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SNO encourages neuro-oncology professionals from all relevant sub-specialties to engage with the Society and their colleagues by serving in a leadership capacity.

  • SNO Audit Committee

    Mission: The Audit Committee has the responsibility of overseeing annual internal audit of the Society’s financial affairs, and conveying the audit to the President and the Board, who may approve review of the audit by external committees as needed. The committee shall also advise and make recommendations to the Board of Directors based on findings of such audits. The Audit Committee members shall serve a two-year term and such term may be renewable at the discretion of the President. 
    Membership: The Audit Committee Chair, SNO Vice President and the Secretary-Treasurer. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. Volunteer for this committee .
    Chair: James Perry 

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Awards Committee

    Mission: The Awards Committee develops criteria for all SNO meeting awards, annually reviews meeting award candidates, and forwards to the Board a list of awards and award recipients to be honored at the Annual Meeting.
    Membership: The Awards Committee Chair, the Scientific Program Chair(s) and other members as appointed by the SNO President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. 
    Co-Chairs: Susan Chang, Eva Galanis, Daphne Haas-Kogan

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Bylaws Committee

    Mission: The Bylaws Committee reviews the Bylaws annually and makes recommendations for revision as necessary. Members of this committee shall review any proposed changes and advise the Board of Directors on proposed revisions. 
    Membership: The Bylaws Committee Chair, and two other members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director, Chief Administrative Officer, and the Secretary/Treasurer. Volunteer for this committee.
    Chair: Jeffrey Wefel

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Communications Committee

    Mission: The Communications Committee is responsible for the news section of the Society’s official journal and the Society’s newsletter, and has the responsibility of advising the Board of Directors on the Society’s internal and external communications.  
    Membership: The Communications Committee Chair(s) and other members as appointed by the President. Ex officio:SNO President, Executive Director, the Chief Administrative Officer, and the Secretary/Treasurer. Volunteer for this committee .
    Co-Chairs: Alireza Mansouri, Jennie Taylor

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Education Committee

    Mission: The Education Committee advises the Board and administrative staff regarding the direction and implementation of the long-term education and training goals of the Society for Neuro-Oncology. Committee members shall serve a two-year term and such term may be renewable at the discretion of the President. Volunteer for this committee .
    Co-Chairs: Patrick Wen, Isabel Arrillaga-Romany

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Fellowship Match Committee

    Mission: The Fellowship Match Committee is responsible for developing and applying codes of conduct for fellowship programs, developing and applying codes of conduct for residents, developing match participation agreements, and other actions as necessary to ensure the operations of an effective fellowship matching program.  The Fellowship Match Committee members shall serve a two-year term and such term may be renewable at the discretion of the President. Volunteer for this committee .
    Co-Chairs: Maciej Mrugala, Leia Nghiemphu, Scott Plotkin

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Future Sites Committee

    Mission: The Future Site Committee reviews potential sites and hotel proposals for future meetings, evaluates size and appropriateness of meeting space, availability and quality of sleeping rooms, proposed room rates, and recommends to the Board the most appropriate venue. Volunteer for this committee.
    Membership: The Communications Committee Chair(s) and other members as appointed by the President. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. 
    Co-Chairs: Temporarily Inactive 

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Guidelines and Reported Outcomes Committee

    Mission: The Guidelines and Reported Outcomes Committee is responsible for the evaluation of internally and externally produced clinical practice guidelines of potential relevance to neuro-oncology practice and recommending approval or revisions before consideration by the Board. Volunteer for this committee .
    Membership: The Guidelines and Reported Outcomes Committee Chair(s), the Secretary/Treasurer (ex officio) and other members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer.
    Co-Chairs: Louis Burt Nabors, Jana Portnow

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO International Outreach Committee

    Mission: The International Outreach committee has the responsibility of advising and making recommendations to the Board of Directors on international affairs, promoting international membership, and develops the criteria and review candidates for SNO international outreach travel grants and fellowships. Volunteer for this committee .
    Membership: The Chair(s) of the International Outreach Committee and other representative international members recommended by the Chair or President. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer.
    Co-Chairs: James Balogun, Zarnie Lwin, Edjah Nduom

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Annual Meeting Committee

    Mission: The Annual Meeting Committee supervises and coordinates all aspects of the next SNO Scientific Meeting and Education Day.
    Membership: The Scientific Program Chair, Education Day Chair, the immediate past Chairs of the Annual Meeting Committee and other members representing each of the SNO specialty areas. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. Volunteer for this committee .
    2020 Scientific Meeting Co-Chairs: Monika Hegi, Michael Lim, David Schiff, Farshad Nassiri
    Education Day Co-Chairs: Maureen Daniels, Daniel de Carvalho, Sandra Johnston, Houtan Noushmehr, Susan Short

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • The External Relations Committee

    Mission: The External Relations Committee shall evaluate and provide guidance to the Board regarding initiatives and programs between SNO and external organizations such as sister membership societies, nonprofit associations and continuing medical education providers. Volunteer for this committee .
    Membership: The External Relations Committee Chair(s)
    Chair: Erin Dunbar, Vinay Puduvalli

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Membership Committee

    Mission: The Membership Committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors concerning efforts to promote and increase membership in Society.  The committee also reviews and votes on all applicants for membership and may evaluate a member's professional conduct as requested by a majority of the Board of Directors. Volunteer for this committee .
    Membership: The Membership Committee Chair and four SNO members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. 
    Co-Chairs: Sameer Agnihotri, John de Groot, Rohan Ramakrishna, Alissa Thomas

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Public Policy Committee

    Mission: The SNO Public Policy Committee shall advise the Board on legislative, regulatory and advocacy issues that may impact or be of interest to the SNO membership. The committee shall evaluate and recommend official position statements and act as a conduit for enquiries of a public policy nature from external constituencies. Volunteer for this committee .
    Membership: The Public Policy Committee Chair, Chair, the Secretary/Treasurer (ex officio) and other members as appointed by the president. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director, Chief Administrative Officer.
    Co-Chairs: Tracy Batchelor, Raymond Sawaya 

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Website and Technology Committee

    Mission: The Website Committee has the responsibility of coordinating and overseeing the Society’s official website. Volunteer for this committee .
    Membership: The Membership Committee Chair and other members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. 
    Chair: Erik Sulman

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • The Wellness Committee

    Mission: The Wellness Committee shall have the responsibility of recommending initiatives and programs to the Board of Directors that contribute to the improvement in wellness and work/life balance amongst the SNO membership. Volunteer for this committee .
    Members: The Wellness Committee Chair(s) and other members as required.
    Co-Chairs: Alvina Acquaye, Terri Armstrong, Shlomit Yust-Katz

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • Women and Diversity Committee 

    Mission: Women and Diversity Committee shall recommend to the Board initiatives and programs that contribute to the advancement of the careers of women and underrepresented members of SNO. Volunteer for this committee .
    Membership: The Women and Diversity Committee Chair(s) and other members as required
    Co-Chairs: Ugonma Chukwueke, Shawn Hervey-Jumper, Alyx Porter 

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

  • SNO Young Investigators Committee

    Mission: The Young Investigators Committee has the responsibility of advising the Board of Directors on issues pertaining to graduate students, residents, fellows and members within the first five years of their initial clinical or academic appointment. The Young Investigators Committee shall also have the responsibility of coordinating the SNO Grant Review initiative. Volunteer for this committee .
    Membership: The Young Investigators Committee shall consist of the Young Investigators Committee Chair and other members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. 
    Co-Chairs: Milan Chheda, Eudocia Lee, Jennifer Moliterno Gunel 

    TIME COMMITMENT
    Two face-to-face meetings. Conference calls as needed.

A typical pathway to leadership starts by joining a SNO Committee. If interested, please send your current CV to the SNO office by contacting Angie Ames .

 


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