The Society for Implementation Research Collaboration (SIRC) is excited to announce a call for nominations! SIRC is led by a board of volunteers, and we currently are soliciting nominations for individuals to serve a 3-year term beginning in February of 2021 and ending in February of 2024. The following roles are open for nominations:
- Communications Chair
- Membership Chair
- Established Investigator Network of Expertise Chair
- New Investigator Network of Expertise Chair
- Technology Chair
- Student Representative
- Student Secretary
- Student Communications Chair
- Student Conference Chair
- Student Membership Chair
- Student Practitioner Network of Expertise Chair
- Student Assistant to the President
Descriptions of each role and associated responsibilities are listed below, and current board members are listed on the About page. Board members are intentionally paired with students, which allows for robust support of the SIRC community and provides opportunities for reciprocal learning through SIRC’s mentorship model.
Please nominate your colleagues or submit a self-nomination by January 11, 2021.
To submit a nomination, please visit the following link and include the following information: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XBR7GCN
- Name and email address of nominee
- Name and email address of nominator (if different from nominee)
- Nominee’s CV
- A short paragraph (2-3 sentences) explaining why the nominee is well-suited for the position
The Nominations Committee (Lisa Saldana [Chair], Sapana Patel, Byron Powell, and Stephanie Yu) will review the information provided in the nomination form. Nominees who move forward in the process will be asked to provide a brief bio and describe why they believe they are a fit for their nominated role with SIRC. Nominees will be asked to share their ideas for how they will prioritize and advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion within their SIRC role. Descriptions of specific actions to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in implementation research and practice are encouraged.
Once the list of nominees is compiled, that list will be sent out to all paid SIRC members to vote in the election. To become a SIRC member and cast your vote, please visit our membership page.
SIRC is seeking nominations for the following roles on the Board of Directors:
The Communications Chair assists with representing SIRC in the social media landscape, as well as via our website and mailing list.
The Treasurer manages the SIRC budget and accounts and helps to plan conferences and other initiatives.
The Membership Chair oversees membership, collects dues, and conducts initiatives to increase membership of under-represented groups.
Established Investigator Network of Expertise Chair
The Chair of the Established Investigator Network of Expertise (NoE) provides support and guidance to established investigators and engages them in efforts that promote the development of the broader SIRC community (e.g., through SIRC’s mentorship program, “office hours,” webinars, etc.).
New Investigator Network of Expertise Chair
The Chair of the New Investigator Network of Expertise (NoE) provides support and guidance to new and early-stage investigators and engages them in efforts that promote the development of the broader SIRC community (e.g., through SIRC’s mentorship program, “office hours,” webinars, etc.).
The Technology Chair oversees the SIRC website and related online initiatives.
The student representatives lead the Student Network of Expertise mentorship program, develop resources to meet student needs, and provide support to the SIRC board members as needed to execute SIRC conferences and initiatives.
The Student Secretary assists the Secretary by taking minutes, managing emails, and organizing meetings.
Student Communications Chair
The Student Communications Chair assists the Communications Chair with representing SIRC in the social media landscape, as well as the website and mailing list.
Student Conference Chair
The Student Conference Chair aids in the development of the biennial conference with the Conference Chair and manages the student program committee.
Student Membership Chair
The Student Membership Chair assists the Membership Chair with membership communications and conducting membership outreach in the service of reaching membership targets.
Student Practitioner Network of Expertise Chair
The Student Practitioner Network of Expertise (PNoE) Chair assists the PNoE Chair, and the Sub-network Co-Chairs, by organizing meetings, taking minutes, managing emails, tracking and coordinating membership outreach, and managing the PNoE listservs.
Student Assistant to the President
The Student Assistant to the President will provide direct support for a broad range of efforts, including conference planning, meeting preparation, coordinating SIRC board members, and developing new initiatives.
Thank you! We look forward to receiving your nominations!