The ASDA Council on Communications is appointed for a year-long term by the Board of Trustees and is responsible for creating and disseminating information via various media channels. The council reviews content on the ASDA website and guides digital initiatives. Members act as a resource for and promote chapter communication efforts.

The council comprises one chair, two council associates and two video production managers: 

  • The council chair supervises and directs the activities of the council and facilitates council meetings. The chair manages communications between ASDA’s leadership and membership.
  • Council associates serve as members of the council and participate in all council activities. 
  • Video production managers film and produce videos that advance the goals of the council, strategic plan and House of Delegate resolutions.

Council on Communications Chair

Term Length: Annual Session 2019 - Annual Session 2020

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be an active predoctoral member at the time of application and throughout the term of office.
  2. Must be able to attend all required meetings listed below and conference calls when necessary. 
  3. Will complete projects or resolutions assigned by the House of Delegates or Board of Trustees.
  4. Must be able to complete assignments and responsibilities by established deadlines.
  5. Experience serving on the Council on Communications is strongly preferred
Meetings

Must attend and actively participate in the following meetings (Click here for exact dates):

  • ASDA Annual Sessions, 2019 and 2020 (Date TBD)
  • Spring Council Meeting 2019
  • Fall Council Meeting 2019
  • National Leadership Conference 2019
Responsibilities

Digital initiatives strategy

  • Works closely with staff to oversee all digital initiatives including ASDA’s website, videos and social media presence.
  • Acts as a resource for chapter communication efforts (e.g., chapter newsletters and websites).
  • Reviews and assists developing content for the ASDA website.
  • Reviews and approves all videos produced by the video production managers. 
Wellness strategy 

  • Works closely with staff to monitor chapter wellness activities. 
  • Oversees Wellness Month initiatives.  
Council management 

  • Supervises the activities of the Council on Communications.
  • Approves all council meeting agendas and minutes.
  • Mentors council associates.
  • Assists with orientation and transition of new council members.
  • Judges Gold Crown Media Award submissions and sits on the Media Awards Judging Committee at Annual Session.

Council on Communications Associate

Term Length: Annual Session 2019 - Annual Session 2020

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be an active predoctoral member at the time of application and throughout the term of office.
  2. Must be able to attend all required meetings listed below and conference calls when necessary.
  3. Will complete projects or resolutions assigned by the House of Delegates or Board of Trustees.
  4. Must be able to complete assignments and responsibilities by established deadlines.
Meetings

Must attend and actively participate in the following meetings (Click here for exact dates):

  • Spring Council Meeting 2019
  • Fall Council Meeting 2019
Responsibilities 

Digital initiatives strategy

  • Works closely with staff on all digital initiatives including ASDA’s website, videos and social media presence.
  • Acts as a resource for chapter communication efforts (e.g. chapter newsletters and websites).
  • Reviews and assists developing content for the ASDA website.
Wellness strategy 

  • Works closely with staff to monitor chapter wellness activities. 
  • Oversees Wellness Month initiatives.  

Video Production Manager

Term Length: Annual Session 2019 - Annual Session 2020

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be an active predoctoral member at the time of application and throughout the term of office.
  2. Must be able to attend all required meetings listed below and conference calls when necessary. 
  3. Will complete projects or resolutions assigned by the House of Delegates or Board of Trustees.
  4. Must complete assignments and responsibilities by established deadlines.
  5. Must have access to video equipment and editing software. These will not be provided by ASDA.
Meetings

Must attend and actively participate in the following meetings (Click here for exact dates):

  • Spring Council Meeting 2019
  • Fall Council Meeting 2019
  • National Leadership Conference 2019
  • ASDA Annual Session 2020 (Date TBD)
Responsibilities

Digital initiatives strategy

  • Works closely with staff on all digital initiatives including ASDA’s website, videos and social media presence.
  • Acts as a resource for chapter communication efforts (e.g., chapter newsletters and websites).
  • Reviews and assists developing content for the ASDA website.
Video production

  • Produces 3-4 videos as assigned by chair during term.
  • Manages pre- and post-production of each video.   
Wellness strategy 

  • Works closely with staff to monitor chapter wellness activities. 
  • Oversees Wellness Month initiatives.