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 are currently soliciting nominations for individuals to serve a 2-year term beginning in January 2023 and ending in January 2025. The following roles are open for nominations:

  1. President
  2. Secretary
  3. Social Chair
  4. Student Representative
  5. Practitioner Network of Expertise Chair
  6. Practitioner Network of Expertise, Trainee Chair

Descriptions of each role and associated responsibilities are listed below. Current board members are listed on our website. 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 to submit a self-nomination by November 1, 2022.

To submit a nomination, visit this link and include the following information:

  • 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 (e.g., given the nominee’s skillset or career goals, for instance)

The Nominations Committee (Lisa Saldana [Chair], Sapana Patel, Clara Johnson, and Byron Powell) 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 President must be a current or former SIRC officer. The SIRC president plans the next conference, represents SIRC, calls meetings, oversees initiatives, and coordinates the other officers.

The secretary schedules meetings, takes minutes, tracks tasks, and monitors the website and email.

Social Chair
The social chair organizes and coordinates SIRC social events during the SIRC conference including dinners, fun runs, and other activities. In addition, the social chair organizes events for SIRC members to gather across the year while attending other conferences.

Student Representative
The student representatives lead the Student NoE mentorship program, develop resources to meet student needs, and provide support to the SIRC officers as needed to maximize SIRC conferences and initiatives.

Practitioner Network of Expertise Chair
The SIRC Practitioner Network of Expertise (PNoE) is comprised of three subnetworks: intermediary subnetwork, Provider subnetwork, and Policy/Funder Subnets. The PNoE Chair supports PNoE membership growth, supports PNoE activities, promotes implementation practitioners in SIRC activities, including the conference and supports PNoE special initiatives.

Practitioner Network of Expertise Trainee Chair
The PNoE Chair provides support for all PNoE subnetwork meetings, activities, and collaborates with the  PNoE Chair and subnetwork leaders to promote implementation practitioners in SIRC activities, including the conference and PNoE special initiatives.

Thank you, and we look forward to receiving your nominations!