Volunteer Opportunity: Convention Proposal Reviewers

October 10, 2023

Type of Opportunity: Virtual

Sign-Up Expiration Date: 12/15/2023

Interest Area: Professional Education

Contact Person (Email): Contact the appropriate Topic Chair directly, via the email address on the contact list [PDF], with a brief summary of your interest and experience related to the Topic. Topic Chairs make independent decisions on building their committees and often seek specific skill sets.‚Äč

Time Commitment: Less than 1 month

Travel: Travel is not required

Description of Opportunity: The 2024 Convention Program Topic Chairs are in search of ASHA members, NSSLHA members, Assistants, and/or members of the Special Interest Groups who are willing to serve as reviewers for proposals submitted to specific Topic Areas in the ASHA Call for Papers. Selected committee members will be required to review proposals, work with the Topic Chairs to develop the Convention Program, contribute to the development of the invited sessions, and identify key presenters. Reliable, detail-oriented volunteers who are willing to commit during peak review times (April 25 – May 13, 2024) are encouraged to submit their names for consideration directly to the Topic Chairs in their area of their expertise. Please view the list of Convention Program Topic Chairs [PDF].

If you are selected as a reviewer, you will also be required to participate in conference calls as scheduled by the Topic Chair to review the goals and objectives of the Convention Program and the specifics of the review process. The review period will open on April 25, 2024 and will close on May 13, 2024, 11:59 p.m. EST.

Experience Required: Ability to objectively review proposals and assess whether or not the proposal should be accepted into the Convention program.

Task Deadline: 5/13/2024

Level of Effort: Moderate

Number of Volunteers Needed: Open

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