Nominations

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The nomination process for 2023-2024 is NOW CLOSED, effective November 11, 2022.

Responsibilities and Requirements

SAEM Board of Directors
  • SAEM President-Elect
    • Be a current, active* member of SAEM
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term followed by a one-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 and the Council of Academy Leaders (COAL)
    • 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, active* member of SAEM
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional one-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, active* member of SAEM
    • Be willing to serve a three-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional three-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, resident* member of SAEM
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional one-year term)
    • Be a resident at an approved emergency medicine residency program at the time of election and during the one-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
Resident and Medical Students (RAMS) Board
  • President
    • Be a current member of SAEM
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term followed by a one-year term as Immediate Past President
    • Attend all RAMS Board meetings
    • Set the agenda and preside at all RAMS Board meetings
    • Report the RAMS Board actions/accomplishments to the SAEM Board of Directors on a quarterly 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 needed to accomplish the mission and goals of the RAMS Board
  • RAMS Secretary-Treasurer
    • Be a current member of SAEM
    • Attend all RAMS Board meetings
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term
    • Serve as President in the absence of the President of the RAMS Board
    • Ensure that minutes are taken and distributed for RAM Board meetings
    • Oversee and report to the RAMS Board regarding the RAMS financial records
    • 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 Members-at-Large
    • Attend all RAMS Board meetings
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term
    • Serve as a SAEM Committee Liaison
    • 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
    • Attend all RAMS Board meetings
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term
    • Serve as a SAEM Committee Liaison 
    • 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, active** 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 six 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 one-year term, followed by a one-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 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
    • Represent the Foundation in activities related to academic emergency medicine
    • Serve as a voting member of the Nominations Committee
  • Secretary-Treasurer
    • Take an active role in raising funds to support the programs of the Foundation
    • Attend all Board meetings
    • Be willing to serve a one-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
    • Represent the Foundation in activities related to academic emergency medicine
    • Be a custodian of the corporate records, and in general, perform all duties incident to the office of SAEM Foundation
  • Members-at-Large
    • Take an active role in raising funds to support the programs of the Foundation
    • Be willing to serve a two-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional two-year term)
    • Attend all Board meetings
    • Represent the Foundation in activities related to academic emergency medicine
SAEM Nominating Committee
  • Be a current, active* member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a two-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, active* member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a three-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
  • Read the Bylaws Committee Candidate Description

 

* An SAEM active member is defined in the SAEM bylaws as an individual who holds a university appointment or who is actively involved in emergency medicine teaching, research, or administration.

* An AACEM active member  is defined in the AACEM guidelines as an individual who is a full, acting, or interim Chairs of Departments of Emergency Medicine in LCME or AOA-COCA accredited medical schools in the United States and Canada.