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Want to be more involved in BBANYS governance? Want to help build programs, events, and information sources to benefit yourself and others in blood banking and transfusion medicine? Learn more about each of the committees below, then click "Volunteer" to let us know which committee(s) you're most interested in. Help us help each other!

 Education Committee

The Education Committee develops and plans educational member benefits such as webinars, podcasts, regional meetings, etc.

  • Webinars – free to members, these series occur in the spring and fall
  • Regional Half-Day Seminars – held in areas not geographically near the Annual Meeting
  • Monthly Podcasts – created to supplement other BBANYS education and enhance the website education library
  • Journal Club – literature review and discussion of a hot topic in transfusion medicine and blood banking
  • Town Halls – Q & A sessions addressing current issues in the profession

     Marketing, Communications & Sponsorship Committee

    The Marketing, Communications & Sponsorship Committee oversees management and development of the following:

    • Website Review – coordinate with other committees to each review their own website content
    • Social Media Sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) – develop and coordinate posting schedules
    • Newsletter – BBANYS Quarterly, primarily focused on technical articles, member spotlights, etc.
    • Monthly E-Blast Updates – sent at the beginning of each month highlighting upcoming activities
    • Sponsorship & Advertising Programs – primarily promoted for the Annual Meetings with benefits year-round

     Membership/Nominations Committee

    The Membership/Nominations Committee develops policies and programs to help BBANYS membership grow and remain a vital organization. The committee is also responsible for recruiting nominees to fill open Board positions. These are some of this committee’s responsibilities:

    • Mentorship Program – assist those new to the profession by sharing your expertise
    • Young Professionals Program – coordinate social and networking events for young professional residents and medical technologists to discuss career development
    • Help develop and review member benefits driving member recruitment and retention
    • Work with the Marketing, Communications & Sponsorship Committee on a social media plan for member recruitment and engagement
    • Coordinate the Barb Gonnella Fostering Future Leaders Award

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