We are in search of volunteers to participate in several new division committees.
Call for Volunteers Programming Committee - The GEOC Division is seeking volunteers to assist in the diversification of its meeting programming. Members will define programing priorities and perform outreach to other professional societies and potential partners in the education, industry, and policy sectors. For more information, please contact Adam Wallace (email@example.com), GEOC Program Chair. Professional Development Committee - The GEOC Executive Committee is seeking one or two graduate students or postdocs to participate in the organization of professional development activities for graduate students and postdocs at the ACS National Meeting in the Spring of every year. Along with a team of faculty members and researchers, volunteers will help identify, organize, and advertise activities that may contribute to their professional development and networking. For additional information, please contact Martial Taillefert (firstname.lastname@example.org), GEOC Division Treasurer. Mentoring Committee - The GEOC Division is seeking volunteers for the chair and members of a new committee to develop a mentoring program for students and early career researchers. Members of the committee will recruit and pair mentors and mentees, facilitate communications, and evaluate progress. Time commitment is expected to be roughly 4-5 hours a month. For more information, please contact Jacky Bracco (email@example.com), GEOC Division Secretary.
Internal-External Relations Committee - The GEOC Division is seeking volunteers for the Chair and Members of a new Internal-External Relations Committee. The Committee purpose is to promote and increase the visibility of GEOC member research within the Division and in the wider ACS community. Examples of internal relations include generating member-focused content for the GEOC newsletter such as new member spotlights and research highlights. Examples of external relations include establishing a social media presence at National Meetings and linking GEOC symposia and event highlights to ACS feeds. Volunteers at all career-stages are welcome. Time commitment is expected to be roughly 4-5 hours a month. For more information, please contact Ashaki Rouff (firstname.lastname@example.org), GEOC Immediate Past Chair.