Advisory Committees

More than 500 industry experts from 200 area organizations serve Gateway through their membership on academic program advisory committees. Committee members provide valuable information on current labor needs, future trends and offer a pragmatic look at the college’s educational training and curriculum. Learn more by browsing the Advisory Committee Handbook.

Advisory Committee Meetings

Gateway’s Advisory Committee meetings are open to all members of the Gateway community as well as the public. View the Advisory Committee schedule for upcoming meeting dates and times. 

Become An Advisory Committee Member

Bring your expertise, provide insight into the changing needs of your industry and review our program requirements to help us make sure we’re providing the proper training for our graduates to succeed in your industry. Help us help you–serve on one of our advisory committees. Submit an Interest Form.

Who can serve?

Committee members must be employed in–or affiliated with–the occupation, employed or reside in the Gateway district and not be employees of Gateway or enrolled in the program which they are advising.*

*These requirements are waived under specific circumstances.

What are the benefits?

Through serving on an advisory committee, you gain the satisfaction of helping students, the opportunity to guide the education of your workforce to meet your company’s needs, an inside track to hiring well-educated employees and the prestige of being associated with a respected community institution of higher learning.

What is the time commitment?

Four meetings over a two-year time period.

How can I get involved?

To learn more details about serving on an Advisory Committee, please review the Advisory Committee Handbook. If you’d like to serve on an Advisory Committee, please submit an Interest Form.