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Board Member at Large in Audiology

Term

3 years

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to the essential duties and responsibilities required for all Board of Directors (BOD) members, the Board Member at Large in Audiology is charged with the following tasks:

  • Help represent the needs and interests of ASHA audiology members
  • Chair the BOD Audiology subcommittee
  • Attend one or more conventions and conferences of related audiology organizations as invited by ASHA’s Chief Staff Officer for Audiology and as the member’s schedule allows (e.g., American Academy of Audiology, Hearing Industries Association, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, Education Audiology Association, National Hearing Conservation Association, World Congress of Audiology, Academy of Doctors of Audiology, American Balance Society, American Auditory Society, Acoustical Society of America). Note: Attendance at these conferences is shared among BOD members representing audiology.
  • Other duties as assigned by the ASHA President

Essential Experience/Expertise/Skills

In addition to the Experience/Expertise/Skills essential for all BOD members, the Board Member at Large in Audiology requires the following:

  • At least 5 consecutive years of ASHA membership (recommended)
  • Strong interest in leadership and advocacy

Time Commitment (excluding travel time)

  • Weekly (routine tasks, emails, and voting): 2–3 hours
  • Monthly (CBC work and BOD virtual conferencing): 4–5 hours
  • Quarterly (meeting prep and attendance): 2–3 days

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