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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’s position the life science community

Committee Make-Up

To ensure a strong working committee, Committee Members are required to attend/call in to 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 tacklw whatever issue is at hand. The Committee is facilitated and led by a Biocom Team Member and Committee Chair. Each workgroup is led by a Committee Member or Biocom team member.

Committee Responsibilities

  • Outreach to veterans and veteran groups
  • Plan the fall career transition symposium
  • Secure mentors, currently working in industry, for transitioning veterans
  • Plan the spring career fair
  • Outreach to industry and academic partners
  • Message ambassador

Biocom Responsibilities

  • Organize and facilitate committee and workgroup meetings to deliver on strategic imperatives and represent Biocom in related external meetings
  • Actively recruit committee members to ensure a strong roster
  • Provide official communication to committee members through agendas, emails, and background documents for all committee meetings.
  • Organize, market and produce veteran related events and/or workshops and activities.
  • Ensure accurate and updated information in publications.
  • Promote the activities of the Committee

Committee Information

Committee Admissions Requirements:

Must be a senior level employee with 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 member regions.