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Research Team Sponsors

Individual members of the RC serve as sponsors for research topics that are developed for prioritization by the Board of Advisors. The role of sponsors includes:

  • Lead development of the research topic statement (RTS) as part of an assigned RC team.
  • Present RTS draft to RC for approval.
  • Evaluate PI qualification submittals developing a prioritized short list for full RC review.
  • Assist the Associate Director during Research Team Chair/Vice-Chair selection through review and input on chair nominations.
  • Support the Associate Director of Research in the RT kickoff meeting as requested to ensure team alignment with the RTS.
  • Participate in an annual review of RT progress (via web meeting) as scheduled by the Associate Director for Research and lead discussion on progress of the team.
  • Provide overall feedback to RC upon RT completion and Annual Conference report out.

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