Open Positions

Call for Board Nominations

Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) is the accreditation board for graduate programs in genetic counseling. ACGC advances quality in genetic counseling education by developing and maintaining standards for educational and clinical training of genetic counseling students and implementing a peer-review process to evaluate programs.

ACGC is currently seeking nominations for the Board of Directors for two (2) positions:

Educator Member
An Educator member is someone directly and significantly involved with an accredited graduate program in genetic counseling (e.g., Program Director/Co-Director, Associate or Assistant Program Director, Clinical/Fieldwork Coordinator, Professor, Instructor, Dean, Clinical Supervisor).

Non-Genetic Counselor Academic Member
An Academic member is someone currently or recently engaged to a significant degree in teaching, research, or administration at an educational institution not necessarily associated with a genetic counseling program.

Experience with practice-based competencies is of key focus for the ACGC Board as they aim to be a well-rounded volunteer leadership group with the necessary proficiencies for an accrediting body.

The term for these positions is 3 years and will begin on July 1, 2020. Nominations for these positions are being accepted through November 1, 2019 and can be submitted in two ways:

  • Self-Nomination: please submit a personal statement form, updated CV, and photo to the Executive Office at by October 23, 2019.
  • Nominate a Colleague: please contact the individual first to determine interest and then submit their name and email address to the Executive Office at by October 23, 2019. We will contact them to submit a personal statement form, updated CV and photo no later than October 28, 2019.

Contact Janet Williams, ACGC President, at with any questions about serving on the Board. If you are interested in learning about other volunteer opportunities with ACGC, please contact the Executive Office at

Thank you for your participation in this important process.

2019 ACGC Nominating Committee
Megan Frone (Chair)
Molly McGinnis (Board Liaison)
Deb Duquette
Dan Riconda
Lauren Morgenroth
Nancy Steinberg Warren