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BOG Officer Position Descriptions

BOG Governor
Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate Academy and Foundation programs and issues
  • Mobilize the society's grassroots members to act on legislative and public education alerts from the BOG and Academy
  • Take responsibility for reporting socioeconomic and legislative trends in your state or region to Academy staff or at BOG meetings
  • Monitor overall trends in ENT environment
  • Share the society's concerns via the resolution process
  • Work with and involve others in Academy and BOG programs
  • Attend all BOG meetings
  • Familiarize yourself with issues concerning your peers
  • Network with your fellow Governors
  • Learn the structure and responsibilities of the various BOG, Academy and Foundation committees
  • Build on your leadership qualities
Additional Information:
  • Governor's term shall be three (3) years; may be re-designated to serve additional three-year terms.

BOG Legislative Representative
Key Responsibilities:
  • Focus on state and federal issues
  • Participate as part of the State Legislative Network, monitoring legislation locally and sharing this information with the BOG society, other BOG members, and Academy staff
  • Work with and involve others in Academy and BOG programs
  • Attend all BOG meetings
  • Familiarize yourself with issues concerning your peers
  • Network with your fellow Legislative Representatives
  • Learn the structure and responsibilities of the various BOG, Academy and Foundation committees
  • Build on your leadership qualities
Additional Information:
  • Legislative Representative's term shall be three (3) years; may be re-designated to serve additional three-year terms
  • Legislative Representatives should work closely with the BOG Legislative Representatives Committee, which is charged with defining and coordinating the Legislative Representatives role in AAO-HNS legislative initiatives and planning the BOG Legislative Training Workshop as part of the AAO-HNS instruction course program. Committee appointments will be reviewed on an annual basis in conjunction with the Academy Committee appointment process.

BOG Public Relations Representative
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist the society and the BOG in communicating news about the specialty and the Academy to the community and the media
  • Act as active catalysts for the dissemination of health information that highlights otolaryngology
  • Play a crucial role in implementing public relations programs
    • Coordinate ausage of Academy grassroots PR minicampaigns—download and disseminate at least 2-3 kits per year
  • Responsible for reporting public relations activities to the BOG and AAO-HNS staff
  • When possible, attend Academy PR trainings at BOG Spring Meeting and/or annual meeting
  • Participate in annual Academy PR surveys as necessary
  • Communicate Academy and Foundation programs and issues
  • Mobilize the society's grassroots members to act on legislative and public education alerts from the BOG and Academy
  • Take responsibility for reporting socioeconomic and legislative trends in your state or region to Academy staff or at BOG meetings
  • Monitor overall trends in ENT environment
  • Share the society's concerns via the resolution process
  • Work with and involve others in Academy and BOG programs
  • Attend all BOG meetings
  • Familiarize yourself with issues concerning your peers
  • Network with your fellow Public Relations Representatives
  • Learn the structure and responsibilities of the various BOG, Academy, and Foundation committees
  • Build on your leadership qualities
  • Join and encourage colleagues to join Academy social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook
Additional Information:
  • Public Relations Representative's term shall be three (3) years; may be re-designated to serve additional three-year terms.


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Become a member of AAO-HNS

Receive many benefits to help you in your professional pursuits:  shape the future of the specialty, manage the business side of your practice more smoothly, and more.

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Humanitarian Opportunities

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Awards & Honors

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