Section Liaisons



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Updated: 02/07/2010



PART III: RESPONSIBILITIES OF SECTION APPOINTED LEADERS


Appointed positions on the Section Council include the Section Action Board, representative and representatives to other APHA-wide boards (such as the Science Board) and committees and Chairs of Section committees.   The purpose and functions of appointive posts of the Statistics Section are described below.

A. Section Liaisons

These are individuals appointed by the Section Council who are qualified to serve in a liaison role between the Section and professional and service organizations. 

A liaison’s functions are:
  • Establish a formal contact for communication between the Section and other organized groups.
  • Interpret the goals of the other organization to the Section and build avenues of communication between it and the Section.
  • Identify similarities of goals and seek a means of coordinating the activities.