Applications for new representatives to the ASA Student Council from the Technical Committees on Animal Bioacoustics (AB), Acoustical Oceanography (AO), Engineering Acoustics (EA), Musical Acoustics (MU), Noise (NS), Psychological and Physiological Acoustics (PP), Speech Communication (SC), Structural Acoustics and Vibration (SA), and Underwater Acoustics (UW) are now being accepted.

Appointment to the Student Council for the selected applicants from the AB, EA and AO Technical Committees will begin at the spring meeting in Denver, CO. The PP and UW Technical Committee positions will begin immediately following the spring meeting in Denver, CO. The terms for these positions will be from May 2022 through the close of the spring meeting in 2024.

 

Appointment for the remaining applicants (MU, NS, SA, and SC) will begin immediately following the fall meeting in Nashville, TN in December 2022. These terms will be from December 2022 through the close of the fall meeting in 2024. See the ASA Student Council webpage for information about the Student Council and its activities.

 

Locations of upcoming ASA meetings include Denver, CO (23-27 May 2022), Nashville, TN (5-9 December 2022), Chicago, IL (8-12 May 2023), and Sydney, Australia (December 2023). Student Council representatives are expected to attend both the spring and fall meetings during their terms on the Student Council and will be reimbursed up to $750 USD for necessary expenses related to each ASA meeting attended.

General responsibilities include serving as a conduit for information for students within their Technical Committee, attending Technical Committee meetings to report on student activities, promoting the interests of students in the Society, and developing student-related activities within the Society.

Students interested in serving on the Student Council should be ASA student members, generally knowledgeable about the Society and its activities, and have attended at least one ASA meeting before applying. Preference will be given to graduate students, pursuing either a masters or doctoral degree. Students who are members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit their CVs in .pdf format via email to asa@acousticalsociety.org with the subject line: Application for Student Council Position.

The CV should be no more than 3 pages. It should include a statement of interest describing your involvement in ASA, why you are interested in being a member of the ASA Student Council, and what you hope to accomplish. Please clearly state the Technical Committee for which you are applying. Additionally, the CV should also include information about your degree sought, expected date of graduation, additional ASA Technical Committee areas (if any), the number of ASA meetings you have attended, and your likelihood of ASA meeting attendance during the term of appointment for your Technical Committee on the Student Council.

CVs must be received by February 1, 2022 for consideration for these positions. Applicants will be informed of the decision by February 28, 2022.