EGSG Committee Duties

Chair:
• Lead annual business meeting
•Notify members of results of elections for EGSG positions
•Coordinate with EGSG committees
•Prepare the annual report
•Communicate with members
•Attend Chairs’ meeting at AAG annual meeting
• Organize awards sessions with Chair of Awards Committee

Vice-Chair:

  • Organize elections for EGSG positions (seek nominations, prepare ballot, carry out election, count ballots)
  • Assist EGSG Chair with paperwork such as the annual report or other documents
  • Assist with any other EGSG business as needed

Secretary/Treasurer:

  • Obtain financial information from the AAG as needed
  • Authorize reimbursements for awards plaques, tickets for awards luncheon, and student competition prizes
  • Assist EGSG Chair with paperwork such as the annual report or other documents
  • Take minutes at business meeting
  • Assist Vice-Chair with organizing the elections for EGSG positions
  • Assist with any other EGSG business as needed

Board:

  • Assist EGSG leadership as needed
  • Provide feedback on documents
  • Consider and provide feedback on any issues that may arise

Newsletter Committee:

  • Produce one or two newsletters per year
  • Solicit input from EGSG membership for newsletter items
  • Distribute the newsletter(s) via the EGSG listserv

AAG Program Committee:

  • Assist EGSG Chair with planning sessions for award recipients as needed
  • Send reminders about AAG deadlines to members via the listserv
  • Respond to requests for EGSG sponsorship of sessions
  • Collect “papers without a home”, assemble them into sessions, and register the sessions
  • After the AAG deadline, go through unattached papers to see if additional sessions of interest to the EGSG can be formed. Assemble and register these sessions.

Awards Committee:

  • Seek nominations for the career, scholar, and service awards from EGSG membership via the EGSG listserv
  • Vote on candidates

Chair of Awards Committee:

  • Order plaque for each award recipient (coordinate with treasurer regarding reimbursement for expenses)
  • Organize sessions honoring the recipients in coordination with the EGSG Chair
  • Present award to recipient together with the EGSG Chair
  • Coordinate with Chair and Vice-Chair to make sure that one EGSG member accompanies student award recipients to the awards luncheon

Student Paper Committee

  • Agree on deadlines and other guidelines for the competition
  • Advertise competition on the EGSG listserv
  • Coordinate with webmaster to update website with guidelines
  • Evaluate papers and determine winner
  • Inform EGSG Chair, treasurer, and webmaster of the winners
  • Prepare certificate for the winner
  • Present the award to the student at EGSG business meeting (unless the student attends the awards luncheon)

 Dissertation Proposal Committee

  • Agree on deadlines and other guidelines for the competition
  • Advertise competition on the EGSG listserv
  • Coordinate with webmaster to update website with guidelines
  • Evaluate proposals and determine winner
  • Inform EGSG Chair, treasurer, and webmaster of the winner
  • Prepare certificate for the winner
  • Present the award to the student at EGSG business meeting (unless the student attends the awards luncheon)

Website Committee

  • Update website with information provided by EGSG leadership (e.g. committee members), committee chairs (e.g. guidelines for competitions), etc.
  • Archive the newsletter, annual meeting minutes and other items of interest that are distributed through the EGSG listserv
  • Inform EGSG Chair or relevant committee members if any information needs to be updated
  • Propose changes/additions to the website as applicable

Student Committee

  • Staff the table at REP and help recruit new EGSG members
  • Organize student session at the conference
  • Maintain a facebook group, among other things to encourage students to participate in the competitions
  • Organize a happy hour event (like at a local bar) – Optional choice – may promote students in recruiting new ESGS members
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