We welcome your ideas and expertise as AACS continues to grow. Interested in becoming more involved? There are several opportunities to contribute:
Join the Marketing Committee
The Marketing Committee builds the AACS brand and image and promotes the Association all year round. It also advertises the annual conference. This Committee develops and recommends to the Board a comprehensive marketing program for enhancing the public profile and recognition of the Association and works on its implementation. The Marketing Committee closely cooperates with several other committees that provide strategic directions, content items, and selected channels for communication. If you are interested in serving on the Marketing Committee, please contact Lubo Popov.
Join the Membership Committee
The Membership Committee develops and proposes strategies to recruit, engage, and retain members. Committee members implement recruitment strategies to reach young sociologists, professional sociologists working in diverse settings, and academics doing applied and clinical sociology. The committee works in collaboration with other Board committees to engage members in ways that build professional community and increase the benefits of membership. If you are interested in serving on the Membership Committee, please contact Melissa Fry.
Join the Professional Development Committee
The Professional Development Committee’s primary task is to provide resources which enhance the knowledge, skills, and employment opportunities of the membership. These resources include, but are not limited to, mentorship, workshops, videos, pedagogy, syllabi, as well as materials and links to information which furthers the membership’s competency. If you are interested in serving on the Professional Development Committee, please contact Jim Tanner.
Join the Student Committee
The purpose of the AACS Student Committee is to engage with undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in Applied and Clinical Sociology. The Student Committee is responsible for enhancing and creating student orientated programs, responding to student needs and feedback, and presenting students with opportunities to broaden their understanding of applied and clinical sociology outside of academe. If you are interested in serving on the Student Committee, please contact Sara Cumming.
Serve on the AACS Board of Directors
In addition to several appointed positions, the AACS Board of Directors includes elected positions such as President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer, and six At-Large Board members. Elections are held annually, and we welcome new Board members! If you are interested in running for a Board position, please contact Michael Fleischer.