American Diabetes Association Opens Call for National Committees
June 3, 2013
The American Diabetes Association, the nation’s leading voluntary health organization in the fight to Stop Diabetes®, has opened the call for applications for the national committees.
The national committees aid in the accomplishment of the multifaceted work of the Association through the dedication and leadership of its many diverse volunteers. The committee members will play an integral role in the accomplishment of the 2012-2015 Strategic Plan and the advancement of the mission of the Association.
Applications are being accepted for the following committees:
- Adult Strategies
- Community & Volunteer Development
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Education Recognition Program
- Income Development
- Professional Practice
- Research Policy
- Scientific & Medical Programs Oversight
- Scientific Sessions Meeting Planning
- Youth Strategies
Applications for the national committees will be received now through July 11, 2013.
About the American Diabetes Association
More than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and every 23 seconds another person is diagnosed with diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (Association) is the global authority on diabetes and since 1940 has been committed to its mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. To tackle this global public health crisis, the Association drives discovery in research to treat, manage and prevent all types of diabetes, as well as to search for cures; raises voice to the urgency of the diabetes epidemic; and provides support and advocacy for people living with diabetes, those at risk of developing diabetes and the health care professionals who serve them. For more information, please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETESS (1-800-342-2383) or visit diabetes.org. Information from both of these sources is available in English and Spanish. Find us on Facebook (American Diabetes Association), Twitter (@AmDiabetesAssn) and Instagram (@AmDiabetesAssn)