Committees are among the most important facets of Society life and serve as important member engagement opportunities.
Applications for committee service in 2024 closed March 21, 2023. Nominees will be notified of their application’s status in late summer.
Click on the committee name below to view a committee summary and members.
Showcases and promotes scientific excellence by recommending the recipients of the Society’s awards.
Recommends and carries out activities concerned with the training and career development of ASHG members.
Builds year-round professional education programs to serve members.
Helps to ensure prudent stewardship of the Society’s funds and drive ASHG’s long-term financial health and vision.
Government & Public Advocacy Committee
Proposes and reports on Society policy and advocacy priorities and activities.
Generates investment policy recommendations, and manages and monitors investment activity.
Membership Engagement Committee
Tends, grows, and engages the ASHG member community.
Identifies and develops volunteer leadership to meet the needs of the Society’s vision, strategies, and programs.
Professional Practice & Social Implications Committee
Recommends and carries out activities that help advance genetics and genomics in ways that integrate and embed societal impacts within research goals and practices.
Develops the scientific content of the Annual Meeting and other meetings sponsored by the Society.
Public Education & Awareness Committee
Oversees programs and initiatives to inform, educate, and engage the general public and students.
Working Groups and Task Forces
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force
Engages with all committees around ASHG’s programming to address diversity and inclusion in the genetics and genomics research workforce and in research participation.