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Executive Committee

2017 Executive Committee Officers

Andrii Monastyrskyi, President

Muriel Desbois, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary 

Sherri Briggs, Career Development Committee Chair

Adwait Godbole, Vendor Show Chair

Henry Dunn, Scientific Symposium Chair

Shaw-wen (Christine) Wu, Events/Activities Co-Chairs

Liaisons

Xinrui Li, Program Coordinator Career and Postdoctoral Services 

Cheryl Marra, Graduate Program Coordinator

Executive Committee Job Descriptions

PRESIDENT
- Head of executive committee
- Chairs SRF meetings (monthly, committee, and Research Fest)
- Communicates with Scripps administration, faculty, and graduate students
- Mentorship award, travel awards, SRF Faculty talks
 
VICE-PRESIDENT / TREASURER
- In charge of budget and expenses
- Records minutes
- Helps in organizing all activities
 
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
- Manages SRF website and Facebook page
- Pictures etc. for News & Views coverage
- Creates promotional material for Research Fest (posters, booklet etc.)
 
SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM CHAIR
- Requests abstracts for Research Fest
- Arranges faculty judges
- Organizes scientific symposium at Research Fest
 
VENDOR SHOW CHAIR
- Contacts vendors to attend Research Fest
- Arranges logistics for vendor show
- Hosts vendors on day of Research Fest
 
CAREER DEVELOPMENT CHAIR
- Organizes the Career Shadowing Program and annual Career Symposium.
- Serves as a liaison between the SRF and the Career and Postdoctoral Services office
- Organizes career related seminars, the SRF Travel Award program and the SRF Course Reimbursement program.
- Leads the SRF Travel Award and the SRF Course Reimbursement programs
 
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES (DLS) CHAIR
- Identifies suitable nominees from postdocs
- Targets and confirms speakers for summer and winter DLS
- Organizes schedule and host speaker during visit
 
SOCIAL CHAIRS
- Organizes social events based on postdoc interests 
- Orders food and drinks for monthly meeting
- Arranges monthly happy hour in Abacoa (3rd Friday)
- Welcomes new postdocs

Past Executive Committee Members