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Chapter Updates & Information

  • Website Updates & First Conference Planning Meeting

    We hope you are having a relaxing and peaceful summer, as well as staying safe. CPAK is proud to bring to you their new website. We hope you will utilize the resources available, learn more about our organization, and look back on our conferences and Hall of Fame classes. While 95% complete, there are still updates being made to the website. If you locate a broken link, error, etc. please do not hesitate to email us at [email protected].

    We are also starting to plan our 2023 CPAK Annual Conference. The conference is a lot of work, but it is incredibly rewarding and fun! Our first conference planning meeting will be on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 11am EST. If you are interested in helping with the conference, please fill out the following form and you will receive the meeting link the day before.


  • Welcome to the 2022- 2023 Executive Committee

    The 2022-2023 CPAK EC met for the first time on May 24, 2022 for the 2022 Transition Meeting. It was a great opportunity for our officers to get to know one another and refresh ourselves on CPAK and ACPA’s mission and purpose. Below is a list of our 2022 – 2023 Executive Committee.

    • President – Lindsay Smith
    • Coordinator for Equity & Inclusion – Antoine Smith-Rouse
    • Conference Chair – Samantha MacKenzie
    • Professional Development Coordinator – Jan Goldman
    • Faculty Representative – Dr. Mike Vetter
    • Central KY Regional Representative – Priscilla Calvo Castillo
    • Northern KY Regional Representative – Jennifer Brown
    • Western KY Regional Representative – Chelsea Wright

    Currently, we have the follow positions open. If you are interested in getting involved with CPAK and want to learn more about these positions, please email [email protected].

    • Administration Coordinator
    • Conference Chair – Elect (would assume the 2023-2024 Conference Chair role next year)
    • Graduate Student Representative
    • Eastern KY Regional Representative
    • President – Elect (would assume the role of President in 2023 – 2024).

  • 2022 CPAK Conference Review

    Thank you to everyone who attended out 2022 CPAK Conference either in-person or virtually! We greatly enjoyed getting to catch up with our colleagues and spend time on professional development. We were also thrilled to induct our Hall of Fame Class of 2022 and present our 2021 awards.

    For a full list of award winners, inductees, and photos from the conference, please visit our 2022 Conference in Review page.


Formed in 1976, the College Personnel Association of Kentucky (CPAK) is a state division of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). CPAK concerns itself with the professionals in the varied areas of student affairs, student services, campus life, academic support, and higher education administration throughout the state of Kentucky.