Membership Committee (SNMMI-TS)

Committee Charges for 2013-2014:

  • Develop specific membership initiatives to reach nonmembers.
    • Create incentives for members who recruit the largest number of new members within an established period.
    • Hold a chapter-to-chapter competition. The chapter that obtains the largest number of new members will receive a prize; provide 1 free on-line CEU credit to each member of the winning chapter.
    • Establish dues discount programs.
    • Determine if a monthly debit plan is feasible for membership dues.
    • Implement discounts for joining as an entire department.
    • Develop a certificate program to recognize departments that are staffed completely by SNMMI-TS members. List in JNMT all departments that have SNMMI-TS members.
  • Better market SNMMI-TS member benefits
    • Provide a listing of other opportunities within institutions, such as jobs that are still within the field but are not just a clinical technologist position (radiation safety officer, health physics manager, etc.).
  • Track retention rates and improve overall statistical gathering to use toward marketing.
    • Determine why members leave, why they do not purchase certain educational materials, etc.
    • Focus marketing initiatives specifically to members and nonmembers based on their unique needs.
  • Work collaboratively with local organizations.
    • Encourage local organizations to join the national SNMMI-TS.
    • Offer a discounted dues structure for members paying local organization dues.
    • Assist local organizations with finding speakers.
    • Have a tabletop for SNM materials in the vendor area.
  • Increase the perceived value of the SNMMI-TS fellow credential status. Recognize and promote SNMMI-TS fellows publicly for their dedication and expertise within the profession.
    • Utilize SNMMI-TS fellow expertise through involvement in SNMMI-TS Leadership and mentoring programs.
  • Improve communication between national and chapter leadership and membership.
    • Work with local organizations (not necessarily affiliated with the SNM), gain access to tabletops, make presentations at meetings, etc
  • Allow the general membership greater access to leadership.
    • Hold regular online town meetings with the leadership and include time for members to ask questions.
    • Set up a notice board for the nuclear medicine technology leadership. Allow members to post questions and then receive responses from leadership.
    • “What is the SNMMI-TS doing for you?”—have a button on the Web site that allows individuals to review the current activities of the SNMMI-TS. Include summary reports from groups within the SNMMI-TS (e.g., chapters, committees, or leadership). Add a button that allows individuals to ask questions and provide feedback.

Committee Members

Sarah R. Gibbons, BS, CNMT, NMTCB(CT) Chairperson
Tina M. Buehner, PhD, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS Ex-Officio Member
Dmitry D. Beyder, MPA, CNMT Committee Member
Crystal Botkin, PhD, MPH, CNMT, PET, FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Christine J. Brand, MPA, CNMT Committee Member
Mark H. Crosthwaite, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Charlie Flores, MBA, CNMT, RT(N) Committee Member
Leilani K. Forrester, CNMT Committee Member
Rebecca L. Gallagher, CNMT Committee Member
Sarah R. Gibbons, BS, CNMT, NMTCB(CT) Committee Member
Regan E. Grimm, CNMT, NMTCB (CT) Committee Member
Jeffrey G. Harwood, Jr., CNMT Committee Member
Marcia L. Hess Smith, MEd, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Edward A. Melvin, CNMT BA Committee Member
Keexia Osborne Committee Member
Terri M. Parasida, BS, MBA Committee Member
Paul S. Riley, Jr., MPH, CNMT Committee Member
Leesa Ann Ross, MA, CNMT, PET, RT(N) Committee Member
Aaron T. Scott, CNMT, NMAA,FSNMMI-TS Committee Member