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Learn about the open positions for HPA The Catalyst's 2020 elections below.

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HPA Vice President | HPA Secretary | Director of Social Responsibility and Global Health | Director of LAMP | Director of Scholarship | HPA Nominating Committee Member | Global Health SIG Vice Chair | Global Health SIG Secretary | Global Health SIG Nominating Committee Member | Tech SIG Vice Chair | Tech SIG Secretary | Tech SIG Nominating Committee Member

 


HPA Vice President

Term: 3 years

Duties:

  1. Officiate and serve for the President in his/her absence or disability.

  2. Succeed to the office of President for the unexpired portion of the term in the event of the death, resignation, removal, or disqualification of the President.

  3. Coordinate the Section's Strategic Plan.

  4. Act as liaison to task forces and other committees, as directed by the Board of Directors.

  5. Prepare list of nominees for committee appointments.

  6. Assist the President as assigned.

  7. Orient new Vice President at end of term, using officer checklist (form #400)

Common Procedures:

  1. Submit a written report to the Membership at the Summer and Winter membership meetings. Submit a written report to the Board of Directors at the Summer, Fall and Winter meetings.  All reports should reflect the strategic plan.

  2. Prepare a budget for the office and submit to the Treasurer by announced deadlines.

  3. Submit expense vouchers to the Treasurer within (1) one month of expenditure.

  4. Orient new Board of Directors members to Strategic Planning process.

  5. Contact assigned committee chair(s) quarterly, in role as liaison and report to officers during scheduled conference call.

Specific Procedures:

  1. Coordinate annual development of and revisions to the Strategic Plan, following the Policy on Strategic Planning. (See document under strategic planning section). 

  2. Submit revisions for the Policy and Procedure Manual to the Bylaws Committee annually.

  3. Orient new Executive Committee members to Strategic Planning Process.

  4. VP will prepare list of nominees for committee appointments to be submitted to Board at the Fall Meeting. (See Procedure and Criteria for Selection of Committee Members)

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HPA Secretary

Term: 3 years

Duties: 

  1. Produce a record of the minutes of all Section and Board of Directors meetings, and submit these minutes to the APTA staff liaison to the section within forty-five (45) days following a meeting.

  2. Maintain a record of official action and decisions by the Board of Directors that were conducted by correspondence or conference call.

  3. Serve as liaison to such committees and task forces as directed by the Board of Directors.

  4. Submit minutes of the preceding business meeting at each Section business meeting.

  5. Serve as Historian of the Section.  (Records are kept at the Executive Office).

  6. Participate in the strategic planning process.

  7. Orient new Secretary at end of term, using officer checklist (form #400).

  8. Maintain automated systems (E-mail, etc.) To enhance communication among Board of Directors members as well as with the APTA office.

Common Procedures:

  1. Submit a written report to the Membership at the Annual and Winter meetings and to the Board of Directors at the Summer, Fall and Winter meetings.

  2. Prepare a budget for the office and submit to the Treasurer by announced deadlines. –  COMPLETE FORM PROVIDED BY THE TREASURER.

  3. Submit expense vouchers to the Treasurer within one (1) month of expenditure. – COMPLETE FORM PROVIDED BY THE TREASURER.

  4. Submit an annual report to the Vice President.

  5. Submit revisions of the position description and general Procedures Manual to the Bylaws Committee annually.

  6. Contact assigned committee chair(s) quarterly, in role as liaison and report to officers during scheduled conference call.

  7. Attend CSM, Annual conference and annual strategic planning meeting

  8. Orient new board successor and forward all appropriate materials.

Specific Procedures:

  1. Board of Directors and Membership Meetings

    • Insure minutes are taken during meetings, including action items, sign official minutes and send to Executive Director within 30 days.  Have one copy sent by the Executive Director to:

      • each member of the Board of Directors

      • each member of the Bylaws Committee

      • each special committee or task force Chair

      • Association liaison within 45 days

      • Section files

    • Work with the Executive Director to assure that the current section roster is an accurate and complete listing of all officers, committee chairs and committee members, and their respective terms.

    • Read all papers called for by the membership.

    • Advise the President of any unfinished action assignments or business of the meeting.
      Assist the President in formulating meeting agenda.

    • Submit summaries of significant actions of the Board of Directors and Membership meeting (after each meeting) to the editor of the newsletter.

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Director of Social Responsibility and Global Health

Term: 3 years

Reports to: Executive Committee

Purpose: Serve as the Chair of the Global Health Special Interest Group (GHSIG) and liaison to current and future catalyst groups with activities relevant to global health and social responsibility, as assigned by the Executive Committee of the HPA The Catalyst

General Description of Job Title:

  1. Perform assigned duties of member of HPA: The Catalyst Board of Directors for a period of 1 year (CSM 2016 through CSM 2017)

  2. Lead the GHSIG Executive Committee and other GHSIG leadership in priority-setting and decision-making to guide the evolution of the GHSIG

  3. Explain mission, policies, programs, and needs of HPA The Catalyst to interested entities

  4. Abide by HPA The Catalyst bylaws, policies, and board resolutions

  5. Serve as an active advocate and ambassador for HPA: The Catalyst

  6. Maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of HPA: The Catalyst

Essential Skilled Duties of Job Title:

  1. Lead GHSIG leadership conference calls at regular intervals throughout the year.

  2. Lead GHSIG annual business meeting in February at Combined Sections Meeting.

  3. Establish ongoing communication with GHSIG and assigned catalyst groups to  facilitate timely dialogue and exchange between them and HPA: The Catalyst Board of Directors.

  4. Provide an update report to the Executive Committee on activities of GHSIG and assigned catalyst groups at Executive Committee meetings and/or Board of Directors Meetings as directed.

  5. Assign duties to members of the GHSIG as requested by the Executive Committee and/or Board of Directors.

  6. Provide input in discussions pertaining to organization’s financial statements.

  7. Assist in securing appropriate financial resources and partnerships necessary for HPA The Catalyst to advance its mission.

  8. Identify connections, networks, and resources needed to develop collective action to fully achieve HPA The Catalyst’s mission.

  9. Assist in orienting the new Director of Global Health and Social Responsibility at the end of the term

Non-Skilled Duties of Job Title:

  1. Attend all HPA The Catalyst board meetings.

  2. Attend annual business meeting of HPA The Catalyst in February at Combined Sections Meeting.

  3. Attend Executive Committee monthly conference calls (if applicable).

  4. Sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year if necessary, as well as disclose potential conflicts before meetings and actual conflicts during meetings.

Required Qualification: Only such members of the Section as are provided for in the Association bylaws, Article IV, Section 2, subparagraph B.(3).b, who have been members in good standing for a period of at least two (2) years immediately preceding their election, and who have consented to serve, shall be eligible for election to office.

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Director of LAMP

Term: 3 years

Reports to: Executive Committee

Purpose: Only such members of the Section as are provided for in the Association bylaws, Article IV, Section 2, subparagraph B.(3).b, who have been members in good standing for a period of at least two (2) years immediately preceding their election, and who have consented to serve, shall be eligible for election to office.

 General Description of Job Title:

  1. Perform the assigned duties of a member of HPA The Catalyst Board of Directors for a period of 3 years beginning with HPA Board/Business Annual meeting at CSM effective February 2017 and every 3 years thereafter.

  2. Explain mission, policies, programs, and needs of HPA The Catalyst to interested Entities.

  3. Abide by HPA The Catalyst bylaws, policies, and board resolutions.

  4. Serve as an active advocate and ambassador for HPA The Catalyst.

  5. Attend meetings/teleconferences of the Committees of Oversight if requested by a specific committee chair or as deemed necessary by Director or other HPA The Catalyst Board Members.

  6. Maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of HPA The Catalyst

Essential Skilled Duties of Job Title:

  1. Establish ongoing communication with the Committees of Oversight in order to facilitate timely and effective communication between HPA The Catalyst Board of Directors and the Committees.

  2. Provide reports to the Executive Committee on the activities of Committees of Oversight at Executive Committee meetings and/or Board of Directors Meetings as directed
    Assign duties to members of the Committees of Oversight as requested by the Executive Committee and/or Board of Directors. 

  3. Provide input in discussions pertaining to organization’s financial statements
    Direct the preparation of annual budgets by the Committees of Oversight prior to submission to the Treasurer.

  4. Assist in securing appropriate financial resources and partnerships necessary the advance the mission of HPA The Catalyst.

  5. Identify connections, networks, and resources needed to develop collective action to fully achieve the mission of HPA The Catalyst.

  6.  Assist in orienting the new Director of LAMP at the end of the term.

  7. Assure the annual review/revision of all policies, procedures, and job descriptions of the Committees of Oversight.

Non-Skilled Duties of Job Title:

  1. Attend all HPA Board meetings.

  2. Attend annual business meeting of HPA The Catalyst members in February at Combined Sections Meeting.

  3. Attend Executive Committee monthly conference calls (if applicable).

  4. Sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year if necessary, as well as disclose potential conflicts before meetings and actual conflicts during meetings

Required Qualification: Only such members of the Section as are provided for in the Association bylaws, Article IV, Section 2, subparagraph B.(3).b, who have been members in good standing for a period of at least two (2) years immediately preceding their election, and who have consented to serve, shall be eligible for election to office.

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Director of Scholarship

Term: 3 years

Reports to: Executive Committee

Purpose: Serve as liaison for the Research Committee, Program and Publications Committee, and other assigned future groups related to Scholarship (Committees of Oversight) to HPA The Catalyst Board of Directors. 

General Description of Job Title:

  1. Perform assigned duties as a member of HPA The Catalyst Board of Directors for a period of three years.

  2. Explain and promote the mission, policies, programs, and needs of HPA The Catalyst to interested entities.

  3. Abide by HPA-The Catalyst bylaws, policies, and board resolutions.

  4. Serve as an active advocate and ambassador for HPA The Catalyst.

  5.  Maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of HPA The Catalyst.

  6. Assist in orienting incoming Director of Scholarship at the end of the term.

Essential Skilled Duties of the Job Title:

  1. Establish ongoing communication and advisement with Committees of Oversight to facilitate timely dialogue and exchange between HPA-The Catalyst Board of Directors and Committees of Oversight.

  2. Attend meetings/teleconferences of Committees of Oversight if requested by the specific committee chair/s or as deemed necessary by Director of Scholarship or the Executive Committee and/or HPA The Catalyst Board.

  3. Provide advisement to each Committee of Oversight on its activities so as to assist in progressing the goals and objectives for Scholarship of HPA The Catalyst.

  4. Provide an update report to the Executive Committee on activities of Committees of Oversight at Executive Committee meetings and/or Board of Directors Meetings or when called upon.

  5. Assign duties to members of the Committees of Oversight as requested by the Executive Committee and/or Board of Directors.

  6. Provide input in discussions pertaining to organization’s financial statements relative to the work of the Committees of Oversight pertaining to Scholarship.

  7. Assist in securing appropriate financial resources and partnerships necessary for HPA The Catalyst to advance its mission.

  8. Identify connections, networks, and resources needed to develop collective action to fully achieve HPA’s mission.

  9. Collaborate with internal (e.g., Directors, Committees, Catalyst Groups, APTA Components) and external agencies (e.g., FOTO), where appropriate, to assist in advancing the HPA The Catalyst Scholarship mission, vision, strategic plan and objectives of the Committees of Oversight.

Non-Skilled Duties of Job Title:

  1. Attend all board meetings.

  2. Attend the annual business meeting of HPA-The Catalyst members at APTA Combined Sections Meeting.

  3. Attend Executive Committee monthly conference calls (if applicable).

  4. Attend conference calls and retreats where applicable and perform other duties as assigned.

  5. Sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year if necessary, as well as disclose potential conflicts before meetings and actual conflicts during meetings.

Required Qualification: Only such members of the Section as are provided for in the Association bylaws, Article IV, Section 2, subparagraph B.(3).b, who have been members in good standing for a period of at least two (2) years immediately preceding their election, and who have consented to serve, shall be eligible for election to office.

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HPA Nominating Committee Member

Term: 3 years

Reports to: Executive Committee

Purpose: Prepares slate of candidates for each vacancy to be filled by election. Solicit nominations for and select recipients of the HPA’s Section awards.

General Description of Job Title:

  1. Nominating committee members serve for no more than one consecutive three (3) year term. One member of the nominating committee is elected annually at the time of other Section elections. The senior committee member serves as chair.

  2. Prepare a slate of two (2) or more candidates for each vacancy to be filled by election.
    Accept nominations for office from the membership.

  3. Publish the slate of candidates and ballot at least thirty (30) days prior to the deadline date for return of the ballot.

  4. Solicit nominations for and select recipients of the Service Award and the R. Charles Harker, Esq. Policy Maker Award.

  5. Recommend nominees for national offices.

  6. Submit to the APTA Nomination Committee the names of individuals recommended by the Section for an APTA office.

  7. Submit to the APTA recommendations for APTA appointed task forces/groups.

  8. Submit to the APTA entries for the Partners in Excellence Awards Program as recommended by the Board of Directors.

  9. Attend Section Board and business meetings at CSM and Annual Conference.

  10. Participate in the strategic planning process.

  11.  Update nominating committee policies and procedures annually.

Essential Skilled Duties of the Job Title:

  1. Submit a written report to the membership at the annual and summer business meetings, and to the Board of Directors at the summer, fall and annual BOD meetings.

  2. Prepare a budget for the office and submit to the Treasurer by announced deadlines.
    Submit expense vouchers to the Treasurer within one (1) month of expenditure.
    Submit an annual report to the Vice President.

  3. Submit revisions of the position description and general procedures manual to the Bylaws Committee annually.

  4. Attend CSM, Annual conference and annual strategic planning meeting
    Orient new board successor and forward all appropriate materials within 30 days.

SPECIFIC: Nomination Process & Securing Nominations

  1. Preliminary Activities

    • Obtain a membership roster, and membership revisions from the Membership chair.

    • Maintain a list of prospective candidates for future nominations. Include members who have declined nomination and/or who have not been slated but have expressed an interest in serving the Section at a future date, members of committees, and members demonstrating an interest through any Section activities.

    • Maintain a log of past officers and committee members and their respective terms of office.

    • Keep on file for three years, the biographical information included on completed consent to serve forms.

  2. Nomination Process

    • Verify Section offices to be filled by checking the bylaws and log of officers.

    • Assess eligibility of those completing terms to run for re-election.

    • Encourage nominations from the membership at the summer business meeting for the following year’s elections. Persons making nominations from the floor must obtain a written consent to serve, and present it to the nominating committee at the time of nomination.

    • Solicit nominations for office and for awards from the membership via newsletter, listserv and website.

    • Solicit nominations for vacant offices, by mail or telephone.

    • Obtain a consent to serve form from possible nominees identified by the nominating committee.

    • Send a letter acknowledging receipt of nomination to all nominators.

    • Ensure candidate statements are posted to website.

  3. Preparation of Slate

    • Meet at least twice per year to prepare a slate of two or more names for each vacancy to be filled by election.

    • Review persons recommended for elected office in prior years.

    • The following criteria will be used in preparing the slate:

      • Eligibility to serve: member of the Section for two years

      • Section and Association experience:

        • Attendance at Section meetings and activities

        • Demonstrated understanding of duties and role of office

        • Prior experience in the duties of an office: component activities; work-related activities; other organizations.

        • Understanding of goals or purposes of the Section.

        • Awareness of membership resources.

      • Personal characteristics

      • Decision-making skills

      • Ability to think and express self clearly

      • Perception of future direction of the Section

      • Leadership skills

      • Geographic distribution

        • Location of present officers

        • Location of prospective nominees

    • The following will be secured from all nominees:

      • Curriculum vitae

      • A list of Section and Association activities

      • A brief statement regarding important goals for the Section

      • A statement regarding qualification for the office nominated

    • Presentation of the slate with:

      • The slate, with biographical information for each candidate, will be presented to the membership no later than 30 days prior to election.

      • Election will be by mail ballot only.

    • Mail ballot and voting instructions

      • The slate, candidate information, ballot, and voting instructions will be provided to Section membership by a separate mailing.

      • The above items will be mailed to reach the membership no later than 60 days prior to the Section’s annual meeting at CSM.

      • The return envelopes must have the members mailing label attached to ensure that each member has only one vote.

    • Selection of teller’s committee

      • The chair of the nominating committee selects one Section member to act as chief teller.

      • The chief teller selects another Section member within geographic proximity to assist in telling the votes.

    • Duties of the teller’s committee:

      • Ballots returned after the established deadline, noted on the ballot, shall be void.

      • The return envelopes shall be opened by the tellers, and the votes shall be tallied within 21 days of the deadline for return of ballots.

      • The chief teller shall report the results to the Section membership in the Section newsletter and at the Section’s annual meeting at CSM.

      • All vacancies shall be elected by plurality vote.

    • Post-election follow-up

      • Letters of thanks will be sent to all those slated for office.

      • Nominating Committee work shall be retained for three years.

    • Finance

      • Expense vouchers with receipts shall be submitted quarterly to the treasurer.

      • Expenses are reimbursed up to the budgeted amount.

      • Further expenses require the approval of the Finance committee or the Section Board.

    • Nominations for Association offices and awards

      • The Nominating Committee shall review the offices to be filled at the summer meeting, and solicit nominations from members, to meet the Dec. 1 deadline.

      • The Nominating Committee shall review vacancies on appointed task forces/groups at the summer meeting, and solicit nominations from members, to meet the Dec. 1 deadline.

      • The Nominating Committee shall review Association awards to be made, and encourage members to nominate appropriate candidates.

      • Nominations and support statements for Association offices and awards shall be coordinated with the Section president.

Required Qualifications: The Programming Chair must be an active APTA member, HPA The Catalyst Section member, and GHSIG member for at least 2 years prior to election. S/he must have excellent organizational skills, possess computer skills to access CSM programming proposals, be committed to the mission of the GHSIG, and be a positive and engaging face of the GHSIG. Experience with organizing educational opportunities for a variety of audiences is a preferred qualification.

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Global Health SIG Vice Chair

Term: 3 years

Reports to: Global Health SIG Chair

Purpose: The Programming Chair must be an active APTA member, HPA The Catalyst Section member, and GHSIG member for at least 2 years prior to election. S/he must have excellent organizational skills, possess computer skills to access CSM programming proposals, be committed to the mission of the GHSIG, and be a positive and engaging face of the GHSIG. Experience with organizing educational opportunities for a variety of audiences is a preferred qualification.

General Description of Job Title: The Programming Chair must be an active APTA member, HPA The Catalyst Section member, and GHSIG member for at least 2 years prior to election. S/he must have excellent organizational skills, possess computer skills to access CSM programming proposals, be committed to the mission of the GHSIG, and be a positive and engaging face of the GHSIG. Experience with organizing educational opportunities for a variety of audiences is a preferred qualification.

Essential Skilled Duties of the Job Title:

  1. Assists the GHSIG Chair in leading the Executive Committee in its activities throughout the year, including priority-setting and decision-making to guide the evolution of the GHSIG. This includes participating in regular leadership meetings throughout the year, including a face-to-face meeting at Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) and other teleconferencing meetings throughout the year.

  2. Oversees the organization of the Global Health Reception at CSM. Duties include being the point person with the HPA Programming Chair to coordinate room and catering details; recruiting reception sponsors and coordinating with HPA The Catalyst Section Executive Director to ensure that sponsorship funds are received; coordinating with the GHSIG Programming Chair to ensure that presenters are selected and prepared to present; coordinating with the GHSIG Secretary to ensure that table signage is prepared; coordinating with GHSIG Publicity Chair to ensure that the reception is promoted; and supervising set-up and clean-up. The Vice Chair may recruit and supervise other members to assist with these activities as needed.

  3. Presides at GHSIG meetings in the absence of the GHSIG Chair.

  4. Represents the GHSIG when needed if the GHSIG Chair is not available, and as able, at other meetings including the HPA The Catalyst Section Leadership Retreat and the National Student Conclave.

Non-Skilled Duties of Job Title:

  1. Assists with moderating GHSIG programming and staffing the HPA The Catalyst Section booth at the Combined Sections Meeting.

Required Qualification: The Vice Chair must be an active APTA member, HPA The Catalyst Section member, and GHSIG member for at least 2 years prior to election. S/he must have excellent organizational skills, be committed to the mission of the GHSIG, and be a positive and engaging face of the GHSIG. Prior experience in an elected or non-elected GHSIG leadership position is a preferred qualification. Commits to 3-year term.

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Global Health SIG Secretary

Term: 3 years

Reports to: Global Health SIG Chair

Purpose: Produces a written record and archive of the GHSIG activities.

General Description of Job Title: Informs members of the discussions at Executive Committee, leadership, and business meetings; assists with GHSIG correspondence as requested by the GHSIG Chair; represents the GHSIG Executive Committee; and contributes to GHSIG leadership decision-making. The Secretary may recruit and supervise members to assist with duties as needed.

Essential Skilled Duties of the Job Title:

  1. Takes written minutes of the GHSIG Executive Committee, leadership, and general business meetings (including face-to-face and teleconferencing meetings); minutes shall be furnished to the GHSIG Executive Committee, HPA The Catalyst Section Chair, and HPA The Catalyst Executive Director within 60 days following each meeting.

  2. In collaboration with the GHSIG Programming Chair, reviews abstract submissions and select presenters for the Global Health Reception at the annual Combined Sections Meeting.

  3. Oversees the creation and delivery of signage for all of the tables at the Global Health Reception at the annual Combined Sections Meeting.

  4. Assists with other Executive Committee activities throughout the year, including priority setting and decision-making to guide the evolution of the GHSIG. This includes participating in regular leadership meetings throughout the year, including a face-to-face meeting at CSM and other teleconferencing meetings throughout the year.

  5. Represents the GHSIG when needed due to unavailability of Chair and Vice Chair, and as able, at other meetings including the HPA The Catalyst Section Leadership Retreat and the National Student Conclave.

Non-Skilled Duties of Job Title:

  1. Assists with set-up and clean-up at the Global Health Reception at the annual Combined Sections Meeting.

  2. Assists with moderating GHSIG programming and staffing the HPA The Catalyst Section booth at the Combined Sections Meeting.

Required Qualification: The Secretary must be an active APTA member, HPA The Catalyst Section member, and GHSIG member for at least 2 years prior to election. S/he must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, have the ability to generate and distribute reports electronically, be committed to the mission of the GHSIG, and be a positive and engaging face of the GHSIG. Commits to 3-year term.

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Global Health SIG Nominating Committee Member

Term: 3 years

Reports to: Global Health SIG Executive Committee

Purpose: Submits a slate of qualified candidates for each GHSIG office and for the Nominating Committee, and selects the Ronnie Leavitt Award recipient.

General Description of Job Title:

  1. The GHSIG Nominating Committee shall identify potential leaders for the GHSIG, and oversee the nomination and election process of GHSIG positions.

  2. The Committee also shall lead the process of the announcing calls for nominations for the Ronnie Leavitt Award, review the nominations, and selecting the award recipient annually.

  3. The GHSIG Nominating Committee is comprised of 3 members, with one elected per year. The member who is in his/her third year serves as the Nominating Committee Chair, and leads the committee in their duties.

Required Qualification: The GHSIG Nominating Committee Chair must be in his/her third year of his/her term on the Nominating Committee. Each Nominating Committee member must be an active APTA member, HPA Section member, and GHSIG member for at least 1 year prior to election. S/he must be able to systematically and objectively evaluate nominations, have excellent communication and organizational skills, and be committed to the mission of the GHSIG. Prior experience in an elected or non-elected GHSIG leadership position is a preferred.

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Tech SIG Vice Chair

Term: 3 years

Reports to: Tech SIG Chair

Purpose: Serves as Technology in Physical Therapy Special Interest Group (Tech SIG) Executive Board Member, provide leadership and direction to the Tech SIG.

General Description of Job Title: The Vice-Chair shall preside at all meetings of the SIG in the absence of the Chair. The Vice- Chair shall represent the SIG at all Section Board of Directors meetings at the request of the Chair. The Vice-Chair shall perform any such duties delegated by the Chair and with Executive Committee approval. Attendance at all SIG meetings is expected.

Essential Skilled Duties of the Job Title:

  1. Assume the duties of the Chair if she/he is unable to serve and/or attend scheduled SIG and HPA meetings.

  2. Serve as liaison with the Section Program Chair to coordinate SIG program schedules.

  3. Coordinate strategic planning activities.

  4. Succeed to the office of Chair for the unexpired portion of term in the event of death, resignation, removal or disqualification of the Chair.

Non-Skilled Duties of Job Title: Basic computer skills such as email and productivity software (i.e. Microsoft Office).

Required Qualification: Member of HPA at least 2 years immediately preceding the election. Commitment to serve a term of 3 years.

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Tech SIG Secretary

Term: 3 years

Reports to: Tech SIG Chair

Purpose: Member of HPA at least 2 years immediately preceding the election. Commitment to serve a term of 3 years.

General Description of Job Title: The Secretary shall produce a written record and archive of the Tech SIG activities. A copy of meeting minutes shall be furnished to the SIG Executive Board within 60 days following each meeting. The Secretary shall assist with SIG correspondence as requested by the Chair. Attendance at all SIG meetings is expected.

Essential Skilled Duties of the Job Title:

  1. Record minutes of the SIG meetings and SIG Executive Board meetings.

  2. Carry on official correspondence on behalf of the SIG as requested by the SIG Executive Board.

  3. Maintain all written records of the SIG.

  4. Assist SIG Chair in preparing SIG Board Report.

  5. Disseminate minutes to members in timely manner for approval.

Non-Skilled Duties of Job Titles: Basic computer skills such as email and productivity software (i.e. Microsoft Office).

Required Qualification: Member of HPA at least 2 years immediately preceding the election. Commitment to serve a term of 3 years.

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Tech SIG Nominating Committee Member

Term: 3 years

Reports to: Tech SIG Chair

Purpose: A slate of candidates shall be prepared by this committee for each office of the Tech SIG and for the Nominating Committee.

General Description of Job Title: The Nominating Committee shall be comprised of three (3) members elected by Tech SIG membership.

Essential Skilled Duties of the Job Title:

  1. A slate of candidates shall be prepared by this committee for each office of the Tech SIG and for the Nominating Committee. Only those individuals who have consented in writing to serve may be nominated.

  2. The Nominating Committee will notify candidates of the results.

Non-Skilled Duties of Job Title: Basic computer skills such as email and productivity software (i.e. Microsoft Office)

Required Qualification: Member of HPA at least 2 years immediately preceding the election. Commitment to serve a term of 3 years.

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