Committee Position Description
Annals/ACTN Oversight Committee
The Oversight Committee assists the Editors and Editorial Board of the journals to ensure that the journals are meeting the expectations and needs of ANA members (for Annals and ACTN) and CNS members (for Annals). Contractual and financial materials related to Annals and ACTN will remain the purview of the Executive Committee of the ANA.
Annual Meeting Planning Committee
The Annual Meeting Programming Committee (AMP) is a committee created by the ANA Board of Directors responsible for determining the educational activities included in the formal program of the ANA Annual Meeting, including the overall design and flow of the program, the types of activities (e.g. symposia, poster sessions), the specific content of activities; and supporting the independent medical education grant application process. The AMP Committee will review all proposal submissions for all sessions at the ANA Annual Meeting.
The Audit Committee oversees the integrity of the ANA’s financial accounting process and systems of internal controls regarding finance, accounting, and use of assets. Additionally, the committee oversees the performance, appoints, approves the fees, and terminates the independent auditor. Upon review and acceptance, the committee recommends approval of the annual audit report to the Board.
The Awards Committee oversees matters related to the ANA awards process from a strategic position, defining new awards, and choosing the recipients of the Derek Denny-Brown, Grass Foundation, Distinguished Teacher, Wolf Research Prize, and ANA Awards for Excellence.
Education Innovation Committee
The ANA Education Innovation Committee creates and implements educational and community-building initiatives that fully align with the Association’s mission of advancing academic neurology and neuroscience. Specifically, this Subcommittee has been designed to ensure the Association meets the unique and diverse needs of the current and prospective members, organized into the following categories of membership; Chair-Level, Mid-Career, Early-Career, and Junior Member, and International Member.
Global Engagement Committee
The Global Engagement Committee (GEC) is a committee created by the Board to enhance the relationship of the ANA to the wider world of academic neurology and neuroscience in a global context. The GEC works with ANA leadership regarding how best to achieve ANA’s international objectives.
The ANA Governance Council is responsible for assisting the Board of Directors of the American Neurological Association (the “Association”) to ensure the effectiveness of the overall governance of the Association.
Inclusion/Diversity/Equity/Anti-Racism/Social Justice (IDEAS) Committee
The IDEAS Committee is a committee established by the ANA Board of Directors to implement actionable steps that relate to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I). The Committee is charged with developing, instituting, and assessing programs and policies that develop an organizational culture that values and acknowledges the ANA’s diverse membership; and foster an inclusive and equitable organizational culture that serves as an example to its members and the academic neurology and neuroscience community at large.
Interactive Lunch Workshops Subcommittee
The Interactive Lunch Workshop Subcommittee is a committee created by the ANA Board of Directors to expand professional development opportunities through educational and networking programs offered during the ANA Annual Meeting and to provide recommendations for educational programming to the Professional Development Committee. The subcommittee reports to the Annual Meeting Programming Committee.
Junior & Early Career Membership Subcommittee
The Junior and Early Career Membership (JECM) Subcommittee was created by the ANA Board of Directors to oversee matters related to the retention and acquisition of junior and early career members; and to serve as the voice of this demographic. The JECM subcommittee is a subcommittee of the ANA Membership Committee.
The Nominating Committee develops a slate of individuals for vacant officer and director positions, which is then submitted to the Board of Directors for approval. The final approved slate is submitted to the general membership for an approval and vote. Committee members should have knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the various elected positions.
Professional Development Workshops Subcommittee
The Professional Development Workshops Subcommittee’s role is to expand professional development opportunities through educational and networking programs offered during the ANA Annual Meeting and to provide recommendations for educational programming to the Annual Meeting Programming Committee The subcommittee reports to the Annual Meeting Programming Committee.
RCR Course Planning Subcommittee
The Research Careers Reimagined (RCR) Course Planning Subcommittee is responsible for determining the educational activities of the biennial Course, including the overall design and flow of the program, and the specific content of activities.