Selecting a president or chancellor is one of the most momentous decisions made by a board of trustees. The decision has far-reaching implications for the board, the college, and the community. ACCT is committed to providing membership services that meet the highest professional standards, are reliable, and the highest quality available.
Our commitment goes well beyond providing CEO search assistance. We are your membership organization, and as such, accountable to every member board. Our mission, values and goals focus entirely on service to our membership.
ACCT’s fundamental purpose is to enhance the capacity of boards through education, advocacy, and by helping boards identify and select the best CEOs to lead their colleges on behalf of their communities.
Statement of Principles
ACCT’s Board Leadership Services is committed to delivering on our promise to help member boards. We do this by:
1. Providing an honest assessment of Board Leadership Services' capacity to perform the assignment based on the information provided by the board and college.
2. Furnishing high level consultative support with a clear understanding that we work for the Board of Trustees.
3. Ensuring that ACCT Search Consultant(s) treat any and all search related information with the utmost confidentiality.
4. Keeping the board fully informed about the process each step of the way, with no surprises.
5. Not encouraging nor recruiting for a minimum period of three years presidents/chancellors who were successfully placed as a result of an ACCT search; and.
6. Providing additional services and assistance needed to the board, as requested, to ensure a smooth leadership transition.
Our fee structure is flexible and cost effective. ACCT membership entitles a college or district to use Board Leadership Services.
Request for Proposals
We stand ready to respond to all requests for proposals with thoughtful, thorough and competitive proposals.Our fee and expense structure is cost effective and considers the ethical and judicious use of public funds. ACCT Executive Search Service will offer tailored support services to ensure success.
To request a proposal, please Complete and Submit the Request for Proposal form.