Depending on your interests, there are several committees and sub-committees that need your participation within APHA-SA. Feel free to contact the current committee chairs to volunteer.


Action Committee
Promotes public health advocacy by keeping APHA-SA members informed about major public health policy issues as they arise and facilitating transmission of APHA-SA opinions to appropriate decision-makers/legislators.

Advancement Committee
Encourages development of leadership skills, promote networking opportunities with fellow students and public health practitioners, and  facilitates transition into professional roles.

Communications Committee
Oversees and facilitates administrative functions, acting as APHA-SA secretary. It also disseminates information via the newsletter, Web pages, and listservers. The Communications Committee maintains an archive of all official Caucus minutes and correspondence.

Development Committee
Establishes and maintains a strong financial base, supporting administration of all fund raising activities within APHA-SA.

Diversity Committee
Coordinates and implements all efforts to promote the recruitment and maintenance of a diverse APHA-SA student membership and leadership.

Finance Committee
Acts as the treasurer and handles matters of monetary concern, including reimbursements, grants, etc.

Membership Committee
Maintains a current database of APHA-SA members; collaborates with and encourages campus liaisons and student associations in various activities to maintain member involvement with APHA-SA and to recruit new members; coordinates special mailings to new members.

Mentoring (NMP) Committee
Is a national mentoring program pairing Public Health Students with professionals currently in the field.

Nominations and Voting Committee
Organizes voting for new officers within APHA-SA.

Opportunities Committee
Facilitates student access to public health-related job, internship, award and scholarship opportunities.

Programming Committee
Works on APHA-SA's participation within the annual APHA conference.


Abstracts Subcommittee
Facilitates the abstract submission and selection process for the annual APHA conference.

Campus Liaison Program Subcommittee

Newsletter Subcommittee
Edits and produces the quarterly APHA-SA newsletter.

Website Subcommittee
Maintains and updates the website.

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Last Update 03/13/2006 21:35:27 -0500 (EST)