Twitter Facebook Linked In YouTube

Bylaws

Article 5 - Committees

Section 1:  There shall be the following standing committees: 1) Ethics,  2) Hospital Development Committee, 3) Procurement Committee, 4)  Tissue Committee 5) Family Care and Consent Committee, 6) Thoracic Committee, 7) Liver/Intestine Committee, 8) Kidney/Pancreas Committee, 9)  Living Donor Committee, 10) Nominations and Elections, 11) Public Policy and 12) Research.

Section 2:  The following committees will consist of volunteer NATCO members that practice in the described area and will be called on to supply expertise or volunteers for NATCO education meetings or other Board projects or initiatives.

Section 3:  The Ethics Committee establishes and maintains a process to research ethical issues in donation and transplantation and participates in forums for discussion and understanding of ethical principles.  The Ethics Committee will also create new position statements and review current position statements on various topics important to NATCO membership.

Section 4:  The Hospital Development Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to the President, the Board of Directors, other committees and the NATCO membership for best practices.  The Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to Workgroups or Special Projects as requested by the President and/or Board of Directors to meet the Strategic Initiatives of NATCO.  The committee will assist in identifying the educational needs of the NATCO membership, establishing and developing the standards of practice of the hospital development professional, advocating on behalf of the NATCO membership, and developing responses on behalf of the President to legislative, regulatory and policy development in the donation and transplantation community.

Section 5:  The Procurement Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to the President, the Board of Directors, other committees and the NATCO membership for best practices.  The Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to Workgroups or Special Projects as requested by the President and/or Board of Directors to meet the Strategic Initiatives of NATCO.  The committee will assist in identifying the educational needs of the NATCO membership, establishing and developing the standards of practice of the procurement professional, advocating on behalf of the NATCO membership, and developing responses on behalf of the President to legislative, regulatory and policy development in the donation and transplantation community.

Section 6:  The Tissue Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to the President, the Board of Directors, other committees and the NATCO membership for best practices.  The Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to Workgroups or Special Projects as requested by the President and/or Board of Directors to meet the Strategic Initiatives of NATCO.  The committee will assist in identifying the educational needs of the NATCO membership, establishing and developing the standards of practice of the procurement professional, advocating on behalf of the NATCO membership, and developing responses on behalf of the President to legislative, regulatory and policy development in the donation and transplantation community.

Section 7:  The Family Care and Consent Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to the President, the Board of Directors, other committees and the NATCO membership.  The Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to Workgroups or Special Projects as requested by the President and/or Board of Directors to meet the strategic initiatives of NATCO.  The committee will assist in identifying the educational needs of the NATCO membership, establishing and developing the standards of practice of the family care and consent professional, advocating on behalf of the NATCO membership, and developing responses on behalf of the President to legislative, regulatory and policy development in the donation and transplantation community.

Section 8:  The Thoracic Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to the President, the Board of Directors, other Committees and the NATCO membership. The Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to Workgroups or Special Projects as requested by the President and/or Board of Directors to meet the Strategic Initiatives of NATCO.  The committee will assist in identifying the educational needs of the NATCO membership, establishing and developing the standards of practice of the thoracic transplant professional, advocating on behalf of the NATCO membership, and developing responses on behalf of the President to legislative, regulatory and policy development in the donation and transplantation community.

Section 9:  The Liver/Intestine Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to the President, the Board of Directors, other Committees and the NATCO membership. The committee will be responsible to provide content expertise to Workgroups or Special Projects as requested by the President and/or Board of Directors to meet the Strategic Initiatives of NATCO.  The Committee will assist in identifying the educational needs of the NATCO membership, establishing and developing the standards of practice of the liver/intestine transplant professional, advocating on behalf of the NATCO membership, and developing responses on behalf of the President to legislative, regulatory and policy development in the donation and transplantation community.

Section 10:  The Kidney/Pancreas Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to the President, the Board of Directors, other Committees and the NATCO membership. The Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to Workgroups or Special Projects as requested by the President and/or Board of Directors to meet the Strategic Initiatives of NATCO.  The committee will assist in identifying the educational needs of the NATCO membership, establishing and developing the standards of practice of the kidney/pancreas transplant professional, advocating on behalf of the NATCO membership, and developing responses on behalf of the President to legislative, regulatory and policy development in the organ donation and transplantation community.

Section 11:  The Living Donor Committee will be responsible for providing content expertise to the President, the Board of Directors, other Committees and the NATCO membership. The Committee will be responsible to provide content expertise to Workgroups or Special Projects as requested by the President and/or Board of Directors to meet the Strategic Initiatives of NATCO.  The committee will assist in identifying the educational needs of the NATCO membership, establishing and developing the standards of practice of the living donor transplant professional, advocating on behalf of the NATCO membership, and developing responses on behalf of the President to legislative, regulatory and policy development in the donation and transplantation community.

Section 12:  The Nominations and Elections Committee will identify and recommend to the Board the slate of candidates for elected office by identifying NATCO members who are qualified to lead the organization in accordance with guidelines approved by the Board of Directors.

Section 13:  The Public Policy Committee will work with the Immediate Past President, the Past President and the Washington Representative to set legislative priorities, and to communicate these initiatives to the membership and to facilitate membership participation and active support of these legislative initiatives.  The Public Policy Committee will also create position statements on various topics important to NATCO membership.

Section 14:  The Research Committee will develop and publish appropriate guidelines for presentation of scientific data provided by NATCO members. This committee will review abstracts submitted for the annual meeting for grant and/or research awards. They may conduct research and/or direct surveys on behalf of the membership and ultimately maintain results for publication.  The Research Committee will develop educational materials and tools to facilitate the membership participation and contribution to related research.

Section 15:  Committees and workgroups necessary to conduct the business of the organization may be added or deleted by the President at any time, with the Board of Directors’ (BOD) approval. Projects identified by the BOD will be assigned a Chair and associated members or Project Leader and associated team.


Return to Bylaws & Mission

• Professional Development •
Professional Development

View More

• Education •
Education

View More Events »

• Industry News •