Committees

  • Membership Committee

    The CCS Membership Committee provides overall expert advice for current, new and suggested products and services as required. The Membership Committee makes recommendations on member recruitment, retention and engagement strategies.
     
    The Terms of Reference for the Membership Committee have recently been updated and we are currently seeking two positions representing the following specialties: cardiac surgery and pediatric cardiology.

    Three-year term

    The CCS Membership Committee is a CCS standing committee with the mandate to:

    1. Oversee the implementation of the programs and services outlined in the membership section of the Strategic Plan;

    2. Provide overall expert advice for current, new and suggested products and services as required; and

    3. To report to Council and to engage Council and CCS standing committees to develop products and services that will benefit the membership and to encourage membership participation/engagement in CCS activities and growth by promoting the CCS.

    For more information about this position, please contact Linda Palmer, Director, Membership Services and Trainee Programs at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • External Relations Committee

    The CCS External Relations Committee candidates should have an interest in establishing and advancing the relationships the CCS holds with other national and international organizations. Partner organizations may include physician organizations, health charities, advocacy partners, research groups, cardiovascular allied health professional organizations, etc. Committee members are expected to commit time to read material in advance of, and actively participate in: up to four teleconferences per year, periodic email correspondence, and a face-to-face meeting at the annual Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.

    Two-year term (no open positions)

    The CCS External Relations Committee is a standing committee of the CCS and reports to Council. The External Relations Committee is responsible for:

    1. Providing advice to Council for current, new and suggested strategic relationships with national societies, e.g. Canadian Medical Association, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada;

    2. Providing advice to Council on current, new and suggested strategic relationships with international societies, e.g. American College of Cardiology, World Heart Federation, and Saudi Cardiovascular Society;

    3. Suggesting new strategic alliances and partnerships to CCS Council which can strengthen the CCS and benefit its members;

    4. Recommending appropriate resource allocations (human and financial) as they relate to specific relationships with other organizations.

    For more information about this position, please contact Carolyn Pullen, CEO at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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