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nominations now open for APF Officers

All nominees must be ASCLS Ascending Professional members as of 02/28/21.

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Deadline for nominations is May 31, 2021

Ascending Professionals Vice Chair Responsibilities - 1 year term, potential 3 year commitment (full responsibilities are listed in the Guidelines for Governance):

  1. Assists the Chair in any activities and functions related to the Forum.
  2. Works with the Chair, Secretary, Advisor, and other members to complete the charges for the year.
  3. Stands in for the Chair if he/she is unable to complete his/her duties.
  4. The Vice Chair ascends to the Forum Chair for the following year.
  5. Once Past Chair, they will serve as the Ascending Professional Director on the ASCLS Board of Directors
  6. Must participate in monthly conference calls that will be determined based on the availability of the APF Leadership Council.

Ascending Professionals Secretary Responsibilities - 1 year term, may serve 2 terms (full responsibilities are listed in the Guidelines for Governance):

  1. Assists the Chair in scheduling meetings and conference calls throughout the year.
  2. Takes the meeting minutes for all meetings and conference calls throughout the year.
  3. Maintains a current contact list of all Regional and State Representatives.
  4. Works with the Chair, Vice-Chair, Advisor, and other members to complete the charges for the year.
  5. Must participate in monthly conference calls that wiill be determined based on the availability of the APF Leadership Council.

TraveL and Registration Grants Now Available for
the Joint ANnual MEeting (JAM)

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The Ascending Professionals Forum and the Developing Professionals Forum will collectively be awarding over $10,000 worth of travel and registration grants to Ascending and Developing Professionals attending the Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) either in-person or virtually. The exact breakdown of these grants will be determined by the number of applicants and their preference of attendance.

Deadline for submission is May 15th