OPEN POSITIONS & CRITERIA

ASE Board of Directors:  July 2021 – June 2022

21-Member governing body charged with supervision, control and direction of the affairs of the Society.  

VICE PRESIDENT: (1-Year Term; ladder to presidency)
The Vice President’s duties are delegated by the Board of Directors and the President.  The Vice President would perform the duties of the President-Elect in the event of his/her inability to serve. The Vice President will also serve concurrently as Vice Chair of the ASE Foundation Board.  The vice-president, who is on the ladder for ASE presidency, must be a role model for the quality, initiatives and mission of ASE.
Criteria

Treasurer: (3-Year Term)
The Treasurer is a member of ASE’s Executive Committee which oversees ASE finances and investments and serves as the Chair of the Finance and Development Committee. Candidate must have an FASE.  Has served (or is currently serving) as the Chair or Co-Chair of an ASE Standing Committee or Council.  Will also serve as the Treasurer for the ASE Foundation and serve on their Board of Directors.
Criteria

Secretary: (2-Year Term)
The Secretary is a member of ASE’s Executive Committee. This position is designated for a sonographer member. The Secretary shall be in charge of the Society’s records; responsible for the proper and legal notifications of members; shall see to the proper recording of proceedings of meetings of the society, Board of Director and all committees; and carry into execution all orders, votes, and resolutions, not otherwise committed.  The Secretary shall see that accurate records are kept of all members.  Candidate must have an FASE.  Has served (or is currently serving) as the Chair or Co-Chair of an ASE Standing Committee or Council.
Criteria

Open Board Positions:
In these positions, the directors shall have responsibility for supervision, control and direction of the affairs of the Society, its committees and publications; shall determine its policies of changes therein; shall actively participate in formulating its objectives and in supervising the disbursement of its funds.
Criteria

Leadership Academy Graduate (1-Year Term)
This board position has been designated for a graduate of ASE’s Leadership Academy.

Member at Large (2-Year Term) 4 positions open
This is open to all members of the organization who meet the board criteria.

International Board Member (2-Year Term)
This board position is open to a member who does not reside in the continental United States.  Candidates who have served on an ASE Foundation outreach event or participated in ASE’s International Alliance partner activities have preference.

Past President (2-Year Term)
This board position is open to past presidents who have not previously served in this role.

ASE Council Steering Committees:   July 2021 – June 2023
Council consists of 12 – 15 Member governing body charged with identifying and advancing professional priorities for members with specific clinical or professional interest.  Determined by separate submission process and appointed by the Council.
Criteria

Chair of the Council on Perioperative Echocardiography Steering Committee
Chair of the Council on Pediatric & Congenital Heart Disease Steering Committee