee


Government Relations Committee Chairperson:

John-Mark Francis

Western Kentucky University

john-mark.francis@wku.edu


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