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Resident/Fellow Student Board Representative

Applications for the 2018 - 2020 term are now closed. Please watch for details on the next application deadline in the fall.

Position Description

Position Title: Resident/Fellow Board Representative
Reports To:  Board of Directors
Term: Two Years
Compensation:  Up to $1,000 in Travel Expense Reimbursement

General Duties & Responsibilities

The position of Resident/Fellow Board Representative on the Board of Directors of ASLMS offers a practical non-profit, non-voting board leadership experience and opportunities to receive mentoring from established leaders. In addition, the individual will inform the board and provide a student’s perspective on issues impacting residents/fellows and their education. The ASLMS board welcomes the unique perspective residents and fellows can bring to the organization.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve two-year term effective at the ASLMS 2018 Annual Conference following appointment by the Board of Directors.
  • Promote ASLMS to peers and colleagues around the world.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and a desire to serve the Society.
  • Attend two board meetings each year and the Industry Advisory Council meeting at the Annual Conference, and participate in three board teleconferences throughout the remainder of the year.
  • Contribute one article/video per quarter to the Society’s official enewsletter.
  • Adhere to Board Policies, Bylaws and both the Board and ASLMS Code of Ethics, and represent ASLMS in a positive and supportive manner.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding discussions held at board meetings.
  • Avoid and/or disclose conflicts of interest between the position of Early Career Scientist Board Representative and the incumbent’s professional or personal life.
  • Respect the opinions of the Board of Directors and support actions taken by the Board.
  • Act in the best interest of ASLMS, above personal interests or beliefs.
  • Attend, if possible, annual conference educational sessions.


  • Must be an ASLMS member in good standing.
  • During the two-year term (April 2018-April 2020) as a Resident/Fellow Board Member, the resident/fellow must be enrolled in a formal residency program for a minimum of 13 months.For example, residents in three year programs qualify if they are in their first or second year of training.
  • Desire to maintain leadership and to be active in Society governance after the two-year term is completed.

Application/Selection Process

Submit a completed application, curriculum vitae, a letter of recommendation from the program director or chair, and a letter of recommendation from an instructor who is an ASLMS member in good standing to:

Dianne Dalsky, Executive Director
2100 Stewart Avenue
Suite 240, Wausau, WI 54401

Or via email:

Please contact the ASLMS Central Office at 715-845-9283 or with additional questions or concerns.

Timeline & Process Steps

Dates Process Steps
Friday, December 8, 2017 Application Deadline
Friday, January 5, 2018h Executive Committee recommends four candidates, two Resident/Fellow and two Early Career Scientist applicants, to the ASLMS Board of Directors.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Applicants receive notification via email regarding the status of their application.  Candidates recommended for a board position receive an invitation to meet with the ASLMS Board of Directors at the Annual Conference for an interview.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Candidate Interview RSVP Deadline
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Board members interview the top four candidates and, by majority vote, appoint one Resident/Fellow and one Early Career Scientist to the ASLMS Board.
Saturday, April 14, 2018 Student Board Term Begins
April 2020 Student Board Term Ends

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