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Call for Nominations for Scholarship Chair and Public Relations Chair

The Association for Women in Science Gulf Coast Houston Chapter is excited to announce that we are taking nominations for Scholarship Chair and Public Relations Chair through Tuesday, October 10, 2017!

AWIS GCH is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization represented by women and men members who are at different career levels (high school, undergraduates, graduates, and professionals) in diverse STEM fields. We have a large presence in the Houston Medical Center, including the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, and Houston Methodist, to name a few. We achieve our mission by providing opportunities to participate in leadership, career development, outreach, scholarship and networking opportunities that are valuable for career advancement. Being a part of the AWIS GCH board is an incredible opportunity to harness your leadership and management skills and to build your network across the Texas Medical Center.

We are currently taking nominations for Scholarship Chair and Public Relations Chair.

Position Descriptions

Scholarship Chair

The Scholarship Chairperson shall define the criteria for the scholarship applicants (with approval from the Executive Board), solicit applications, and select an appropriate application review Committee (with approval from the Executive Board) who shall select the winners based on established criteria.

Public Relations Chair

The Public Relations Committee Chairperson shall assume primary responsibility for organizing, editing, publishing, and distributing the AWIS GCH Newsletter to all dues-paying members and others at the discretion of the Executive Board at regular intervals as determined by the Executive Board, obtaining review by the President or delegate(s) of the President prior to publication, and publicizing all meetings and events of the Chapter by any means available to Chapter members including the newsletter.

To nominate yourself or someone else, please fill out the Nomination Form and send a copy of your current CV/Resume to awisgch@awisgch.org. You will receive a confirmation email. New Chairs will be chosen by the AWIS GCH Executive Board.

We are excited to add to our active Executive Board!