Members

Elections

2020 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The CARRA Elections Committee seeks nominations for the following CARRA leadership positions:  

Steering Committee Positions:
•    Finance Chair1
•    Early Investigator Chair2
•    SVARD Chair2
•    SVARD Vice Chair3
•    TRTC Chair2
•    TRTC Vice Chair3

CARRA Operational Committee Positions:

  • Publications Committee3
  • Ethics Committee (4 positions)

1Position receives 20% salary support
2Position receives 10% salary support
3Position receives 5% salary support

TWO SEPARATE ELECTIONS
The elections for the Steering Committee Chair open positions will be held prior to the elections for the Steering Committee Vice Chair open positions.

Timeline for the 1st Round of Elections
Positions on the voting ballot:

  • October 7          Nominations Due (by 8pm ET)        
  • October 18        Nominee Applications Due (by 8pm ET)
  • October 25        Voting Opens
  • November 4      Voting Closes
  • November 8      Elected candidates announced to the membership.

Timeline for the 2nd Round* of Elections
Positions on the voting ballot:

  • December 20    Nominations Due (by 8pm ET)
  • January 10        Nominee Applications Due (by 8pm ET)
  • January 17        Voting Opens
  • January 27        Voting Closes
  • January 31        Elected candidates announced to the membership

*in the event a run-off is needed in the first election, the timing of the 2 round of elections may be delayed.


CARRA Elections Committee Election

Voting Ends: 9/4

Elections Committee Responsibilities

The CARRA Election Committee is responsible for overseeing CARRA’s election process. This includes, drafting the annual election timeline, helping recruit candidates for open positions, and review of election results. This committee meets by conference call 4-6 times per year.

Elections Committee Positions (4 positions available)
Open positions available include

  • 2 positions with 2 year terms (9/5/19 – 6/30/21)
  • 2 positions with 3 year terms (9/5/19 – 6/30/22).

Timeline for the Elections Committee election

  • 8/15: Nominations Due
  • 8/21: Candidate Materials Due
  • 8/26: Elections Open
  • 9/4: Elections Close
  • 9/5: Candidates Notified

 


Steering Committee Elections

Each year, the CARRA membership elects individuals to serve on the Steering Committee. The roles open for election each year varies. Be sure to keep an eye out for the call for nominations and the timeline for the election process.

Current Steering Committee Roster

Below you will find information about the Scope of Work for CARRA Steering Committee positions.


Chair Positions
(Cross-Cutting, JDM, JIA, Pain, SLE, Small Centers, SVARD, & TRTC)

Steering Committee Chair Scope of Work
*Steering Committee Chair positions receive 10% salary support.


Vice Chair Positions
(Cross-Cutting, JDM, JIA, Pain, SLE, Small Centers, SVARD, & TRTC)

Steering Committee Vice Chair Scope of Work
*Steering Committee Vice Chair positions receive 5% salary support.


Early Investigator Leadership Positions

Early Investigator Chair Scope of Work
*Early Investigator Chair receives 10% salary support.

Early Investigator Vice Chair Scope of Work
*Early Investigator Vice Chair receives 5% salary support.


Research Coordinator Network Leadership Positions

Research Coordinator Network Chair Scope of Work
*Research Coordinator Network Chair receives 10% salary support.

Research Coordinator Network Vice Chair Scope of Work
*Research Coordinator Network Vice Chair receives 5% salary support.