APHMG invites all members to get involved in helping us to grow as an organization!

We have a few areas in which we would like to develop and are looking for volunteers.  Please take a moment to read each committee description below, then complete the Committee Interest Form to indicate your willingness to join or lead any of the proposed teams.  We anticipate each committee will have 4-6 conference calls per year.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out to Shoumita Dasgupta.

Join a Committee

Are you interested in getting more involved in APHMG?  Let us know how you would like to participate - complete the form below and you will be contacted with more details on how you can make a difference.

Committee Interest Form

Membership Committee

This committee will be charged with building our membership by:

  1. Identifying lapsed member institutions and engaging with their representatives.
  2. Identifying institutions that have not previously been a member and connecting with them.
  3. Considering ways to connect with sister organizations like the NSGC.

Sponsorship and Fundraising Committee

This committee will be charged with increasing our resource base through sponsorships and grant opportunities by:

  1. Identifying lapsed sponsors and reestablishing contact with them.
  2. Identifying new potential sponsors and developing a relationship with them.
  3. Considering the sponsorship model and whether earmarking funds for specific purposes might improve investing.
  4. Identify potential grant opportunities and spearhead applying for them.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

This committee will be charged with identifying opportunities for APHMG to improve diversification of our field by:

  1. Growing strategic relationships with minority-serving institutions and their student interest groups.
  2. Creating opportunities for trainees, especially trainees of color, to explore the field, to present at our meeting, and to attend our meeting.
  3. Work with the Sponsorship and Fundraising Committee to identify potential grant opportunities relevant for this mission.

Social Media and Website Committee

This committee will be charged with improving our communications by:

  1. Revamping our social media footprint with news items of interest.
  2. Generating news stories and member features (e.g. publications, promotions, awards, etc.) for our website.
  3. Provide input on website content, including aspects related to the Genetics Education Resource Exchange (GERE).
  4. Propose new ways to advertise our annual meeting through these and related means. 

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