Terms of Reference
The CAG has five divisions:
- Educational Gerontology
- Health and Biological Sciences
- Social Policy & Practice
- Social Sciences
To represent the members of each Division and to pursue the mandate and interest
of the CAG through the Divisions. In addition, representatives of each Division
on the Board of Directors provides an avenue for the Divisions membership to
have their voice heard at the Board.
- Provides assistance to the ASEM Committee in:
- Program Development
o Keynote Speaker
o Division luncheon meeting and speaker
o On-site Division meeting coordination
- Promoting abstract submissions
- Encouraging inter-divisional sessions
- Recommending chairs for the Divisional sessions
- Obtaining Continuing Medical Education Credits where appropriate
- To recruit new divisional members to the Divisions and to develop incentives
for membership retention.
- To ascertain the needs, concerns and issues of CAG members.
- To develop position papers, policy statements and opinions on key issues
in gerontology and geriatrics.
- To organize meetings with the Divisional membership and perform other tasks
as assigned by the Board.
- To submit to the newsletter on a regular basis.
- To encourage submissions to the Journal.
- To represent the Division at the Annual Meeting of the CAG.
- To encourage nominees for CAG awards.
- To encourage applications (submissions) for CAG bursaries.
- To support the mentoring of students within CAG.
A Chair from each Division on the CAG Board.
Term of Office:
Two (2) years.
Frequency of Meetings:
One in-person meeting at the Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting as well as teleconference meetings as required.