Volunteer Opportunities: Committees

Committees are an important part of PRIM&R’s leadership. Committee seats are announced as they become open. To find out if a particular committee is accepting applicants, check out your most recent issue of PRIM&R This Week or the PRIM&R Member Newsletter. Please note, most committee calls for applicants are open near the end of each calendar year.

Diversity Advisory Group Member

The Diversity Advisory Group is a volunteer body that advises the PRIM&R staff on strategies for fostering a diverse membership community and works to raise the profile of diversity as an issue that matters to the broader research oversight field. This advisory group is tasked with:

  • Participating in approximately four conference calls per year
  • Working with staff throughout the year to develop policies and initiatives that support the growth and development of PRIM&R's diversity efforts
  • Attending diversity-related sessions and events at conferences

Estimated time commitment: One to three hours per month

Membership Committee Member

The Membership Committee, a programmatic committee of PRIM&R’s Board of Directors, is charged with cultivating leaders from within the membership. Committee members participate in conference calls, meet up at PRIM&R conferences, and correspond via email throughout the year to strategize ways to improve member benefits and grow the membership community. In addition, committee members agree to:

  • Complete a three-year term
  • Participate in approximately six conference calls per year
  • Work with staff to develop policies and initiatives that support the growth and development of PRIM&R’s membership
  • Attend membership-related events at conferences
  • Review applications for PRIM&R’s Regional Connections Program

Estimated time commitment: One to three hours per month

If you have a question, please contact the membership team at membership@primr.org.