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AmSECT 2022 Election Information

Interested in volunteering with AmSECT? Consider running for an elected position on the AmSECT Board of Directors or one of the elected committee positions! 

All interested candidates for the below positions are required to complete a Willingness to Serve application, and be approved by the Nominating and Ethics Committees. Approved candidates will then be eligible to run on the 2022 election ballot. 

The Willingness to Serve application is now open and will close on Wednesday, October 6th. 

  1. You must be an Active or Lifetime member in good standing to submit a Willingness to Serve application. You must be in good standing during the election process, and if elected, during the full term of your position.
    • Associate, International, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician, Transitional, Retired and Student members are not eligible to run for any open officer or committee positions. 
  2. A person cannot run for a position on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee at the same time, nor run for multiple Executive Committee positions.
    • i.e. You can only run for ONE of the President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary or Zone Director positions. If a Willingness to Serve application is submitted with more than one of the above options selected, applicants will be contacted and asked to submit their first choice.
  3. While not required, for the Executive Committee positions it is strongly encouraged that candidates have participated as an AmSECT board member or volunteer in the past.

2022 Open Positions:

Position Time Commitment/Expectation
President-Elect (Executive Committee) Attend hour calls once a month along with ongoing email discussions as items arise. Attend two day-long board meetings annually and additional meetings with sponsors during the International Conference. President-Elect term is 2 years, and assumes the office of the President at the end of the term for 2 years.
Secretary (Executive Committee) Attend hour calls once a month along with ongoing email discussions as items arise. Attend two day-long board meetings annually and additional meetings with sponsors during the International Conference. Participates as a Board of Directors Committee advocate, provides assistance to the committee and committee chair in developing and maintaining mission and goal statements and reports committee activity, progress, concerns and requests to the Board of Directors. 
Treasurer (Executive Committee) Attend hour calls once a month along with ongoing email discussions as items arise. Attend two day-long board meetings annually and additional meetings with sponsors during the International Conference. Serve as Chair of the Finance Committee. Participates as a Board of Directors Committee advocate, provides assistance to the committee and committee chair in developing and maintaining mission and goal statements and reports committee activity, progress, concerns and requests to the Board of Directors. 
Zone 2 Director (Board of Directors)

Attend hour calls once a month along with ongoing email discussions as items arise. Attend two day-long board meetings annually and additional meetings with sponsors during the International Conference. Disseminate zone specific information to zone members. Participates as a Board of Directors Committee advocate, provides assistance to the committee and committee chair in developing and maintaining mission and goal statements and reports committee activity, progress, concerns and requests to the Board of Directors. 

Candidates residing in Texas are ineligible to run for the Zone 2 Director position, as Texas is already represented on the AmSECT Board of Directors.

If you are not sure what Zone you are in click here

Zone 3 Director (Board of Directors)

Attend hour calls once a month along with ongoing email discussions as items arise. Attend two day-long board meetings annually and additional meetings with sponsors during the International Conference. Disseminate zone specific information to zone members. Participates as a Board of Directors Committee advocate, provides assistance to the committee and committee chair in developing and maintaining mission and goal statements and reports committee activity, progress, concerns and requests to the Board of Directors. 

Candidates residing in Georgia are ineligible to run for the Zone 3 Director position, as Georgia is already represented on the AmSECT Board of Directors.

If you are not sure what Zone you are in click here. 

Achievement Recognition Committee Member Meet on an as-needed basis and attend committee calls. Three-year term. Member serves as Chairman in third year of term. More information on the Achievement Recognition Committee can be found here. 
Bylaws Committee Member Meet on an as-needed basis depending on issues that may arise to review and interpret the bylaws. Approximately 30 minutes a month. Three-year term. Member serves as Chairman in third year of term. More information on the Bylaws Committee and duties of the Committee can be found here
Ethics Committee Member Meet on an as-needed basis and attend quarterly calls. Three-year term. Member serves as Chairman in third year of term. Committee and duties of the Committee can be found here. 
Nominating Committee Member Most active during election cycles. Meet on as an-needed basis, attend calls and respond to emails in a timely manner. Three-year term. Member serves as Chairman in third year of term. More information on the Nominating Committee can be found here. 

For any questions, please contact AmSECT National Headquarters. 

If you are interested in joining other committees not listed above, please take a look at the following Committee pages and fill out this survey with current committee openings. 

Students - consider joining the AmSECT Student Involvement Committee and join fellow students in shaping the future of AmSECT! More information can be found here.

AmSECT Membership Eligibility

An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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Looking for Employment Opportunities?

AmSECT members may post an available position for a perfusion specialty at your institution or firm.

Non-members may also post positions free of charge, to be reviewed by National Headquarters prior to posting.

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