Catalyst: Membership

by Bruce Steinert on March 7, 2019

he Board of Directors and Executive Committee met February 22-24 at the Executive Office in Arlington, VA. Kim Carter, SRAI President, reported that there has been good progress on strategic initiatives to: expand volunteer activities; enhance the use of technology in educational and operational settings; develop credentialing programs; increase membership, particularly in the international arena; streamline society operations; and increase financial reserves.... Read more

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by on March 7, 2019

Cohort 3 of the Journal of Research Administration (JRA) Author Fellowship Program (AFP) has now begun. The fellowships run for six months from mid-January to mid-July, and each fellow is paired with an experienced peer advisor in order to help increase their confidence and capacity to author a peer-reviewed article in the field of research management and administration.... Read more

Tagged with: Education, Insights, Leadership, Membership

by Debra Schaller-Demers on March 7, 2019

SRA International members rock! As research management and administration professionals, they never stop improving, learning, achieving, or earning new heights of success.... Read more

Tagged with: Kudos Korner, Leadership, Membership

by on February 7, 2019

I advanced my career from a bookkeeper for a department to two directorships of research, consulting, and now in the sunset of my career into the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. I learned about teamwork and leadership. I learned how to present.... Read more

Tagged with: Allegheny Chapter, Membership, Michigan Chapter, Midwest Section, Networking, Ohio Chapter, Volunteer

by on February 6, 2019

First-hand experience from the first awardee of the RAMP scholarship Nana Oye Akuffo and the representative of the US institution that welcomed Nana in the US. The RAMP scholarships support opportunities for knowledge exchange through cross-border and cross-sector mobility of research administrators, to better prepare SRAI members for current and future societal challenges.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, International Section, Membership, Networking, Volunteer

by on February 6, 2019

Are you planning to attend the 2019 Western/Southern Section Meeting? It’s in sunny San Diego! Take a break from the cold weather and snow to join us March 10-13. What? Haven’t you registered yet? Stop everything you are doing and register right now today!... Read more

Tagged with: Education, Membership, Networking, Professional Development, Research Administration, Southern Section, Volunteer, Western Section

by on February 6, 2019

It’s 2019, and the Membership Committee is off and running. We have had a lot of changes that I am incredibly excited to share with you.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Networking, Volunteer

by on January 9, 2019

The goal of the JRA Author Fellowship Program is to increase the confidence, capacity, and willingness of research administrators to serve the field and share their expertise as peer-reviewed journal authors. Each prospective author (Fellow) is paired with a published Peer Advisor for a six-month fellowship.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Membership, Professional Development

by SRA International on January 9, 2019

We welcome the new President of our Sister Society DARMA, SRAI's own Annedorte Vad.... Read more

Tagged with: International Section, Leadership, Membership, Partner Societies