Members

Elections

CARRA Operational Committee Positions: 


THREE SEPARATE ELECTIONS

The elections for the Steering Committee Chair open positions are held prior to the elections for the Steering Committee Vice Chair open positions. After Vice Chair elections, the elections for operational Committee positions are held. Below is the timeline for each round of elections.

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):

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

 

Timeline for the 3rd Round of Elections (Committee Positions):

February 19   Nominations Due (by 8pm ET)  
February 26   Nominee Applications Due (by 8pm ET)
March 2   Voting Opens
March 12    Voting Closes
March 17   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 8 PM Eastern on due date.

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.