AUA Council Nominations

AUA Active Members have an opportunity to nominate a colleague, or submit a self-nomination, for the following positions on the AUA Council:

  • Secretary (serves 2-year term as Secretary, 2-year term as President-Elect, 2-year term as President, and 2-year term as Past President for a total 8-year term)
  • Treasurer (serves 3-year term)
  • (2) Councilor-at-Large (serves 3-year term)

The AUA is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience. The volunteers should represent the diversity of our specialty and our society and are selected based on a consistent history of engagement, productivity, and activities to promote the AUA. If you’re interested or know someone interested in becoming a volunteer leader, view the Volunteer Leadership Guide.

Active Members interested in becoming a Councilor-at-Large,  Treasurer or Secretary should review the characteristics of an actively engaged member, council qualifications considered and ideal candidate attributes desired that are outlined below:

Characteristics of Actively Engaged Member: 

  • Attendance at the Annual Meeting
  • Volunteer for abstract reviews for the Annual Meeting
  • Submit a proposal to present at the Annual Meeting or Webinars
  • Self-nominate to be on an Advisory or Committee (EAB, LAB, SAB, Communications)
  • Serve on a standing committee
  • Must be actively involved with the mission of the committees (EAB, LAB, SAB, Bylaws, Communications)
  • Volunteer to liaise with other organizations (European Society of Anesthesiology, eSAS, FAER, IARS, Research!America, SAAAPM, SOCCA, and World Congress of Anesthesiology)
  • Work to increase international AUA membership and representation

 Council Qualifications Considered: 

  • Number of years as a AUA member
  • Volunteer leadership experience with AUA
  • Contributions to academic anesthesiology
  • Experience with strategic planning and visioning

 Ideal Candidate Attributes Desired:

  • Values consistent with the organization
  • Willingness to serve
  • Community leadership
  • Ability to meet projected time commitment
  • Ability to participate in group decision-making and support Council decisions
  • Objectivity
  • Communication skills
  • Integrity and absence of serious conflicts of interest

Please direct questions to AUA Staff, Vivian Abalama, IOM, CAE at [email protected].

Please send your letter of interest, a copy of the nominee CV  and updated photo to Vivian Abalama | [email protected] by December 5, 2021 at 11:59 pm PT.