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APHA Genomics Forum. Putting the pieces together. Purpose of these meetings. Design structure Determine processes Orient the Forum for the next 3 years Implement a collaborative process for formalizing the Genomics Forum Identify questions for the group at large

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Apha genomics forum

APHA Genomics Forum

Putting the pieces together


Purpose of these meetings

Purpose of these meetings

  • Design structure

  • Determine processes

  • Orient the Forum for the next 3 years

  • Implement a collaborative process for formalizing the Genomics Forum

    • Identify questions for the group at large

    • Poll members on interests, needs, etc.


Dimensions of the genomics forum

Dimensions of the Genomics Forum

  • In relation to APHA

    • (Formal)

  • In relation to potential new members

    • (Informal)

  • In relation to the multiple interests of the membership (current and future)


Process

Process


Day 1 the forum in relation to apha

Day 1 – the Forum in relation to APHA

  • APHA 101

    • What is a Forum?

    • What are the expectations of a Forum?

  • Goals

  • Functions

  • Structures

  • Processes


Day 2 the forum in relation to new members

Day 2 – the Forum in relation to new members

  • How will non-APHA members be engaged?

    • Goals

    • Functions

    • Structure

    • Process


Day 3 getting it right

Day 3 – Getting it right

  • Will the proposed structure address the multiple interests of the Forum?

    • How?

  • Will the proposed procedures meet the needs of the diverse interests and organizations in the forum?

    • Will anyone be left out?

  • Where should we start?

    • How?


Apha genomics forum

Interests

Interests


Apha 101

APHA 101

  • Volunteer organization

  • Governing council

    • Voting members are representatives of:

      • Sections

      • Unaffiliated membership

      • State affiliates

      • Elected members of the Executive Board

      • APHA officers


Apha components

APHA Components

  • Section

  • SPIG (Special Primary Interest Group)*

  • Forum*

  • Caucus

    *New this year.


What can a forum do

What can a Forum do?

  • Sponsor scientific sessions

  • Co-Sponsor scientific sessions

  • E-community

  • Continuing education programming

  • The Nation’s Health

  • Policy (through APHA)

  • Have a business meeting

  • Make noise


The genomics forum

The Genomics Forum

  • Interest Areas

    • Fabulously diverse

  • Mission / Vision

    • Global


Goals based on statement of intent

Goals (based on Statement of Intent)

  • Engage multiple sectors of the public health workforce

  • Represent all APHA Sections

  • Educate the public health workforce

  • Work with existing Sections and SPIGs to promote a broader understanding of genomics and its relevance and impact on public health practice

  • Increase membership in Sections

  • Others??


Functions

Functions

  • Membership

  • Presentations

  • Education

    • Public

    • Workforce

  • Policy

  • Outreach and communication with Sections

  • Oversight


Structures

Structures

  • Committees

    • One Committee / Function?

      • Membership

      • Presentations

      • Policy

      • Education

      • Section Relations

    • Other Committees

      • Executive Committee?

      • Steering Committee

      • Role?


Organization chart

Organization Chart


Processes

Processes

  • Committees defined by function

  • What is their membership?

    • Volunteers

    • Size: Min – Max

    • Exclusion?

  • Rules?

    • Minutes

    • Meeting frequency

  • Roles of leadership?


Wrap up

Wrap-up

  • Proceedings will be posted to the website

  • Listserv will be contacted for

    • General feedback

    • Specific questions?

  • Next meeting:

    • September 26, time TBD (Same?)


Extra slides

EXTRA SLIDES


Where did it start

Where did it start


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