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2019 Committee Chairs

Standing (L-R): Karoline Sperling, Lynn Cromer, Joseph Scaletta, Jim Davis, DeAnn Richards, Mary Alice Lavin
Sitting (L-R): Kimberly Newman, Angela Vassallo, Lisa Caffery, Darlene Carey

Annual Conference Committee

The Annual Conference Committee is responsible for planning and presenting the annual educational program. View committee. Download the committee report.

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee is responsible for steering APIC’s messaging to consumers, members, and other healthcare professionals. View committeeDownload the committee report.

Education Committee

The Education Committee is responsible for planning, developing and implementing educational courses (e.g., webinars) and programs (e.g., EPI Academy) that address identified educational needs related to infection prevention and control. View committeeDownload the committee report.

Member Services Committee

The Member Services Committee is responsible for adding value to APIC membership through the creation and implementation of new membership policies and programs. The committee oversees the development of new membership initiatives and engagement programs. This committee also provides oversight for chapters and sections. View committee. Download the committee report.

Nominating and Awards Committee

The Nominating and Awards Committee is charged with the identification and solicitation of potential candidates for APIC and CBIC Office, development of a slate of candidates for the annual elections, oversight of the elections process and management of the APIC Awards program. View committeeDownload the committee report.

Practice Guidance Committee

The Practice Guidance Committee (PGC) compiles, assesses, develops and influences guidelines and standards related to the practice of infection prevention and control. This committee provides a means within APIC to guide and inform the membership on practice issues and recommends official positions on standards, guidelines and other pertinent documents affecting the practice of infection prevention and control. View committeeDownload the committee report.

Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee is responsible for promoting professional development of APIC members and diffusion of the APIC Competency Model. View committeeDownload the committee report.

Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy Committee is responsible for monitoring and preparing input into legislative and regulatory issues affecting the practice of infection prevention and control. View committeeDownload the committee report.

Research Committee

The Research Committee Responsible for coordinating initiatives focused on practical solutions, grounded in science that can be implemented across the spectrum of healthcare settings.The aim of the committee is to make implementation science a meaningful and essential tool used by all infection preventionists. View committeeDownload the committee report.