From presenting at conferences to leading initiatives, GNYRC ACSM offers a variety of opportunities for you to advance your career and give back to your profession.
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GNYRC-ACSM Committee Descriptions Most committees are composed of a Chairman appointed by the GNYRC-ACSM President as well as 2 to 5 members as appointment by the Chairman. All appointments are to be approved by the Executive Committee.
Conference/Program Committee Purpose: The development and execution of all conferences conducted by the GNYRC-ACSM Responsibilities/Goals: - Select site for both the Spring and Fall GNYRC-ACSM Annual Meetings and any other academic meeting /event/conference that may become part of the GNYRC’s agenda. This includes negotiating and obtaining contract for these events. - Devlop the program for the above events, including selecting and procuring the lecture panel. - Produce written programs for the events - Help with day-of event execution
Student Committee Purpose: Provide GNYRC-ACSM supportive programs for undergraduate and graduate students engaged in the fields of exercise science, nutrition, sports medicine, and any other related discipline attending area colleges and universities. Responsibilities/Goals: - Develop and execute programs for the recruitment of students for membership in the GNYRC-ACSM - Develop and execute plans and procedures for inclusion of students in GNYRC activities - Develop activities to enhance the educational development of students in the exercise/nutrition/sports medicine fields. - Promote the establishment of GNYRC students chapters at area colleges and universities.
Sponsorship/Development Committee Purpose: To be responsible for identifying and pursuing potential sponsorship and fundraising opportunities for the GNYRC-ACSM Chapter. Responsibilities/Goals: - Identify and develop a plan to engage at least 2 new fundraising or sponsorship opportunities annually - Work with the EC and GNYRC members to connect and build relationships with potential/existing sponsors or donors - Reach out to logical sponsors while preparing for conferences and events (working with Conference/Program committee) - Coordinate sponsor arrangements for events and conferences (working with Conference/Program committee)
Nominations Committee Purpose: Provide a slate of candidates for the offices of President-Elect, Treasurer, and Secretary for the GNYRC-ACSM annual elections. Responsibilities/Goals: - Develop a slate of potential candidates for elected positions by talking with current EC and membership - If appropriate, develop a call for nominations email to solicit nominations from the membership - Contact nominated members to determine interest in running for selected position - Chairman to present confirmed slate of candidates to EC for approval - Committee to work with Secretary to finalize slate layout for elections at Fall Annual meeting
Student Bowl Committee Purpose: Conduct an annual GNYRC-ACSM Student Bowl Responsibilities/Goals: - Recruit students and faculty sponsors from area colleges and universities to participate in the Annual GNYRC Student Bowl - Develop a “Student Bowl” Jeopardy type game annually - Make arrangements to conduct a Student Bowl competition at an Annual GNYRC-ACSM meeting. - Produce a written program for the Student Bowl competition - In conjunction with Treasurer, arrange for prize money to be distributed to the winning student bowl team to enable them to compete at the Annual ACSM Student Bowl
Marketing/Website/Media Committee Purpose: To manage GNYRC-ACSM online presence and marketing at GNYRC-ACSM events Responsibilities / Goals: - Develop regular content for GNYRC-ACSM social media accounts - Update relevant copy for GNYRC-ACSM website for events or other marketing endeavors - Develop marketing materials for GNYRC-ACSM events - Establish and update a marketing strategy for the chapter including potential media outlets to expand reach
Research Committee Purpose: To manage the abstract submission, review and judging process for GNYRC-ACSM research competitions and events Responsibilities/Goals: - Update abstract submission form as needed to reflect requirements of competition or event - Collect and review abstract submissions for appropriateness based on requirements - If competition, select judges - With the Conference/Program committee, coordinate the day-of logistics of abstract competition (i.e. space, getting participants to event, setup) - Maintain integrity of judging during the competition - In conjunction with Treasurer, arrange for prize money to be distributed to the winning abstract competitors