Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities

    AUGS volunteer members have the overall responsibility for supporting the AUGS Board of Directors and carrying out the strategic plan set forth by the Society. All applicants are required to read the conflict of interest policy and review position roles and responsibilities before applying.

     Committee Member Roles and Responsibilities

    • Support the AUGS mission, goals and committee charges
    • Commitment to serve a three-year term
    • Participate in monthly committee calls (frequency varies by committee)
    • Complete assigned tasks within established timeframes
    • Report to Committee Chair if completion of assignments and/or committee participation is delayed or not possible
    • Available for committee communication including phone and email
    • Attend at least one face-to-face committee meeting (typically held in conjunction with PFD Week). Number of face-to-face meetings varies by committee.
    • Support the majority decision
    • Notify staff when attending an external meeting/conference on issues that might be of interest to the Society

    Committee and Work Group Descriptions 

    Click on the committee names below to view the purpose, activites, compostion, and time commitment/expectations of each committee.

    Allied Health Education Coding and Reimbursement Fellows Education Fellowship Program Directors Education
    Guidelines and Statements Membership Networks Payment Reform
    Public Education
    PFD Research Registry
    Subspecialty Education
    Systematic Review
    SAFE Exam Question Writers


    Special Interest Group Chair and Vice Chair Roles and Responsibilities

    • Support the AUGS mission, goals and committee charges
    • Act as liaison between SIG members and AUGS leadership
    • Commitment to serve a two-year term (with exception of Fellows SIG; one-year term)
    • Complete assigned tasks within established timeframes
    • Available for SIG and staff communication including phone and email
    • Engage SIG members
    • Create and implement programs to enhance the SIG community
    • Build awareness of benefits of SIG membership
    • Create an annual recruitment plan for obtaining SIG members
    • Submit three SIG reports to the Board
    • Complete an annual evaluation form
    • Plan the SIG Business Meeting held at PFD Week
    • Submit workshop and roundtable ideas on behalf of the SIG to create educational content at PFD Week

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