Vice President & Secretary
Anders Houldcroft is the Associate Director of Marketing for Suffolk University's new Center for Career Equity, Development, & Success. As a key member of the Career Center, Anders is responsible for increasing the center's awareness, engagement, and prestige for Suffolk's ambitious 2025 plan. Anders previously served as the Marketing and Communications Manager for Emerson College’s Career Development Center since 2017. His work with Emerson’s team focused primarily on student engagement and self-service through the introduction of new marketing strategies and technologies. Anders’s background in higher ed began in 2015 at his alma mater, Bridgewater State University, where he served as the Communications Coordinator for the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.
The Vice President & Secretary creates meeting agendas, records minutes of each meeting, submits meeting notes for board approval, maintains and archives business records (including bylaws, meeting notes, bylaws), and manages board reports and cloud storage.
Vice President, Marketing & Outreach
Rick DelVecchio is the Director of Career Development for the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. Since joining Quinnipiac University in 2014, he has been assisting senior leadership to develop and implement a unique faculty-driven advising program incorporating academic advising, experiential and work-integrated learning, and career development. Prior to joining Quinnipiac, he spent 9 years as the Director of Career Placement at Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, CT). Prior to transitioning to a career in higher education, Rick spent 10 years in various marketing, operations, and management roles.
The Vice President of Marketing & Outreach chairs subcommittee(s) for marketing, communications, and outreach efforts (including social media, open discussion forums, Association website, etc.); manages marketing for Association membership; manages contact lists; manages Association email (designs, creates, sends, etc.); and manages editorial/communications calendar
Vice President, Membership & Nominations
Vice President, Programs & Conferences
Riky serves as a Career Advisor in WPI’s Career Development Center, where she oversees student facing marketing and communication efforts, including graphic design and social media. Her work mainly focuses on career education and student engagement. Riky has been at WPI since 2010, previously serving six years as Administrator of Theatre Technology and Instructor of Theatre in WPI’s Drama/Theatre Program. Riky holds an MBA from WPI in addition to a BS in Business Administration from Worcester State University and a BA in Fine and Performing Arts with a Concentration in Arts Management from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Riky is also a mother, a therapeutic crafter, and a tabletop game enthusiast.
The Vice President of Programs & Conferences chairs conference planning (manage proposals, sponsorships, speakers, logistics), chairs webinar planning (manage proposals, sponsorships, speakers, logistics), chairs associated subcommittee(s) for all programs and conferences, manages Communicating Careers website, and manages marketing for programs and conferences in conjunction with Vice President of Marketing & Outreach.
Institutional Affiliate Board Members-at-Large
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