EMARC Leadership Information

Vice-Chair Nominations Criteria

The Vice-Chair will be expected to:

  • Make a serious commitment to EMARC matters for the entire one-year term and two-year commitment.
  • Regularly attend EMARC meetings and conference calls.
  • Regularly attend the CORD Board of Directors meetings and important related meetings and participate in CORD Board conference calls. 
  • Participate actively in EMARC committee work.
  • Volunteer for and willingly accept assignments. Follow through projects to timely and thorough completion.
  • Be informed on current EMARC and CORD issues and topics of discussion, prepare thoroughly for meetings, and review, and comment on reports.
  • Actively participate in the CORD Board's annual strategic planning.
  • Act as an ambassador for EMARC, representing the organization's mission to membership, other emergency medicine organizations, and when serving as the Vice-Chair during interactions in public. 

Qualifications for Vice-Chair:

  • Must have general qualifications listed above.
  • Must be a current or past Program Coordinator or Manager.
  • Must be a current EMARC/CORD member.
  • This position is a two (2) year commitment. 
    • 1st-year Chair-Elect
    • 2nd-year Chair

CORD Board of Directors Meetings

The CORD Board of Directors have required monthly 2-hour conference calls (the second Thursday of every month) and the following in-person meetings:

  • 2020 CORD Academic Assembly NYC-Board Meeting: March 7, 2020, Academic Assembly Conference: March 7 - March 11, 2020 
  • 2020 ACEP Scientific Assembly  Dallas- Board Meeting: October 27, 2020
  • 2020 CORD Board Retreat - Date and Venue to be Determined (Anticipate 2 1/2 Days between mid-August/mid-September)
  • 2021 CORD Academic Assembly New Orleans - Board Meeting: April 10, 2021, Academic Assembly Conference: April 11-15, 2021

Vice-Chair Duties and Responsibilities

Purpose: To assume the duties and responsibilities of the Chair in his/her absence. Work closely with the Chair to become familiar with the duties and responsibilities of the Chair’s position. Assume the office of Chair when the Chair is unavailable.

  • Attend meetings for EMARC and CORD Board of Directors
  • Act as a liaison to CORD Board of Directors and report back to EMARC
  • Work closely with the Chair to become familiar with the duties and responsibilities of the Chair’s position.
  • Assume the office of Chair when the Chair is unavailable.
  • Chair any of the ad hoc committees, which may be formed to carry out the responsibilities of the Executive Committee.
  • Fill the unexpired term of a Chair who resigns or otherwise leaves per the guidelines in the Structure section

Rationale: This role is important to ensure the orderly transition of Executive Committee leadership. To be adequately prepared he/she will work closely with the Chair. The Vice-Chair must be familiar with the Executive Committee’s various projects and the work of the standing/ad hoc committees in the event that he/she must take over the duties of the Chair.

Chair Duties and Responsibilities

Purpose: To lead EMARC as the principal elected member of EMARC.

  • Work with CORD to see that all orders and resolutions of the membership are carried out.
  • Coordinate the work of the members of the standing/ad hoc committees.
  • Call special meetings as the need arises.
  • Facilitate EMARC decision making.
  • Develop a positive working relationship with CORD.
  • Act as an official spokesperson for EMARC and report back to the membership
  • Work with the Membership/Newsletter Committee to recruit new members.
  • Foster a sense of team spirit in EMARC
  • Complete and submit all sub-committee Chairs’ requests for project funds by utilizing CORDS’ online Project Request Form.

Rationale: The Chair’s main responsibilities are to work with members to ensure EMARC continues to evolve.

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