Volunteer participation in the Academy is welcomed and encouraged.
Each year, the Academy needs interested individuals to serve in a variety of short and long-term capacities. Members are invited to touch and influence the collective future of the organization by joining in the planning, direction and decision-making of the Academy. There are many opportunities for you to become involved:
Ongoing Volunteer Positions: Support the association by volunteering for an Academy committee or other assignment.
Become a Mentor: Give back to your community by signing up to be a mentor for a new member at the Annual Meeting. A small commitment of time is required in creating tremendous value for your profession.
Support Your Division: Get involved with your division by helping to staff their table at the Annual Meeting New Member Orientation.
Join a Division or Interest Group: Expand your network and join one of the Academy's 26 Divisions and Interest Groups.
Submit an Article: Submit a manuscript and sign up to review for one of the Academy's top-tier publications.
Nominate a Colleague for an Award: Nominate a colleague for one of the Academy's annual recognition or lifetime achievement awards.
Grow Your Network: Join the conversation or start a group on Connect@AOM, follow the Academy on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook or join the AOM group on LinkedIn.
Nominate Members for Leadership Positions: Help shape the future leadership of the Academy by submitting your nominations for elected Academy-wide and divisional positions.
Present a Paper at the Annual Meeting: Submit papers, symposia, and PDW Workshop proposals to the Annual Meeting submissions website.
Review an AOM Event Paper Submission: Sign up to review proposals for the Annual Meeting or a specialized conference.
How you get involved is up to you, but the collective involvement of members is what makes the Academy such a valuable network for all members. Each year, the Academy calls on interested individuals to serve in a variety of short and long-term volunteer capacities. Members are invited to influence the collective future of the organization by joining in the planning, direction, and decision-making of the Academy. Enrich your experience by providing individual perspective while strengthening the foundation of the Academy as a whole.
If you have the drive to invest your time in the Academy as a volunteer, a great way to start is by reaching out to a Division or Interest Group.