Executive Committee – The Executive Committee is comprised of the Officers of the SMRT, one (1) at-large Member of the Policy Board chosen by the President, and the Executive Liaison.
Policy Board – The Policy Board has the authority to establish and implement policies and programs for the SMRT, subject to any limitations and restrictions established from time to time by the Affiliated Section Committee.
Education Core Focus Area
Annual Meeting Program Committee – The Annual Meeting Program Committee is responsible for the organization of the teaching and scientific program the technologists/radiographers at the Annual Meeting of the ISMRM-SMRT. They invite speakers, recruit moderators, and oversee the Program at the Annual Meeting. Term for this committee is 1 year.
Abstract Committee – The Abstract Committee is responsible for the oversight of the entire SMRT abstract submission, vetting and acceptance process. In addition, it selects the President’s Award, John A. Koveleski Award, Proffered Paper and Poster Award winners. Term for this committee is 1 year.
Online Learning Committee – The Online Learning Committee is responsible for the identification of appropriate new and existing topics/content that can be delivered via an online medium, such as webinars, podcasts, re-purposed content, etc. It oversees the Teaching Academy and Accreditation Zone Task Forces. Term for this committee is 1 year.
Safety Committee – The Safety Committee is responsible for the collection and dissemination of resources and educational content related to MR safety. They manage the joint ISMRM/SMRT MR safety web page in conjunction with the ISMRM Safety Committee. Term for this committee is 3 years.
Virtual Meeting Program Committee – The Virtual Meeting Program Committee is responsible for organizing meetings that provide educational and scientific content delivered by MR experts, throughout the year. The virtual meetings may be in collaboration with ISMRM Study Groups, or other organizations, ranging across all time zones. Term for this committee is 1-year.
Membership Core Focus Area
Divisions Committee – The Divisions Committee is responsible reviewing the educational content for each Division meeting program to identify knowledge gaps and to offer recommendations based on existing SMRT educational content. Term for this committee is 1 year.
Membership Committee – The Membership Committee develops and implements strategies for ensuring a broad Membership base for the SMRT within the community of persons who share the stated purposes of the SMRT. This Committee reviews all disputed applications for resolution. Term for this committee is 1 year.
National Chapters Committee – The Chapters Committee provides a direct path of communication between the chapters and the SMRT Policy Board. Responsibilities include distribution of SMRT information pertaining to membership, communicating on-going changes and development of the SMRT. Term for this committee is 1 year.
Global Relations Core Focus Area
Global Relations Committee – The Global Relations Committee is responsible for liaising with governments at all levels, relationships with other professional and ethical societies, with industry (except for those immediate issues of seeking financial support) and with the public at large. In addition, it oversees the process of awarding SMRT Travel Scholarships. Term for this committee is 1 year.
Marketing Committee – The Marketing Committee is responsible for identifying new promotional strategies to market the SMRT globally. Term for this committee is 1 year.
Administration Core Focus Area
Awards Committee – The Awards Committee is responsible for the selection of the Awards bestowed by the Society, including the Crues-Kressel Award, Honorary Member of the Society, Distinguished Service Award, and Fellow of the Society as well as determining the winner of the ARRT/SMRT Educational Grant. Term for this committee is 1 year.
Finance Committee – The SMRT Finance Committee shall be charged with assisting in the supervision and control of the SMRT’s financial operations which are delegated to the Treasurer. It shall be responsible, under the Treasurer who shall be its Chair, for the preparation of accounts, the supervision of the management of the SMRT’s assets and such other financial operations as are proper for a non-profit organization. The Finance Committee, either itself, or through a sub-Committee shall also be responsible for the raising of financial support for all the SMRT’s activities. Term for this committee is 1 year.
Governance Committee – for reviewing the current governance and organizational structure of the SMRT in context with the Strategic Plan. The committee reviews all task force committees, ad-hoc committees and sub committees to evaluate their placement and effectiveness within their specified Core Focus Area. Term for this committee is 1 year.
Nominating Committee – The Nominating Committee is responsible for providing all SMRT members with the number of open at-large positions on the Policy Board and invites the submission of nominations for open at-large positions on the Policy Board and President-Elect of the SMRT. Term for this committee is 1 year.