CARRA Elections Coming Soon: Submit Your Nominations Today!


The Elections Committee welcomes nominations for CARRA Steering Committee, Elections Committee, Ethics Committee and Finance Committee open positions. Read on for more information about each committee and their open positions. Click the hyperlinked position or committee name for full details on scope of work, term, and eligibility or visit the CARRA elections page of the website for more information.

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is a standing advisory committee to the CARRA Board of Directors with primary accountability for (1) overseeing internally-funded research activities, (2) overseeing the structure, organization, and activities of the membership, (3) overseeing CARRA’s annual scientific meeting, (4) overseeing research development, and (5) overseeing CARRA’s research, stakeholder, and other designated committees.

Term: 3 years (7/1/21 – 6/30/24)

Open Steering Committee Positions

Nominations for Chair positions due October 23.

Nominations for Vice Chair positions due December 18.

1Position receives 10% salary support

2Position receives 5% salary support

Submit a Nomination

Other CARRA Committee Positions

Nominations due December 18.

  • Elections Committee (2 positions)
    • The Elections Committee is responsible for oversight of the CARRA election process, including working with staff to develop and implement the election timeline, recruiting candidates for open positions, and validating the voting results.
    • Term: 3 years (7/1/21 – 6/30/24)
  • Ethics Committee (4 positions)
    • The Ethics Committee provides assistance to the Board to enable CARRA to operate according to the highest ethical standards and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
    • Term: 3 years (7/1/21 – 6/30/24)
  • Finance Committee (3 positions)
    • As an advisory committee to the Board of Directors, the Finance Committee assists and supports the financial and tax practices of the organization. This includes assisting the Board with updating its fiscal policies and procedures; developing the annual budget; ensuring accurate tracking and analysis of financial performance, trends, and other issues; and assisting the Board with conformance to relevant financial and tax rules and regulations, as well as Board policies
    • Term: 2 years (7/1/21 – 6/30/23)

Submit a Nomination


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 and other committee open positions.

Timeline for the 1st Round of Elections (Chairs)

Positions on the voting ballot:

  • October 23                  Nominations Due (by 8pm ET)                      
  • November 4                Candidate Materials 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)

Positions on the voting ballot:

  • December 18              Nominations Due (by 8pm ET)
  • January 8                    Candidate Materials Due (by 8pm ET)
  • January 15                  Voting Opens
  • January 25                  Voting Closes
  • January 28                  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.

Submit a Nomination