Get Involved Today - Join a Committee
We truly appreciate our volunteers who are generously lending us their time, talents and expertise to propel the mission of APOS forward. These leaders within APOS and the field of psychosocial oncology are making an incredible impact in the field. Our committees give members the opportunity to serve at a greater level and contribute to the growth and future success of APOS! Opportunities for involvement are as follows:
Committee Director: Marie Barnett, PhD
Purpose: Raise the profile of APOS and psychosocial oncology in media, with public, with healthcare professionals. Oversee website, social media, member newsletter content.
Development & Strategic Partnerships Committee
Committee Director: Beth Dixon, PsyD
Purpose: Identify and develop key relationships, programs and fundraising initiatives to build the financial security of APOS both short and long term.
Committee Director: Justin Yopp, PhD
Purpose: Recruit and retain members and review membership applications and recommend members for Board approval.
Committee Director: Tamryn Gray, MPH, PhD, RN
Purpose: Increase participation of early career, ethnic minority and other under-represented/ marginalized groups in APOS meetings, mentoring, and other activities.
Professional Education Committee
Committee Director: Meagan Dwyer, PhD
Purpose: Develop psycho-social oncology professional development activities e.g., webinar series, APOS Pre-Conference Education Day, and core curriculum.
Committee Director: Jamie Jacobs, PhD
Purpose: Oversee design of any research projects that may affect APOS members.