Members

Elections

Nominations due: October 23


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

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

Steering Committee Positions: 

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

CARRA Operational Committee Positions: 

 

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 (Chairs):

October 23   Nominations Due (by 8pm ET)  
November 4   Nominee Applications Due (by 8pm ET)
November 6   Voting Opens
November 16    Voting Closes
November 19   Elected candidates announced to the membership

 

Timeline for the 2nd Round of Elections (Vice Chairs & Committee Positions):

December 18   Nominations Due (by 8pm ET)  
January 8   Nominee Applications Due (by 8pm ET)
January 15   Voting Opens
January 25    Voting Closes
January 28   Elected candidates announced to the membership

 

Nominations*

  • Submit the name and contact information of your nominee (self-nomination or nomination of someone else)

*If you are nominating someone else—we encourage you to let them know. CARRA will contact all nominated candidates the day after the nomination deadline.

 

 

Applications

  • Nominees must submit the following:
    • NIH-formatted biosketch
    • Photo
    • Completed COI/COC Form
    • 1-2 page personal statement which should include:
      • A statement of intent-to-serve, if elected
      • State why you want to serve in this capacity
      • The special skills, knowledge, expertise, and experience you will bring to the office, if elected
      • At your discretion, any other relevant information that would assist the electorate in making an informed decision
  • Submit materials at https://carragroup.org/members/elections/election-candidate-materials
  • Applicant materials are due no later than November 4 at 8 PM Eastern.

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, Rare Diseases, & 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, Rare Diseases, & 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.