Veterans Committee

Mission Statement

Support transitioning veterans at all stages (currently in the military, student, working, everywhere in between); Provide non-duplicative, individualized support unique to Biocom California’s position in the life science community.

Committee Responsibilities

Veteran Outreach

Outreach to veterans and veteran groups.

Plan Symposium

Plan the fall career transition symposium.

Secure Mentors

Secure mentors, currently working in the industry, for transitioning veterans.

Plan Career Fair

Plan the spring career fair.

Industry Outreach

Outreach to industry and academic partners.

Biocom California Responsibilities

Organize Meetings

Organize and facilitate committee and workgroup meetings to deliver on strategic imperatives.

Recruit Members

Actively recruit committee members to ensure a strong roster.

Communication

Provide official communication to committee members through agendas.

Organize Events

Organize, market, and produce veteran-related events and/or workshops.

Ensure Accuracy

Ensure accurate and updated information in publications.

Committee Chairs

Committee Admissions Requirements

Must be a senior-level employee with a strong interest in veteran issues. Not mandatory to be a veteran yourself. Must represent an industry or service provider member company or organization working to advance life science and better health outcomes in the Biocom California member regions. To ensure a strong working committee, Committee Members are required to attend/call into at least 75% of meetings and actively participate in committee workgroups. The full committee meets at least six times per year and workgroups can meet more frequently to plan an event or tackle whatever issue is at hand.