Committees are among the most important facets of Society life and serve as important member engagement opportunities. The application and nomination form for 2022 committee service will open in late January 2021 and remain open through early March. Members will be notified via email when the form is live.
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.
Helps to ensure prudent stewardship of the Society’s funds and drive ASHG’s long-term financial health and vision.
Proposes and reports on Society policy and advocacy priorities and activities.
Generates investment policy recommendations, and manages and monitors investment activity.
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.
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.
Oversees programs and initiatives to inform, educate, and engage the general public and students.
Working Groups and Task Forces
Engages with all committees around ASHG’s programming to address diversity and inclusion in the genetics and genomics research workforce and in research participation.
Builds year-round professional education programs to serve members.