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2019 CARRA Elections

CARRA Elections Round 1 Voting is now open!

Ballots were distributed to eligible voters on January 10. Voting closes on January 21.

2019 Voting Guide: Round 1


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

Steering Committee:

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


Nominations*

*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
    • 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/2019-carra-elections-application-form
  • Applicant materials for JIA Chair and RCN Chair are due no later than January 7 at 8 pm ET.
  • Applicant materials for JIA Vice Chair, Pain Chair, and RCN Vice Chair are due no later than February 20 at 8 pm ET.

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.

Current Steering Committee Roster

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


Chair Positions
(JDM, JIA, Pain, SLE, Small Center, SVARD, & TRTC)

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


Vice Chair Positions
(JDM, JIA, Pain, SLE, Small Center, 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.


NEW POSITIONS: Research Coordinator Network Leadership Positions

The Steering Committee has approved a reorganization of the coordinator network in an effort to improve research engagement across sites and to align these efforts with the current goals of the CARRA organization.

To learn more about this reorganization, click here.

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.

Important Deadlines

Round 1

Nominations Due
December 20, 2018

Nominee Applications Due
January 7, 2019

Voting Opens
January 10, 2019

Voting Closes
January 21, 2019

Elected Candidates Announced
January 31, 2019

Round 2

Nominations Due
February 13, 2019

Nominee Applications Due
February 20, 2019

Voting Opens
February 26, 2019

Voting Closes
March 7, 2019

Elected Candidates Announced
March 14, 2019