Professional Affairs

      ASCLS-ID PROFESSIONAL AFFAIRS POSITION DESCRIPTION

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1. PURPOSE

    • Increase community awareness of Clinical Laboratory Science and its impact on society

2. TERM OF OFFICE

    • 1 year

3. QUALIFICATIONS

    • ASCLS Professional or Emeritus membership
    • Recommended experience: Media relations and/or contacts, marketing skills, and public speaking experience

4. DUTIES

    • Chair of NMLW campaign, chair of CMN fundraiser
    • Other duties performed: Promote public understanding by communicating through the media

5. EXPECTATIONS

    • Meeting Attendance: Board meetings as needed
    • Reports: Report prepared for each Board meeting with a final report at the end of the year
    • Deadlines: NMLW should be ready by mid-March; CMN should be ready by Spring Convention
    • Average time commitment: 4 to 5 hours per month
    • Travel: Board meetings and convention attendance
    • Financial considerations: Convention registration fees

6. RESOURCES

    • Mentors: National and Regional chairs
    • Materials: National mailings
    • Helpful Hints and Suggestions: Marketing skills

7. BENEFITS

    • Contributions to the profession: Increase public awareness of the profession
    • Skills developed and enhanced: Marketing, public speaking, and leadership
    • Contacts/Networking opportunities: Conventions and Board meetings

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