CLSI is looking for volunteers to serve on its consensus committees and subcommittees.
Volunteers selected to participate on a consensus committee or subcommittee will be responsible for assisting with development, oversight, and review of consensus documents. Other responsibilities include:
Consensus committees are seeking representatives who have:
There are currently no calls for volunteers for consensus committees.
There are currently no calls for volunteers for subcommittees.
CLSI requests nominations for volunteers to serve as members and contributors on document development committees for a document revision.
Document Revision (currently CLSI document H56)—Body Fluid Analysis for Cellular Composition
Accurate test results and proper body fluid procedures are essential to appropriate diagnosis of disease and treatment of patients. Some variables may influence test results. Because these variables are loosely defined, inconsistency from one institution to another may exist. This guideline will provide users with recommendations for the collection and transport of body fluids, procedures for the numeration and identification of cellular components, and guidelines for the qualitative and quantitative assessment of body fluids.
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Specific Expertise and Work Experience Needed
Successful completion of a CLSI document is dependent upon the commitment of committee volunteers. Generally, volunteers can expect to spend a minimum of two hours per week on CLSI document development or revision activities. Committee chairholders can expect to spend a minimum of three hours on committee activities per week during the development or revision phase. Specific timelines have been determined for this document revision. If you are unable to participate in committee activities on the development dates scheduled, please reconsider your nomination.
Committee Roles and Essential Duties
Details on the roles and essential duties of committee participants can be found here.
Requirements for Nomination Consideration
All nominees are required to submit the following documentation in order for their nomination to be considered:
Membership/Administrative Fee Requirement
Payment of an annual administrative fee is required for participation on CLSI committees. If you or your organization is a member of CLSI, the annual fee is included in your membership dues; no additional payment is required. For CLSI nonmembers, upon payment of the administrative fee, you will receive a complimentary Individual Associate Membership. More information on CLSI membership can be found here.
Due Date for Submission of Required Documentation
Please submit your preferred role on the committee for consideration when completing the committee volunteer nomination form. Upon receipt of your volunteer nomination form, a disclosure of interests form will be sent to you for completion.
Please submit nominations and required documentation on or before September 8, 2014.
Consensus committee and subcommittee member and advisor appointments are for one year and are made in January. To ensure the continued vitality of the committee and to allow as many CLSI volunteers as are qualified to participate, a portion of the membership of the committee is rotated each year.
Please specify your preferred role on the committee for consideration when completing the committee volunteer nomination form. Upon receipt of your volunteer nomination form, a disclosure of interests form will be sent to you for completion.
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