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Communications Committee

APSHO Members: Apply to the Communications Committee

 

Current Communications CommitteeMembers:

 


 

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

The APSHO Communications Committee provides information about APSHO by facilitating communication between APSHO members, other associations and the oncology community at large.

 

COMMITTEE MEMBER PREREQUISITE(S):

  • Must be an APSHO member in good standing
  • Willing to actively contribute to the APSHO Advance and APSHO member blog
  • Able to attend conferences or other regional events to participate in APSHO activities
  • Writing experience desired (reviewing, commentary, blogging, editing, etc.)
  • Leadership, communications skills, etc. preferred
  • Submission of a committee application including:
    • Submission of a curriculum vitae (CV)
    • Submission of a statement of intent

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively promote APSHO’s purpose and offerings through various communication outlets
  • Participate in and facilitate communication among peers within APSHO’s membership
  • Assist in identifying target groups for potential APSHO membership
  • Provide input on promotion of APSHO programs and benefits

ESTIMATED TIME COMMITMENT AND MEETING FORMAT:

  •  Preparation for and participation in 1–6 conference call meetings per year; 1 in-person meeting held during JADPRO Live (conference registration required)

TERM LIMITS:
Communications Committee Chair

The Communications Committee Chairperson is appointed for a 2-year term, spending 1 year as the Chair-Elect, and 2 years as Chair before assuming the position of Past Chair.

Communications Committee members are invited to apply for a Chair position by submitting an online application.

Applications will be reviewed by the Communications Committee Leadership (current Chairperson and Board Liaison) between May 1–15.

Committee leaders will then present a ballot to the committee members with candidate(s) for the Chair-Elect position for vote by June 1.

  • Year 1: Chair-Elect
  • Year 2: Chairperson
  • Year 3: Chairperson
  • Year 4: Past Chair

The candidate who receives the majority vote will be immediately appointed as Chair-Elect, and the previous Chair-Elect will transition to the Chair position.


COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP:

  • Committee members are appointed for 2 years, but those wishing to remain on the committee may do so for an additional 2-year term, totaling a maximum of 4 consecutive years. Time spent as Chair-Elect, Chair, and Past-Chair is not counted toward the member’s maximum term limit of two (2), consecutive 2-year terms.
    • Approval of term renewal is based on the committee member’s level of participation during his/her first term at the discretion of the Chairperson and Board Liaison.

RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHER LEADERSHIP GROUPS:

  • Reports directly to the Board of Directors
  • Collaborates with the Membership Committee, Education Committee, and other task forces and subcommittees as necessary


2018 COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE CHARGES:

  • Continue to work on the APSHO Advance member newsletter
  • Best of the Blog: Include pearls from blog posts in the Advance to refer members back to the online community
  • Committee members to recruit writers for the APSHO member blog
  • Work with APSHO/Harborside staff to increase communications to members about how to use online community features and encourage more responses to posts

 

For more information about this committee, please email memberservices@apsho.org

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