Brief History and Current Leadership
NACSW is an interdenominational and international organization which grew out of a series of annual conferences beginning in 1950. In 1954, NACSW was incorporated in the state of Illinois
Evangelical Social Work Conference.
In 1956, the association was renamed the National Association of Christian Social Work,
and in 1957, the
name was changed to the National Association of Christians in Social
Work. Finally, in 1983, the
association adopted its present name, the North American Association
of Christians in Social Work in
its members living in Canada.
Leadership is vested in a Board of Directors composed of at least twelve NACSW members elected by the membership for three-year terms.
See Current NACSW Board.
The Board employs
an executive director, who carries out the operations of the organization. NACSW is incorporated in the State of Illinois and registered as a foreign corporation in the State of Connecticut. It is exempt from federal income tax under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.