SIG Volunteer Opportunities

Are you currently a member of an ASRA SIG and are ready to take your participation to the next level?

ASRA special interest groups are always looking for enthusiastic, hard-working, creative volunteers to help them achieve their vision. Each SIG has a chair, vice-chair, and several liaison roles.

Express your interest by completing our online nomination form. Or, simply contact ASRA to let us know you want to volunteer.


CME Liaison

This position is appointed by the SIG chair and shall serve a one-year term. The CME liaison will be evaluated annually by the chair, and if performance is acceptable and responsibilities are met, may be reappointed for up to three years of service.

Roles/Responsibilities of CME Liaison

  • Abide by the bylaws and polices of ASRA.
  • Coordinate submitting panel suggestions, educational content, and meeting faculty to the scientific/education planning committee.
  • Coordinate a monthly quiz question relevant to the SIG that would be sent to members and available on the website.
  • Ensure communication with SIG chair and vice-chair on all necessary items.
  • Read all materials distributed to the CME liaison and take appropriate action.

 


Newsletter Liaison

This position is appointed by the SIG chair and shall serve a one-year term. The newsletter liaison will be evaluated annually by the chair, and if performance is acceptable and responsibilities are met, may be reappointed for up to three years of service.

Roles/Responsibilities of Newsletter Liaison

  • Abide by the bylaws and policies of ASRA.
  • Coordinate unique SIG articles for ASRA News.
  • Create and or curate content for the quarterly SIG newsletter sent to all SIG members. 
  • Ensure communication with SIG chair and vice-chair on all necessary items.
  • Read all materials distributed to the newsletter liaison and take appropriate action.

Research Liaison (Select SIGs) 

This position is appointed by the SIG chair and shall serve a one-year term. The research liaison will be evaluated annually by the chair, and if performance is acceptable and responsibilities are met, may be reappointed for up to three years of service.

Roles/Responsibilities of Research Liaison

  • Abide by the bylaws and policies of ASRA.
  • Gather, develop, and coordinate research ideas relevant to the SIG. 
  • Ensure communication with SIG chair and vice-chair on all necessary items.
  • Read all materials distributed to the research liaison and take appropriate action.

Social Media Liaison (Select SIGs)

This position is appointed by the SIG chair and shall serve a one-year term. The social media liaison will be evaluated annually by the chair, and if performance is acceptable and responsibilities are met, may be reappointed for up to three years of service.

Roles/Responsibilities of Social Media Liaison

  • Abide by the bylaws and policies of ASRA.
  • Actively participate on at least one social media platform (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Adopt a standard hashtag to use for your SIG.
  • Post using the standard hashtag and tag other people, including ASRA, as appropriate.
  • Ensure communication with SIG chair and vice-chair on all necessary items.
  • Read all materials distributed to the social media liaison and take appropriate action.

Trainee Liaison (Select SIGs)

This position is appointed by the SIG chair and shall serve a one-year term. The trainee liaison will be evaluated annually by the chair, and if performance is acceptable and responsibilities are met, may be reappointed for up to three years of service.

Roles/Responsibilities of Trainee Liaison

  • Abide by the bylaws and policies of ASRA.
  • Provide a trainee perspective to the SIG leadership.
  • Develop and promote the SIG to fellow trainee members of ASRA and beyond. 
  • Ensure communication with SIG chair and vice-chair on all necessary items.
  • Read all materials distributed to the trainee liaison and take appropriate action.

Webcast Liaison

This position is appointed by the SIG chair and shall serve a one-year term. The webcast liaison will be evaluated annually by the chair, and if performance is acceptable and responsibilities are met, may be reappointed for up to three years of service.

Roles/Responsibilities of Webcast Liaison

  • Abide by the bylaws and policies of ASRA.
  • Coordinate the production of quarterly webcasts on a relevant SIG topic to be placed on the website and available to members.
  • Ensure communication with SIG chair and vice-chair on all necessary items.
  • Read all materials distributed to the webcast liaison and take appropriate action.

Website Liaison

This position is appointed by the SIG chair and shall serve a one-year term. The website liaison will be evaluated annually by the chair, and if performance is acceptable and responsibilities are met, may be reappointed for up to three years of service.

Roles/Responsibilities of Website Liaison

  • Abide by the bylaws and polices of ASRA.
  • Monitor the SIG webpage and online community for updates, questions, and comments, and disperse inquiries to the appropriate person(s).
  • Develop and maintain a repository of key articles for the related SIG webpage.
  • Ensure communication with SIG chair and vice-chair on all necessary items.
  • Read all materials distributed to the website liaison and take appropriate action.

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