Terms of Reference

The purpose of this Board is to stimulate activities on matters pertaining to the interests and development of early career professionals; to consult with other Boards and Committees on such matters; to keep the Membership Committee advised on ways to stimulate and maintain early career professional membership; to facilitate an increase in early career professional participation in both local and national AMS membership; to serve as a resource for the development of early career professionals; to serve as a platform for early career professional involvement in other Boards, Committees, Commissions, meetings, and other appropriate activities. To consist of ten to twelve members including a chair and chair-elect, each for a (potentially renewable) term of three years, with appointments staggered as necessary. Board membership shall include representatives from all sectors of the Society, while including an appropriate balance of early- to mid-career professionals. For the purpose of the Board, early career professionals are defined as those within ten years of having earned their highest degree or are under 40 years of age when appointed. Strong consideration will be given to those who have been active at both the national and local chapter Society levels.