Health & Safety Committee Call for Student Member

Are you concerned about the health and safety of yourself and others? Do you want to get involved in AIC and be part of a great team? Will you be enrolled in a graduate conservation program during the upcoming academic year?
The Health & Safety Committee of AIC is seeking a new student member to serve a 2-year term (2014-2016).
Health & Safety is a very active committee, with members contributing articles and guides to the AIC News and AIC Wiki; hosting an informational booth, workshops, and a full day of sessions at the Annual Meeting; and regularly addressing questions and issues related to health and safety in our field.
Membership parameters:

  • All H&S Committee members are AIC members
  • Members serve a 4-year term with an option to serve a second term if other members approve. Student members serve a single, 2-year term.
  • There are 10 H&S member positions, including Chair, 8 professional members, and 1 student member; at least one member is a health professional.
  • The members are supported by an AIC board liaison, the Collections Care Member, and a staff liaison, the Membership and Meetings Director.

Student member position description:
The student member will share with the other committee members the responsibility to plan for AIC Annual Meeting activities, attend meetings/conference calls, contribute to H&S projects, and represent the organization. This position will also offer the student member an opportunity to act as the liaison between H&S and the Emerging Conservation Professionals Network. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in health and safety issues, and a desire to participate and learn from the more experienced members of the committee.
For more information on the H&S Committee, please visit our website: If you would like details on the duties and commitment of the position, please contact current student member Heather Brown, Potential candidates should submit a resume or CV and statement of interest to Chair Kathy Makos,, by April 1, 2014.