Secretary (Two-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. The Secretary will also serve as Co-Editor of Echo Magazine and ASE Publications Committee and serve on the Leadership Academy Selection Task Force.

Criteria for Secretary:

  • Must be an active ASE member and be a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) at time of nomination.
  • Accomplishments in the field should include, but not be limited to, service to the Society, respect/reputation in the profession.
  • Has served (or currently serving) on ASE’s Board of Directors or has served as a Chair or Co-chair of an ASE standing committee, Council, SIG or as JASE/CASE Editor-in-Chief or having served on the ASEF Board or graduated from the ASE Leadership Academy.
  • Officers must agree that they will not participate in paid or unpaid consultancy positions with companies* relative to the cardiovascular field (e.g., device and pharmaceutical companies) or for-profit educational bodies (e.g., cardiovascular web businesses, etc.). Uncompensated services on scientific advisory committees, research support, stock ownership, book royalties, and other permitted relationships should nevertheless be disclosed to ASE and to the public.
  • Officers must agree that they will not serve simultaneously on any other cardiovascular-related organization’s executive committee (as an officer) while serving on ASE’s Executive Committee.
  • Officers must agree that they will not provide testimonials and/or endorsements or participate as speakers or legal witnesses for commercial entities relative to the cardiovascular field (e.g., device and pharmaceutical companies) where that endorsement has not been specifically approved by the Society.
  • Officers must declare any volunteer roles with other associations, societies, or cardiovascular-related organizations where their cardiovascular expertise is utilized.
 *A company is a for-profit entity that develops, produces, markets, or distributes drugs, devices, services, or therapies used to diagnose, treat, monitor, manage, and/or alleviate health conditions.  It is also a for-profit entity that develops, produces or markets products to the medical community including medical journals, educational bodies, etc.