Catalyst: Volunteer

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 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

Last fall I had the opportunity to hear a colleague discuss her career progression. She spoke primarily about the impact that mentoring had on her journey. This made me ponder my career path and the impact that others had on my ability to develop as a research administrator.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Leadership, Volunteer

by on February 6, 2019

Start making your plans to join us for Research Management Architecture and All That Jazz at the Hyatt Centric Magnificent Mile in beautiful downtown Chicago, April 28-May 1, 2019.... Read more

Tagged with: Education, Midwest Section, Northeast Section, Professional Development, Programs, Volunteer

by on February 6, 2019

Are you seeking a better understanding of the purpose of SRA International, its members, how the executive team of Sections and Chapters are elected, how meetings are conducted and what officer the organizations will have to operate?... Read more

Tagged with: Midwest Section, 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 Debra Schaller-Demers on February 6, 2019

SRA International members rock! As research management and administration professionals, they never stop improving, learning, achieving, or earning new heights of success. We love sharing good news and offering a well-deserved slap on the back for recent personal and/or professional achievement. In keeping with that sentiment, please join us as we congratulate Annedorte Vad for completing a Masters Degree in Public Governance.... Read more

Tagged with: International Section, Kudos Korner, Leadership, Volunteer