MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Erin OBrien

Chair: Erin O'Brien, MD FARS

Committee Charge

The Duties of the Membership Committee include:

  1. Actively recruit new members
  2. Assist in maintaining existing membership
  3. Assess membership needs through instruments such as questionnaires or other methods suggested by the Board, and communicate the members needs to the Board.
  4. Seek new ways to add value to Membership.
  5. Mail "call for papers" for the fall and spring meetings to the Chairs of Otolaryngology department with Otolaryngology Training Programs approximately 3 months in advance of the abstract deadlines that are March 15th and November 1st of each year. This mailing will include an announcement for Awards and Grants available through this Society.
  6. Conduct a semi-annual mailing to all residency program directors requesting assistance with resident recruitment to our society.
  7. The Membership Committee Chairperson shall be a member of the Newsletter Committee.

The duties of the membership committee shall be to review and approve applicants for Society membership in all categories except Fellow. For Fellow applicants, the committee shall review and certify Fellowship eligibility and submit the list of new applicants to the Board for consideration of election to the Society. The chairman of the Committee will coordinate review of applications by Committee members and will notify the Secretary when applicants have been approved.


Committee Members

  • David Beahm
  • Daniel Beswick
  • Robert Bridge
  • David Caradonna
  • John Clinger
  • Adam Folbe
  • Andrea Hebert
  • Ellisa Illing
  • Jeb Justice
  • Cristine Klatt-Cromwell
  • Anna Knisely
  • Patricia Loftus
  • Mindy Rabinowitz
  • Rachel Roditi
  • Paul Russell
  • Madeleine Schaberg
  • Roy Thomas
  • Brian Thorp
  • William Yao