Call for 2019-2020 Nominations

The Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) is now accepting nominations for leadership positions. Whether you see this as an opportunity for a colleague, someone in your organization, or yourself, we invite you to review the requirements and responsibilities identified below.

Start the nomination process by selecting the SAEM group below. Nominations may be submitted by the candidate or any SAEM member. Deadline for nominations is November 20, 2018.

 

SAEM Board of Directors Nominations

RAMS Board Nominations

AACEM Executive Committee Nominations

Academy Executive Committee Nominations

SAEM Foundation Board of Trustees Nominations

SAEM Nominating Committee and Bylaws Committee Nominations

 

Responsibilities and Requirements

SAEM Board of Directors

SAEM President-Elect

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term followed, by a 1-year term as President, and then another as Immediate Past President
  • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
  • Serve as the Chair of the Nominating Committee
  • Be knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
  • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
  • Contribute to SAEM’s development

SAEM Secretary-Treasurer

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional 1-year term)
  • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
  • Serve as a member of the Finance Committee
  • Be knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
  • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
  • Contribute to SAEM’s development

SAEM Member-at-Large

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 3-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional 3-year term)
  • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
  • Be or become knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
  • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
  • Contribute to SAEM’s development

SAEM Resident Member

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional 1-year term)
  • Be a resident at an approved emergency medicine residency program at the time of election and during the 1-year term
  • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
  • Be or become knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
  • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
  • Contribute to SAEM’s development


Residents and Medical Students (RAMS) Board

President

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term followed by a 1-year term as Immediate Past President
  • Attend all RAMS Board meetings
  • Set the agenda and preside at all RAMS Board members
  • Report the RAMS Board actions/accomplishments to the SAEM Board of Directors on a semi-annual basis
  • Report on actions of the RAMS Board to SAEM Resident and Medical Student Members
  • Represent the interests of the SAEM Resident and Medical Student members
  • Appoint committees, ad hoc committees, and/or task forces in conjunction with the RAMS Board as need to accomplish the mission and goals of the RAMS Board

RAMS Secretary-Treasurer

  • Shall attend all RAMS Board meetings
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term
  • Serve as President in the absence of the President of the RAMS Board
  • Assure that minutes are taken and distributed for RAM Board meetings
  • Oversee and report on the financial records to the RAMS Board
  • Represent the interests of the SAEM Resident and Medical Student members
  • Assist with other duties as may be assigned the President of the RAMS Board

RAMS Resident Members-at-Large

  • Shall attend all RAMS Board meetings
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term
  • Serve as Committee Chair
  • Represent the interests of the SAEM Resident and Medical Student members,
  • Assist with other duties as may be assigned the President of the RAMS Board.

RAMS Medical Student Member-at-Large

  • Shall attend all RAMS Board meetings
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term
  • Serve as Committee Chair
  • Represent the interests of the SAEM Resident and Medical Student members,
  • Assist with other duties as may be assigned the President of the RAMS Board. 


Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM) 
Executive Committee

Member-at-Large

  • Be a current member of AACEM
  • Be willing to serve a two-year term with an automatic succession to a one-year term for each officer position (Secretary-Treasurer, President-Elect, President, and Immediate Past-President). Total term commitment is 6 years.
  • Attend all Executive Committee meetings each year
  • Be or become knowledgeable about AACEM’s mission and programs


SAEM Foundation Board of Trustees

President-Elect

  • Take an active role in raising funds to support the programs of the Foundation.
  • Attend all Board meetings
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term, followed by a 1-year term as President, and then another as Immediate Past President
  • Assist the President in the discharge of the duties of the President as the President may direct
  • and shall perform such other duties consistent with the office of President-Elect as may be
  • assigned from time to time by the Board of Trustees
  • In the absence of the Foundation President, the President-Elect shall preside at meetings of the
  • Foundation’s Board of Trustees
  • Serve as voting member of the Nominations Committee

Secretary-Treasurer

  • Take an active role in raising funds to support the programs of the Foundation.
  • Attend all meetings of the Board
  • Be willing to server a 1-year term
  • Keep the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Trustees in one or more books provided for
  • that purpose
  • See that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these bylaws or as
  • required by law
  • Be custodian of the corporate records and in general perform all duties incident to the office of
  • the secretary


SAEM Committees

SAEM Nominating Committee

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 2-year term
  • Should have considerable experience and leadership on SAEM committees and task forces
  • Assist in developing the slate of nominees for elected positions

SAEM Bylaws Committee

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 3-year term (serve as chair during the third year of term)
  • Should have considerable experience and leadership on SAEM committees and task forces
  • Review the Bylaws and makes recommendations to the SAEM Board of Directors for amendments to be considered by the membership