Member, Meetings Committee
Position Description/Responsibilities


Three years beginning on July 1 of the year nominated and ending on June 30 of the third year. embers can be reappointed for one additional consecutive term to a maximum of six (6) years with eligibility for further reappointment after a one-year lapse.


  • Serve as a voting representative on FASEB’s Meetings Committee
  • Participate in meetings of the Meetings Committee (ability to participate in 75% or more meetings preferred)
    • Review call materials (distributed five days prior to each meeting)
    • Provide input on action and discussion items


Biographic, demographic, and scientific diversity in governance is an overarching goal of the Federation, and the Board seeks to appoint members to Federation committees who represent this diversity.

The following are personal characteristics that Meetings Committee members should have:

  • Experience in leading scientific meeting programs and/ or attending scientific meetings
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing scientific exchange through meetings and conferences
  • Record of professional service, including active membership in a FASEB Society
  • Knowledge about and experience in biological and biomedical research or comparable experience

Time Commitment

  • 1-hr meetings every other month; additional meetings as necessary
  • Work in support of/preparation for meetings as needed