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Leadership Opportunities with the RPC Board


Officer Positions

​President

The president provides leadership and oversight for all board activities. He/she creates and inspires a shared vision throughout the Council by enabling others to act by fostering collaboration and sharing information. The president recognizes individual and Council-wide accomplishments and thinks strategically by considering a broad range of internal and external factors when solving problems. The president identifies critical, high pay-off strategies and prioritizes team efforts accordingly. The president also serves as an ex-officio member of the Academy's Board of Governors.

Term

One-year term (beginning at the end of AAPM&R 2015 Annual Assembly through the AAPM&R 2016 Annual Assembly).

Time Commitment

  • 1 in-person RPC Board meeting per year (2 days in length)
  • 3 in-person Board of Governors meetings (includes one at Annual Assembly)
  • Attendance at Annual Assembly and relevant meetings
  • Conference calls as needed for both the RPC Board and Board of Governors
  • Input sought by email regularly

Vice President

The vice president manages the work processes of the Council. The vice president assigns responsibilities, delegates and empowers others. He/she removes obstacles and coordinates work efforts when necessary and establishes effective controls and monitors progress. The vice president works with the president and develops short and long term plans that are realistic, comprehensive, and effective in meeting goals. He/she seeks input from the Board to carry out the objectives of the Council. In the absence of the president or in the event of the president's inability to act, the vice president shall perform the duties of the president. He/she collaborates with the Governing Council to ensure that projects are executed according to agreed-upon workplans.

Term

One-year term (beginning at the end of AAPM&R 2015 Annual Assembly through the AAPM&R 2016 Annual Assembly).

Time Commitment

  • 1 in-person meeting per year (2 days in length)
  • Attendance at Annual Assembly and relevant meetings
  • Conference calls as needed
  • Input sought by email regularly

Secretary

The secretary has oversight for document review and manages the Council's document sunset/review policy by ensuring that documents are maintained and updated in a timely manner. He/she keeps accurate and complete minutes of all RPC Board and general meetings. The secretary also serves as the editor for the PM&R Resident newsletter, which includes gathering and submitting articles for the newsletter on a monthly basis.

Term

One-year term (beginning at the end of AAPM&R 2015 Annual Assembly through the AAPM&R 2016 Annual Assembly).

Time Commitment

  • 1 in-person meeting per year (2 days in length)
  • Attendance at Annual Assembly and relevant meetings
  • Conference calls as needed
  • Input sought by email regularly

Committee/Liaison Positions

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If you have questions regarding eligibility or requirements of these positions, please contact AAPM&R Customer Service at (847) 737-6000 or memberservices@aapmr.org.​​​​​​​​​​