Serve on the ASRT Board of Directors

Volunteer

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists has a seven-member Board of Directors. The ASRT membership elects the president-elect, vice president, secretary and treasurer. When the president-elect takes office at the June ASRT Governance and House of Delegates Meeting a year following the election, the current president then becomes chairman of the Board. The remaining two members of the Board — speaker and vice speaker — are elected by the ASRT House of Delegates at its business meeting during the annual meeting. 

   

    ASRT Chairman of the Board

    The outgoing president automatically assumes the position of chairman of the Board.

    Duties:

    The ASRT chairman of the Board serves for a term of one year following service as ASRT president.  The primary duties of the chairman of the Board are to manage the ASRT Board of Directors, conduct meetings of the ASRT Board of Directors, serve as the official spokesperson for the ASRT Board of Directors, serve as a member of the ASRT-PAC Board, serve as ASRT Board liaison to the ASRT Education and Research Foundation Board of Trustees, serve as Board liaison to the Committee on Nominations and serve as Board liaison for the ASRT CEO.

    Time Commitment:

    The chairman of the Board can expect to spend a minimum of five hours per week answering emails, reviewing documents and working with ASRT staff. Some of this time is during regular working hours, some is after working hours and some is on weekends.

    The chairman of the Board is expected to attend all ASRT Board of Directors meetings and the Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting. Other requested travel may include representing ASRT at affiliate meetings and meetings with other organizations. The chairman of the Board should expect to spend a minimum of 20 days attending ASRT meetings and functions. These travel days occur during the week and on weekends.

    Skills:

    Able to manage multiple  projects, comfortable a group of people to come to a decision, familiar with parliamentary procedure, comfortable speaking and presenting to large groups, attention to detail, knowledge of ASRT governance processes, able to build collaborative relationships, able to concisely communicate ASRT Board of Directors’ position with clarity and tact and manage conflict within groups.


    ASRT President

    Duties

    The ASRT president serves for a term of one year following service as ASRT president-elect.  The primary duties of the president are to serve as a member of the ASRT Board of Directors, serve as the official spokesperson for the ASRT, serve as ASRT liaison to external organizations, serve as a member of the ASRT-PAC Board, serve as ASRT Board liaison to presidential committees, preside at Board meetings in the absence of the chairman, present an annual report of the Board of Directors’ activities and election results at the Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting and prepare to assume the office of Chairman of the Board the following year.

    Time Commitment

    The president can expect to spend a minimum of 10 hours per week answering emails, reviewing documents and working with ASRT staff. Some of this time is during regular working hours, some is after working hours and some on weekends.

    The president is expected to attend all ASRT Board of Directors meetings and the Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting. Other requested travel may include representing ASRT at affiliate meetings and meetings with other organizations. The president should expect to spend a minimum of 72 days attending ASRT meetings and functions. These travel days occur during the week and on weekends.

    Skills

    Able to manage multiple  projects, be comfortable speaking and presenting to large groups, have an attention to detail and knowledge of ASRT governance processes, be able to build collaborative relationships and concisely communicate ASRT’s position with clarity and tact and manage conflict within groups.


    ASRT President-Elect

    Duties:

    The ASRT president-elect is elected by the ASRT membership in the annual general election and serves for a term of one year. The president-elect automatically assumes the position of president the second year and assumes the office of chairman of the Board the third year following election as president-elect. The primary duties of the president-elect are to serve as a member of the ASRT Board of Directors, serve as a member of the ASRT-PAC Board, make appointments for presidential committees during term as president and prepare to assume the office of president the following year.

    Time Commitment:

    The president-elect can expect to spend a minimum of three hours per week answering emails, reviewing documents and working with ASRT staff. Some of this time is during regular working hours, some is after working hours and some is on weekends.

    The president-elect is expected to attend all ASRT Board of Directors meetings and the Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting. Other requested travel may include representing ASRT at affiliate meetings and meetings with other organizations. The president-elect should expect to spend a minimum of 35 days attending ASRT meetings and functions. These travel days occur during the week and on weekends.

    Qualifications:

    • Shall currently practice in the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession or health care.
    • Shall be a voting member of the ASRT for four consecutive years immediately preceding nomination.
    • Shall be a voting member of an ASRT affiliate or serve on active duty in the United States Armed Forces
    • Shall have served as an ASRT delegate for a minimum of two years.
    • Cannot serve concurrently on the board of any national medical imaging or radiation therapy certification or national accreditation agency or in the House of Delegates.
    • Shall have the time and availability for necessary travel to represent the ASRT.
    • Shall have served on the ASRT Board of Directors.

    Skills:

    Able to manage multiple  projects, comfortable speaking and presenting to large groups, attention to detail, knowledge of ASRT governance processes and able to build collaborative relationships.


    ASRT Vice President

    Duties:

    The ASRT vice president is elected by the ASRT membership in the annual general election and serves for a term of one year.  The primary duties of the vice-president are to serve as a member of the ASRT Board of Directors and assume the duties of president when necessary. In the event that the president vacates the office, the vice president assumes the duties of the president and succeeds to Board chairman.

    Time Commitment:

    The vice president can expect to spend a minimum of three hours per week answering e-mails, reviewing documents and working with ASRT staff. Some of this time is during regular working hours, some is after working hours and some is on weekends.

    The vice president is expected to attend all ASRT Board of Directors meetings and the Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting. Other requested travel may include representing ASRT at affiliate meetings and meetings with other organizations. The vice president should expect to spend a minimum of 18 days attending ASRT meetings and functions. These travel days occur during the week and on weekends.

    Qualifications:

    • Shall currently practice in the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession or health care.
    • Shall be a voting member of the ASRT for four consecutive years immediately preceding nomination.
    • Shall be a voting member of an ASRT affiliate or serve on active duty in the United States Armed Forces
    • Shall have served as an ASRT delegate for a minimum of two years.
    • Cannot serve concurrently on the board of any national medical imaging or radiation therapy certification or national accreditation agency or in the House of Delegates.
    • Shall have the time and availability for necessary travel to represent the ASRT
    • Shall have served on the ASRT Board of Directors.

    Skills:

    Able to manage multiple  projects, comfortable speaking and presenting to large groups, attention to detail, knowledge of ASRT governance processes and able to build collaborative relationships.


    ASRT Treasurer

    Duties:

    The ASRT treasurer is elected by the ASRT membership in the annual general election and serves for a term of one year.  The primary duties of the treasurer are to serve as a member of the ASRT Board of Directors, review and approve ASRT Board of Directors meeting minutes, record minutes of Board executive sessions and ensure the Board as a whole is fulfilling fiduciary responsibilities by overseeing ASRT’s financial affairs and internal and external financial reporting.

    Time Commitment:

    The treasurer can expect to spend a minimum of 3 hours per week answering emails, reviewing documents and working with ASRT staff. Some of this time is during regular working hours, some is after working hours and some on weekends.

    The treasurer is expected to attend all ASRT Board of Directors meetings and the Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting. Other requested travel may include representing ASRT at affiliate meetings and meetings with other organizations. The treasurer should expect to spend a minimum of 18 days attending ASRT meetings and functions. These travel days occur during the week and on weekends.

    Qualifications:

    • Shall currently practice in the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession or health care.
    • Shall be a voting member of the ASRT for four consecutive years immediately preceding nomination.
    • Shall be a voting member of an ASRT affiliate or serve on active duty in the United States Armed Forces
    • Shall have served as an ASRT delegate for a minimum of two years.
    • Cannot serve concurrently on the board of any national medical imaging or radiation therapy certification or national accreditation agency or in the House of Delegates.
    • Shall have the time and availability for necessary travel to represent the ASRT.
    • Shall have fulfilled two years in any appointed or elected ASRT position or as president of an affiliate society.

    Skills:

    Able to manage multiple  projects, comfortable speaking and presenting to large groups, attention to detail, knowledge of ASRT governance processes, knowledge of financial accounting for nonprofit organizations and able to build collaborative relationships.


    ASRT Secretary

    Duties:

    The ASRT secretary is elected by the ASRT membership in the annual general election and serves for a term of one year.  The primary duties of the secretary are to serve as a member of the ASRT Board of Directors, review and approve ASRT Board of Directors meeting minutes, record minutes of Board executive sessions and ensure the Board as a whole is fulfilling fiduciary responsibilities by overseeing ASRT’s financial affairs and internal and external financial reporting.

    Time Commitment:

    The secretary can expect to spend a minimum of 3 hours per week answering emails, reviewing documents and working with ASRT staff. Some of this time is during regular working hours, some is after working hours and some on weekends.

    The secretary is expected to attend all ASRT Board of Directors meetings and the Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting. Other requested travel may include representing ASRT at affiliate meetings and meetings with other organizations. The secretary should expect to spend a minimum of 18 days attending ASRT meetings and functions. These travel days occur during the week and on weekends.

    Qualifications:

    • Shall currently practice in the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession or health care.
    • Shall be a voting member of the ASRT for four consecutive years immediately preceding nomination.
    • Shall be a voting member of an ASRT affiliate or serve on active duty in the United States Armed Forces.
    • Shall have served as an ASRT delegate for a minimum of two years.
    • Cannot serve concurrently on the board of any national medical imaging or radiation therapy certification or national accreditation agency or in the House of Delegates.
    • Shall have the time and availability for necessary travel to represent the ASRT.
    • Shall have fulfilled two years in any appointed or elected ASRT position or as president of an affiliate society.

    Skills:

    Able to manage multiple  projects, comfortable speaking and presenting to large groups, attention to detail, knowledge of ASRT governance processes, knowledge of financial accounting for nonprofit organizations and able to build collaborative relationships.


    ASRT Speaker of the House

    Duties:

    The ASRT speaker of the House of Delegates is elected by the ASRT House of Delegates to be the leader of the House of Delegates. The primary duties of the speaker are to manage the work of the House of Delegates, make appointments to House of Delegates committees, serve as ASRT Board liaison to House committees and the Practice Standards Council, preside at the House of Delegates meetings and represent the House of Delegates on the ASRT Board of Directors.

    Time Commitment:

    The speaker can expect to spend a minimum of 12 hours per week answering emails, reviewing documents, participating in webinars and working with ASRT staff, House committees and the Practice Standards Council. Some of this time is during regular working hours, some is after working hours and some on weekends.

    The speaker is expected to attend all ASRT Board of Directors meetings, face-to-face meetings of House committees and the Practice Standards Council and the Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting. Other requested travel may include representing ASRT at affiliate meetings and meetings with other organizations. The speaker should expect to spend a minimum of 40 days attending ASRT meetings and functions. These travel days occur during the week and on weekends.

    It is highly suggested that members planning to seek election as ASRT speaker communicate to family and employers the time commitment required for this position and support prior to accepting nomination.

    Qualifications:

    • Shall currently practice in the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession or health care.
    • Shall be a voting member of the ASRT for four consecutive years immediately preceding nomination.
    • Shall be a voting member of the ASRT affiliate or serve on active duty in the United States Armed Forces
    • Shall be a voting member of the House of Delegates for a minimum of two years.
    • Cannot serve concurrently on the board of any national medical imaging or radiation therapy certification or national accreditation agency or in the House of Delegates.
    • Shall have the time and availability for necessary travel to represent the ASRT

    Skills:

    Able to manage multiple  projects, comfortable leading large groups of people to come to a decision, familiar with parliamentary procedure, comfortable speaking and presenting to large groups, attention to detail, knowledge of ASRT governance and practice standards processes, able to build collaborative relationships and manage conflict within groups.


    ASRT Vice Speaker of the House

    Duties:

    The ASRT vice speaker of the House of Delegates is elected by the ASRT House of Delegates to be the secondary leader of the House of Delegates. The primary duties of the vice speaker are to assist the ASRT Speaker of the House of Delegates and assume the duties of the speaker when necessary, serve as ASRT Board liaison to House committees and the Practice Standards Council and represent the House of Delegates on the ASRT Board of Directors.

    Time Commitment:

    The vice speaker can expect to spend a minimum of 10 hours per week answering emails, reviewing documents, participating in webinars and working with ASRT staff, House committees and the Practice Standards Council. Some of this time is during regular working hours, some is after working hours and some on weekends.

    The vice speaker is expected to attend all ASRT Board of Directors meetings, face-to-face meetings of House committees and the Practice Standards Council and the Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting. Other requested travel may include representing ASRT at affiliate meetings and meetings with other organizations. The vice speaker should expect to spend a minimum of 40 days attending ASRT meetings and functions. These travel days occur during the week and on weekends.

    It is highly suggested that members planning to seek election as ASRT vice speaker communicate with family and employers the time commitment required for this position and seek support prior to accepting nomination.

    Qualifications:

    • Shall currently practice in the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession or health care.
    • Shall be a voting member of the ASRT for four consecutive years immediately preceding nomination.
    • Shall be a voting member of the ASRT affiliate or serve on active duty in the United States Armed Forces.
    • Shall be a voting member of the House of Delegates for a minimum of two years.
    • Cannot serve concurrently on the board of any national medical imaging or radiation therapy certification or national accreditation agency or in the House of Delegates.
    • Shall have the time and availability for necessary travel to represent the ASRT.

    Skills:

    Able to manage multiple  projects, comfortable leading large groups of people to come to a decision, familiar with parliamentary procedure, comfortable speaking and presenting to large groups, attention to detail, knowledge of ASRT governance and practice standards processes, able to build collaborative relationships and manage conflict within groups.


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