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Call for Nominees - Trainee Member-at-Large


Sleep Research Society
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The SRS Trainee Education Advisory Committee (TEAC) is seeking nominees for the position of Trainee Member-at-Large Elect for 2016-17.

The Trainee Member-at-Large Elect will begin their service to the SRS as a member of TEAC in June 2017 in order to gain the knowledge necessary to become an effective member of the Board of Directors for the term beginning in June of 2018 to June 2019.  In addition to becoming a trainee member of the SRS Board of Directors in 2018, the Trainee Member-at-Large will Chair the SRS Trainee Subcommittee, which is deeply involved with the planning of the Trainee Symposia Series held every year at the SLEEP meeting.

As scientific knowledge expands and the profession grows, the SRS needs strong leaders to continue to move the Society forward and to implement programs that will benefit the membership. This includes supporting educational activities for trainee members of the SRS. Responsibilities for this position include organizing the Trainee Symposia Series, summarizing all trainee evaluations, and participating in monthly planning meetings. As an effective trainee member of the Board of Directors, the Trainee Member at Large will also assist with the development and implementation of a strategic plan for the Society, help establish and monitor metrics for achievement of Society goals and performance, and maintain regular communication with the membership.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please send an e mail including a cover letter and brief (2-3 page) CV to Mrs. Barb Hoeft in the SRS National Office at bhoeft@srsnet.org. To be fully considered as a nominee for Trainee Member at Large Elect, in the cover letter, please make certain to include your interests and qualifications, including though not limited to:

  1. Current Trainee Status and SRS Membership #
  2. Previous attendance at a Trainee Day
  3. Previous participation on the Trainee Subcommittee and
  4. Verification of trainee status through 2019.

A Mentor’s brief letter of support is highly encouraged, though not required.

Mentors are encouraged to speak to their trainees regarding this opportunity.

All nominations are due no later than Friday, March 4, 2017.