The NSCA Education Foundation is dedicated to furthering the education of students in the industry. The Foundation awards the Randy Vaughan Leadership Award to first-time attendees of NSCA's Business & Leadership Conference. Randy Vaughan was integral in the creation of this event as well as several NSCA educational programs.
Randy Vaughan was a charter member of NSCA, and served on the NSCA Board of Directors from 1997-2008, including a two-year term as president beginning in 2005. Additionally, he served as an instructor for NSCA University™ for more than 12 years, and was named its Educator of the Year in 2007. He also served as chairman of the NSCA Education Committee for a number of years. His greatest accomplishments for NSCA include the creation of several NSCA education programs including the Business & Leadership Conference, as well as his role as a subject matter expert and content developer for the industry.
NSCA's Business & Leadership Conference is the only industry-specific business conference where owners, executives and managers of commercial electronic systems companies meet to discuss common obstacles, challenges and opportunities.
The Randy Vaughan Leadership Award is provided through the NSCA Education Foundation. The NSCA Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization supporting educational initiatives focused on the future growth and stability of the commercial electronic systems industry. The goal of the NSCA Education Foundation is to ensure the future success of the commercial electronic systems industry by building the next generation of workers through continuing education and training.