|This committee oversees the revision of the By-laws.
|E. James Petersson
|The Publications Committee maintains active partnerships with professional publishers to promote benefits for the membership, including promotion of the APS-associated journal. In the near-term, this committee needs to research our options with respect to Peptide Science
|Tomi Sawyer, Yvonne Angell, Anna Maria Papini, Amelia Fuller
|This committee oversees the design, maintenance and content creation for the APS website. In the near-term, this committee will launch and provide content for the new website.
|Ron Raines, Wendy Hartsock, Ved Srivastava, Paramjit Arora, and Lars Sahl
|Nominating Committee (2019-2021)
|The Nominating Committee solicits names of potential officers from the APS membership to be included as candidates in the upcoming election. If needed, the committee put forth additional names as required by the bylaws and confirms the final slate of candidates.
|Michael Bertucci, Elizabeth Denton, Jillian Smith-Carpenter, Deanna Long
|The Special Event committee overseas the ad-hoc events to enhance Societies’ value to its members. Organization of events such as (1) Peptide R&D Strategy 20/20: Perspective and Future Vision to discuss the peptide science advancements with small exclusive key opinion/professional leaders around the globe and (2) Peptide Caffe Network event at local geographical regions.
|Tomi Sawyer, Stephen Kent, Natia Tsomaia, and Yvonne Angell
|This committee nominates chairs for each APS award and oversees the awards process. In the near-term, this committee should prepare a report on how to improve the awards process to ensure APS awards recognize meritorious individuals without bias.
|Symposium Schedule Committee (temporary)
|This committee will create a standard Symposium schedule that all future Symposium organizers will use as reference.
|David Chenoweth and Robert Garbaccio
|Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee
|APS is in accord with an initiative from the FASEB to establish a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee. The committee to emphasize diversity, equity, and inclusion and recruitment of designated volunteers to overcome DEI issues, provide resources, or share success stories.
|Amelia Fuller, James Nowick, Carrie Haskell-Luevano, Monika Raj
|This committee maintains relationships with other national and international professional societies. In the near-term, this committee should look into ways to improve benefits to society members through liaisons and partnerships with other societies.
|Ved Srivastava, James Nowick, E. James Petersson, Paramjit Arora
|This committee oversees the sponsorship to support - primarily the societies' activities such as website sponsorship, and of the American Peptide Symposium in collaboration with Symposium Co-Chairs. The chairperson of the committee may modify the team composition as and when needed.
|Wendy Hartsock and Heba Salim
|The Finance Committee performs research relevant to financial decisions, offers advice for financial decisions, and keeps finances transparent and in order. This committee also organizes periodic audits
|Lauren Cline, Joel Schneider, Paramjit Arora, E. James Petersson, Ved Srivastava
|The Student Affairs Committee (SAC)
|The Student Affairs Committee is involved in the organization of events of special interest to students and other peptide researchers in training positions, including the Young Investigator Mini-Symposium, Poster Competition, and Job Fair.
|Emel Adaligil, Michael Bertucci, and James Checco
|Ron Raines, and Gaurav Bhardwaj
|Membership Committee to assist Lauren Cline
|The Membership Committee maintains a roll of active members and enforces policies for adding and removing members. In the near-term, this committee should look into a method for verifying active members, which will help inform what levels of membership we want (with the goal of maximizing one broad category of membership)