Interested in helping to move the profession forward? You may be interested in becoming a member of the CAMRT’s Advocacy Advisory Council.
The CAMRT is currently seeking members from all disciplines to apply for this committee.
Role of the AAC member
The AAC is instrumental in providing advice and expertise on the CAMRT advocacy plan and its effective implementation, as well other initiatives to strengthen the identity, position and voice of the medical radiation technology profession.
Each member of the council serves on the AAC for a period of two years. There is one face-to-face meeting each year, with teleconferences as required.
The role of the AAC is to:
- Assist in the identification and assessment of emerging political issues affecting and influencing MRT practice and health care
- Consult on submissions to government(s) on significant issues affecting and influencing MRT practice and health care
- Assist with the annual review and updating of the government relations component of the CAMRT advocacy plan
- Collaborate with provincial organizations on government relations strategies at a local level as appropriate
- Assist with the annual review and update of CAMRT advocacy tool
Those putting their names forward should be:
- A member of CAMRT
- Knowledgeable in, and comfortable representing, their respective modality and/or area(s) of expertise in committee discussions
- Experienced with advocacy initiatives in their professional association(s), workplace, community or special interest groups
Prior volunteer experience in CAMRT or provincial associations is an asset.
CAMRT members with relevant experience and an interest in contributing to the advancement of the medical radiation technology profession through effective advocacy are invited to forward a brief statement outlining their interests and applicable experience, together with a copy of their CV by September 30th, 2017 to Christopher Topham, Director, Advocacy, Communications, at email@example.com.