Student and ECR Engagement Committee
Approved by SCAS Board of Directors, Dec 9 2021
Name: Student and ECR Engagement
Purpose: To provide direction for the future of student engagement within SCAS
Objective: To provide a framework for student and ECR engagement within SCAS which may include the formation of a formal student/ECR-led group within SCAS, and/or student/ECR positions on the executive board that are responsible for student engagement. This committee will recommend:
1) The structure, roles, and responsibilities of the student/ECR led group and/or positions
2) Eligibility and nomination guidelines
Budget: Annual budget should include student/ECR-led initiatives at the annual SCAS conference, and year-round.
This committee is established to provide recommendations to SCAS with the aim of creating a framework that will maintain student/ECR engagement within SCAS. This committee seeks to address the question “what can this society offer to students and ECR?”
Frequency of Meetings:
This committee will meet monthly, until the objective is met and positions or a student/ECR body is active within SCAS.
Duties of Members:
Members of this committee will meet once a month, and generate ideas that can be implemented within SCAS. This will include brainstorming sessions, and helping with the preparation of a formal document, which will be presented to the current board of directors of SCAS.
This committee will provide a document to the SCAS board of directors which will include recommendations on how the formation of formal positions on the executive board, or a student/ECR-led group, can be implemented within SCAS, and will include:
● Roles and responsibilities of elected positions
● Eligibility of elected positions
● Nomination process of positions
● A plan on how to recruit for these positions
● How JEDI principles can best be incorporated in the nomination and election process
Deliverables and the Target dates: This document will be presented to the board of directors of SCAS by January 2022.