The Membership Committee proposes and develops plans for recruitment of new members, as well as retention and engagement of existing members. It identifies, recommends, and implements activities to increase membership by:
The Policy and Procedure Committee is a designated committee with goals of insuring the ATRN has policies and procedures in place to guide the operation of the organization in alignment with the ATRN Bylaws.
Goals for the Committee:
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Community engagement is “the process of working collaboratively with and through groups of people affiliated by geographic proximity, special interest, or similar situations to address issues affecting the well-being of those people” (CDC, 1997, http://www.cdc.gov/phppo/pce/). Building of trusting researcher-community relationships and attention to community needs and perspectives is important during community-engaged research and in all human subjects research.
Community Engagement Program activities include:
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The Research/Education Committee fosters research in Appalachia, and related research areas to enhance professional and personal development of members by:
Summit Planning Committee
The Summit Planning Committee assists with plans for the Annual Health Summit
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Any questions regarding the ATRN Committees can be directed to our Headquarters Office at email@example.com.