SOURCE: American Diabetes Association

American Diabetes Association

June 05, 2012 10:39 ET

American Diabetes Association Opens Call for National Committees

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - Jun 5, 2012) - The American Diabetes Association, the nation's leading voluntary health organization in the fight to Stop Diabetes®, has opened the call for nominations for the national committees.

The national committees aid in the accomplishment of the multifaceted work of the Association through the dedication and leadership of its many diverse volunteers. The committee members will play an integral role in the accomplishment of the 2012-2015 Strategic Plan and the advancement of the mission of the Association.

Nominations are being accepted for the following committees:

  • Adult Strategies

  • Advocacy

  • Community & Volunteer Development

  • Diversity & Inclusion

  • Education Recognition Program

  • Finance

  • Income Development

  • Prevention

  • Professional Practice

  • Research Policy

  • Scientific & Medical Programs Oversight

  • Scientific Sessions Meeting Planning

  • Youth Strategies

Applications for the national committees will be received now through July 11, 2012. Criteria for each of the committees, as well as the application and nomination information can be found on

The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight to Stop Diabetes and its deadly consequences and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Founded in 1940, our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. For more information please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit Information from both these sources is available in English and Spanish.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Colleen Fogarty
    American Diabetes Association
    (703) 549 - 1500 x2146


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