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ArCA is seeking dedicated individuals for two open leadership positions.

Submit your nomination for the next President Elect Elect!

In the leadership cycle of Arkansas Counseling Association, dedicated individuals serve as President Elect Elect, President Elect, President, and Immediate Past President. Each term is for one year. While each position has distinct duties, this group along with the Secretary and Treasurer, work to implement strategies geared toward supporting counselors in Arkansas.


  • Has an interim year to observe and learn policy governance as they prepare for leadership within the association
  • Attend Annual Conference and Leadership Development Institute
  • Assist in planning Annual Conference
  • Chairperson of the Awards Committee
  • Member of the ArCA Executive Committee and attends related meetings
  • Member of the Nominations and Elections Committee
  • Will perform such duties that might be helpful to the Association, as directed by the President, and/or Governing Council
  • Must be a current member of Arkansas Counseling Association
  • Member of American Counseling Association, or able to join/renew
  • High degree of initiative and ability to work with diverse groups
  • Driven to serve and advocate for the members of ArCA and counselors in Arkansas
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

We are also seeking a passionate individual to serve as ArSAIGE President.

One of the newer ArCA divisions, ArSAIGE (Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities), seeks to promote a greater awareness and understanding of LGBT issues while working to create a safe and supportive environment for all students, regardless of sexual orientation. ArSAIGE supports human rights for all and embraces diversity. SAIGE is a division of the American Counseling Association. If interested in serving within Arkansas SAIGE division  leadership, please complete the form provided in the above link.

Please contact us with any questions.

About the Arkansas Counseling Association

ArCA provides opportunities to learn new counseling approaches from nationally recognized speakers and content sessions by professional quality presenters at the annual conference. There are division and regional one-day workshops and division conferences to showcase best practices. These workshops are supported by ArCA to benefit counselors who seek to exploit their potential to serve their clients/students.

Our Mission

The mission of the Arkansas Counseling Association is to promote public confidence and trust in the counseling profession and to support the membership through representation and training.

Association Values

Caring for Self and Others

Promoting Ethical Practices

Respecting Diversity

Encouraging Positive Change

Acquiring and Using Knowledge

Encouraging and Enhancing Leadership

Promoting Collaboration

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The Arkansas Counseling Association is Branch of the American Counseling Association.

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PO Box 1321,

Arkadelphia, AR 71923

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