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Announcing! Seeking nominations for Steering Committee positions for Adults and Youth/Young Adults


      The Network for LGBT Health Equity is now accepting nomination to fill two positions on its 13 member Steering Committee. Please note that one of the two positions is designated as a youth/young adult position, and applicants must be between 18-24 years old.

The purpose of the committee is to provide multidisciplinary input and guidance on activities for the Network. Members will participate by sharing information regarding tobacco and other LGBT health disparity opportunities, providing input on National Network efforts, and considering strategic policy enhancements that further LGBT health disparity work at their organizations.  

Responsibilities:

  •  Attend regularly scheduled phone meetings (generally once or twice a month)
  • Attend one in-person meetings per year (paid for by the Network)
  • Review and give feedback on policy, direction, and strategic planning of Network Activities
  • Strategize effective ways to increase Network visibility, organizational outreach, and membership
  • Identify and increase the engagement of subgroups within the LGBT community (i.e., youth, rural, elder, etc)
  • Support and enhance the goals and objectives of the Network in a changing environment
  • Engage agency/coalition groups on pertinent issues/opportunities and report back to the Committee

If you are interested in nominating an individual or yourself for the committee the following is required (please send CV/Resume and Statement of Interest to lgbthealthequity@gmail.com):

  • Current copy of the individual’s CV or Resume
  • Statement of Interest from the nominee (maximum of 250 words and must be completed by the nominee)
  • Complete an online application questionnaire (must be completed by the nominee)

The Youth/Young Adult Nomination process is slightly varied.  

If you are interested in nominating a youth/young adult member or you are a youth/young adult and you would like to apply to be on the committee, click here to fill out the Youth/Young Adult Steering Committee Application form online. Youth/young adults can still be nominated or apply through the general nominations process (candidacy will not be affected by either application) and would follow the same guidelines by submitting the following: 

All Nominations must be submitted on or before April 16th, 2012 by 3PM EST

To: lgbthealthequity@gmail.com Subject: Steering Committee Nomination 

You will receive a confirmation email within 2 working days of your email nomination. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 2 working days, please resend and call 617.927.6452 to ensure delivery. If you are submitting a nomination on the due date and have not received a confirmation by 4PM EST please call 617.927.6452 before 5PM EST to resend or confirm delivery. Nominations received after 4/16/2012 at 3PM EST will not be accepted.
We look forward to reviewing your applications. Please feel free to forward and/or contact us with any questions.
 
Thank you,
Network Steering Committee and Staff

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