SNO Committees

 

SNO Audit Committee
Mission: The Audit Committee has the responsibility of overseeing annual internal audit of the Society’s financial affairs, and conveying the audit to the President and the Board, who may approve review of the audit by external committees as needed. The committee shall also advise and make recommendations to the Board of Directors based on findings of such audits. The Audit Committee members shall serve a two-year term and such term may be renewable at the discretion of the President. 
Membership: The Audit Committee Chair, SNO Vice President and the Secretary-Treasurer. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. 
Chair: James Perry
 
 
SNO Awards Committee
Mission: The Awards Committee develops criteria for all SNO meeting awards, annually reviews meeting award candidates, and forwards to the Board a list of awards and award recipients to be honored at the Annual Meeting.
Membership: The Awards Committee Chair, the Scientific Program Chair(s) and other members as appointed by the SNO President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. 
Co-Chairs: Susan Chang, Eva Galanis, Daphne Haas-Kogan
 
 
SNO Bylaws Committee
Mission: The Bylaws Committee reviews the Bylaws annually and makes recommendations for revision as necessary. Members of this committee shall review any proposed changes and advise the Board of Directors on proposed revisions. 
Membership: The Bylaws Committee Chair, and two other members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director, Chief Administrative Officer, and the Secretary/Treasurer. 
Chair: Jeffrey Wefel
 
 
SNO Communications Committee
Mission: The Communications Committee is responsible for the news section of the Society’s official journal and the Society’s newsletter, and has the responsibility of advising the Board of Directors on the Society’s internal and external communications.  
Membership: The Communications Committee Chair(s) and other members as appointed by the President. Ex officio:SNO President, Executive Director, the Chief Administrative Officer, and the Secretary/Treasurer. 
Co-Chairs: Alireza Mansouri, Jennie Taylor
 
 
SNO Education/CME Committee
Mission: The Education Committee advises the Board and administrative staff regarding the direction and implementation of the long-term education and training goals of the Society for Neuro-Oncology. Committee members shall serve a two-year term and such term may be renewable at the discretion of the President.
Co-Chairs: Patrick Wen, Isabel Arrillaga-Romany


The External Relations Committee
Mission: The External Relations Committee shall evaluate and provide guidance to the Board regarding initiatives and programs between SNO and external organizations such as sister membership societies, nonprofit associations and continuing medical education providers.
Membership: The External Relations Committee Chair(s)
Chair: Erin Dunbar, Vinay Puduvalli


SNO Fellowship Match Committee
Mission: The Fellowship Match Committee is responsible for developing and applying codes of conduct for fellowship programs, developing and applying codes of conduct for residents, developing match participation agreements, and other actions as necessary to ensure the operations of an effective fellowship matching program.  The Fellowship Match Committee members shall serve a two-year term and such term may be renewable at the discretion of the President.
Co-Chairs: Maciej Mrugala, Leia Nghiemphu, Scott Plotkin
 
 
SNO Future Sites Committee
Mission: The Future Site Committee reviews potential sites and hotel proposals for future meetings, evaluates size and appropriateness of meeting space, availability and quality of sleeping rooms, proposed room rates, and recommends to the Board the most appropriate venue.
Membership: The Communications Committee Chair(s) and other members as appointed by the President. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. 
Temporarily Inactive
 
 
SNO Guidelines and Reported Outcomes Committee
Mission: The Guidelines and Reported Outcomes Committee is responsible for the evaluation of internally and externally produced clinical practice guidelines of potential relevance to neuro-oncology practice and recommending approval or revisions before consideration by the Board. 
Membership: The Guidelines and Reported Outcomes Committee Chair(s), the Secretary/Treasurer (ex officio) and other members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer.
Co-Chairs: Louis Burt Nabors
 
 
SNO International Outreach Committee
Mission: The International Outreach committee has the responsibility of advising and making recommendations to the Board of Directors on international affairs, promoting international membership, and develops the criteria and review candidates for SNO international outreach travel grants and fellowships.
Membership: The Chair(s) of the International Outreach Committee and other representative international members recommended by the Chair or President. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer.
Co-Chairs: James Balogun, Zarnie Lwin
 

SNO Annual Meeting Committee
Mission: The Annual Meeting Committee supervises and coordinates all aspects of the next SNO Scientific Meeting and Education Day.
Membership: The Scientific Program Chair, Education Day Chair, the immediate past Chairs of the Annual Meeting Committee and other members representing each of the SNO specialty areas. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer.
2020 Scientific Meeting Co-Chairs: Monika Hegi, Michael Lim, Farshad Nassiri, David Schiff
Education Day Co-Chairs: Susan Bell, Maureen Daniels, Daniel de Carvalho, Houtan Noushmehr, Susan Short
 
 
SNO Membership Committee
Mission: The Membership Committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors concerning efforts to promote and increase membership in Society.  The committee also reviews and votes on all applicants for membership and may evaluate a member's professional conduct as requested by a majority of the Board of Directors.
Membership: The Membership Committee Chair and four SNO members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. 
Co-Chairs: Sameer Agnihotri, John de Groot, Rohan Ramakrishna, Alissa Thomas
 
 
SNO Public Policy Committee
Mission: The SNO Public Policy Committee shall advise the Board on legislative, regulatory and advocacy issues that may impact or be of interest to the SNO membership. The committee shall evaluate and recommend official position statements and act as a conduit for enquiries of a public policy nature from external constituencies.
Membership: The Public Policy Committee Chair, Chair, the Secretary/Treasurer (ex officio) and other members as appointed by the president. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director, Chief Administrative Officer.
Co-Chairs: Tracy Batchelor, Raymond Sawaya
 
 
SNO Website and Technology Committee
Mission: The Website Committee has the responsibility of coordinating and overseeing the Society’s official website. 
Membership: The Membership Committee Chair and other members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. 
Chair: Erik Sulman
 
 
The Wellness Committee
Mission: The Wellness Committee shall have the responsibility of recommending initiatives and programs to the Board of Directors that contribute to the improvement in wellness and work/life balance amongst the SNO membership.
Members: The Wellness Committee Chair(s) and other members as required.
Co-Chairs: Alvina Acquaye, Terri Armstrong
 
 
Women in Neurooncology Committee (WiN)
Mission: The Women in Neurooncology Committee shall recommend to the Board initiatives and programs that contribute to the advancement of the careers of women members of SNO.
Membership: The Women in Neurooncology Committee Chair(s) and other members as required
Co-Chairs: Priscilla Brastianos, Alyx Porter Umphrey
 
 
SNO Young Investigators Committee
Mission: The Young Investigators Committee has the responsibility of advising the Board of Directors on issues pertaining to graduate students, residents, fellows and members within the first five years of their initial clinical or academic appointment. The Young Investigators Committee shall also have the responsibility of coordinating the SNO Grant Review initiative.  
Membership: The Young Investigators Committee shall consist of the Young Investigators Committee Chair and other members and other members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. 
Co-Chairs: Milan ChhedaEudocia Lee
 

History Committee - SNO Historian

The SNO Historian shall be appointed by the President and shall maintain and update the historical archives of the Society. A report will be generated by the Historian each year. The Historian shall serve a two-year term and such term may be renewable at the discretion of the President.
Co-Chairs: Vinay Puduvalli, Monica Venere


Pre-Conference Chairs (ad hoc committee)
Albert Kim, Kyle Walsh

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