The American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) invites members to serve on a standing committee. The success of the AAST is due largely to volunteer committee members who provide an invaluable service to the association. By contributing through diverse activities and projects, standing committees assist the organization in advancing and promoting the sleep technology profession. The AAST has 6 Standing Committees that Members can serve on. Their madates are as follows:
Membership and Communication Committee The mandate of the Membership & Communications Committee is to evaluate and promote the value of AAST membership, recommend ideas to attract new members, and suggest programs to retain existing members and enhance membership benefits. The committee will plan and develop the theme and materials for Sleep Technologist Appreciation Week. This committee is also responsible for developing social media content and outreach.
Program Committee The mandate of the Program Committee is to prepare the educational program for the AAST Annual Meeting, and courses that meet the training and continuing education needs of the sleep profession. The committee is responsible for developing programs under the direction and guidance of the AAST Board of Directors.
CEC Accreditation Committee The mandate of the CEC Accreditation Committee is to review and recommend CE credits for sleep educational activities, including courses, lectures, workshops and computer based learning activities ensuring that all meet high standards and fulfill the CEC Program criteria approved by the AAST Board of Directors.
The committee is responsible for monitoring the CEC Program standards and procedures and recommending changes to ensure that high quality educational programs are accredited by the AAST in accordance with credentialing organization requirements for recertification.
Educational Products Committee The mandate of the Educational Products Committee is to propose, plan, develop and disseminate educational products, including multimedia products that meet educational needs of the AAST members, public at large and other professionals. The committee will review and evaluate existing educational materials on an ongoing basis.
Regulatory and Legislative Committee The mandate of the Regulatory and Legislative Committee is to research, document and maintain the state regulatory and legislative requirements relevant to the practice of the sleep profession, support AAST state sleep society initiatives, and maintain the speakers bureau.
Standards and Guidelines Committee The mandate of the Standards and Guidelines Committee is to develop and update appropriate technical guidelines and competencies, educational care plans and other tools for evaluation and monitoring patients with sleep disorders based on literature review, expert opinion, consensus and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine accreditation standards and Clinical Practice Parameters.
The AAST is seeking volunteers to serve on AAST Standing Committees. There are currently openings on the Membership and Communication Committee and the Program Committee, however all general volunteer applications will be accepted and considered for appointment to an AAST Standing Committee.
Click on the button below to submit your online application to volunteer for an AAST Standing Committee by March 10, 2017.
Must be an active member of the AAST
Must work in the sleep technology profession
If you should have any questions, please contact the AAST National Office by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (630) 737.9704.