Self-Nomination Process

STSA is currently accepting self-nominations from active members interested in volunteering to serve on an STSA leadership committee. The deadline to submit self-nominations is Friday, December 8, 2017.

The following leadership positions are available. Please note that for each appointment, the selected nominee will become Committee Chair or Co-Chair in the final year of the their term. Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs are required to attend STSA Council Meetings, which are held twice annually in conjunction with the AATS Annual Meeting and the STSA Annual Meeting.

Finance Committee

  • Three positions
  • One, two and three year terms
  • The Finance Committee is responsible for the financial oversight of STSA ensuring its long-term financial viability. A Committee meeting takes place each January in conjunction with the STS Annual Meeting. Additional meetings by conference call will be arranged as needed.
  • Nominate Yourself for the Finance Committee

Membership Committee

  • One position
  • Four-year term
  • The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting new members, reviewing new member application documents, and making acceptance recommendations to STSA Council and members. The membership application deadline is September 14.
  • Nominate Yourself for the Membership Committee

Postgraduate Committee

  • Two positions
  • Three-year term
  • The Postgraduate Committee is responsible for planning the Postgraduate Program, which takes place on Saturday of the STSA Annual Meeting. A Committee meeting takes place each January in conjunction with the STS Annual Meeting. Additional meetings by conference call will be arranged throughout the winter and spring months or order to secure a program and speakers by early spring.
  • Nominate Yourself for the Postgraduate Committee

Program Committee

  • Two positions
  • Three-year term
  • The Program Committee is responsible for planning the scientific educational content of the STSA Annual Meeting. Committee members review abstract submissions in late-April through early-May. A Committee meeting takes place each May in Chicago to finalize the Annual Meeting program.
  • Nominate Yourself for the Program Committee

Scholarship Committee

  • One position
  • Four-year term
  • The Scholarship Committee is responsible for reviewing applications for all STSA sponsored scholarship programs and after consideration of the applicants may propose scholarship recipients and finalists to the Council for approval.
  • Nominate Yourself for the Scholarship Committee

If you have any questions about the STSA governance structure and the self-nomination process, or wish to check on the status of your STSA membership, please contact STSA Headquarters at stsa@stsa.org or 312-202-5892.