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Charge

The Publications Department is responsible for advising on and providing support for the content for ISA publications.

Group Type

Department

Sponsor

Executive Board

Responsibilities

  1. Solicit content from ISA committees, divisions, and subject matter experts in accordance with the content strategy.
  2. Promote ISA publications via social media channels.
  3. Identify and recruit volunteer technical reviewers to assess the significance, originality, and validity of unsolicited manuscripts or article proposals before scheduled publication.
  4. Review book proposal submissions and provide feedback on the relevancy of content to ISA.

Composition

Vice President, Vice President-elect, and 8-12 professional members. Member selection should be consistent with the Society’s policies and values and with respect to diversity.

Selection/ Appointment

Vice President and Vice President-elect are determined through the Society elections with corresponding terms.

Members identified by the Department are approved by the Executive Board.

Service Terms

Vice President and elect terms consistent with Society election. Member terms coincide with Society operating year. To allow for adequate turnover consecutive terms should be limited to three.

Expected Commitment

2-4 hours per month

The committee will host virtual discussions, documents, notes, and resources on their ISA Connect community.

Roles and Authorities

Makes Recommendations to the Executive Board

  1. Strategies related to print and digital publications
  2. Policies related to publications
  3. Proposals regarding new publications

Monitors

  1. Stature and content of ISA publications compared to competitive publications
  2. Quality and effectiveness of ISA publications

Related Groups

The following are sub-groups within the department:

  • ISA Transactions editorial team
  • InTech editorial advisory team
  • Books team

LEADERS


Staff
Staff
Vice President-elect
Vice President