Zack Wahlquist

Zack WahlquistZack Wahlquist
Director of Education
Association of College Unions International (ACUI)

Zack Wahlquist joined the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) in May 2004 and currently holds the position of director of education. In his position, Zack is responsible for the overall educational vision of the association, including the annual conference, student programs, and other face-to-face professional development opportunities. He also advises ACUI’s regional educational program coordinators and is the staff liaison to the Education Council, whose charge is to oversee the core competencies and member education in the association. Zack has served as a facilitator/presenter for the Institute for Leadership Education and Development (I-LEAD®), ACUI’s premier student leadership development program, for 10 sessions of the institute.

Outside ACUI, Zack serves as the secretary of the board for the Galesburg Civic Arts Center, a local arts organization charged with advancing fine arts opportunities. He chairs an annual, juried fine arts festival and works on other fundraising events with the GCAC.

After finishing a bachelor’s degree in political science, Zack began his career as an operations manager for Gap, Inc., Old Navy division. He moved to Bloomington, Indiana, in 2004 to pursue a master’s of science degree in higher education and student affairs. Upon graduation, he joined the team at ACUI.