CAGPO Chair Role Description
 
The role of the Chair of CAGPO, as per the CAGPO Bylaws, is described as follows:

“The Chair shall call and conduct all meetings of the Association.  The Chair shall act as the spokesperson for the Association on all matters pertinent to the affairs of the Association”;
- The Chair is an active member of CAGPO;
- The Chair oversees the monthly meetings of the Executive Committee and of the annual general meeting of the Association;
- The Chair ensures that the notices of meetings are given, the agendas are set and the meetings are conducted as per the guidelines set out in the CAGPO
  bylaws;
- The Chair must deal with any communications (written or verbal) directed to CAGPO;
- represent CAGPO on the CCFP Cancer Care Committee;
- attendance at the annual CAGPO Conference and annual general meeting.
 
Time Commitment: 2-4 hours per month.
 
Compensation:  CAGPO covers all expenses pertaining to attending the annual conference (registration, transportation, travel-approximately $2000.00/year).
 
CME credits:  Participation in the Executive Committee monthly meeting is eligible for CCFP M1 credits through committee involvement.  This is usually 8-10 hours per calendar year.

 
 
     
 


CAGPO Past Chair Role Description
 
The role of the Past Chair of CAGPO requires:

- an individual to be a member of CAGPO;
- participation in the monthly Executive Committee meetings as the Past Chair of CAGPO;
- the individual to act as a mentor and resource to the present Chair of CAGPO and to the other members of the Executive Committee;
- attendance at the annual CAGPO Conference and annual general meeting.
 
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per month.
 
Compensation:  CAGPO covers all expenses pertaining to attending the annual conference (registration, transportation, travel-approximately $2000.00/year).
 
CME credits:  Participation in the Executive Committee monthly meeting is eligible for CCFP M1 credits through committee involvement.  This is usually 8-10 hours per calendar year.

 
 
     
 


CAGPO Treasurer Role Description
 
The role of the Treasurer of CAGPO requires:

- an individual to be a member of CAGPO;
- participation in the monthly Executive Committee meetings as the Treasurer;
- the treasurer to be responsible for maintaining the financial records of the Association;
- the individual to provide the Treasurer’s Report at the annual general meeting;
- attendance at the annual CAGPO Conference and annual general meeting;
- that the Association’s financial records undergo a yearly unaudited assessment by an independent accounting firm.
 
Time Commitment: 2-4 hours per month.
 
Compensation:  CAGPO covers all expenses pertaining to attending the annual conference (registration, transportation, travel-approximately $2000.00/year).
 
CME credits:  Participation in the Executive Committee monthly meeting is eligible for CCFP M1 credits through committee involvement.  This is usually 8-10 hours per calendar year.

 
     
 


CAGPO Secretary Role Description
 
The role of the Secretary of CAGPO requires:

- an individual to be a member of CAGPO;
- participation in the monthly Executive Committee meetings as the Secretary;
- the individual to conduct all correspondence, and to be responsible for recording all the minutes of the Association’s meetings (monthly executive meetings
  and annual general meeting);
- the individual to circulate the minutes of the meetings, where appropriate, to members of CAGPO;
- the individual to give notice all meetings of the Association;
- attendance at the annual CAGPO Conference and annual general meeting;
 
Time Commitment: 2-4 hours per month.
 
Compensation:  CAGPO covers all expenses pertaining to attending the annual conference (registration, transportation, travel-approximately $2000.00/year).
 
CME credits:  Participation in the Executive Committee monthly meeting is eligible for CCFP M1 credits through committee involvement.  This is usually 8-10 hours per calendar year.Presently this role is a paid position, filled by a part-time executive assistant.

 
     
 
CAGPO Member At Large Role Description
 
The role of a member at large requires:

- an individual to be a member of CAGPO;
- participation in all monthly 1-hour Executive Committee conference calls;
- attendance at the annual CAGPO Conference and annual general meeting.
 
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per month.
 
Compensation:  CAGPO covers all expenses pertaining to attending the annual conference (registration, transportation, travel-approximately $2000.00/year).
 
CME credits:  Participation in the Conference Committee monthly meeting is eligible for CCFP M1 credits through committee involvement.  This is usually 8-10 hours per calendar year.
 
 
     
 
CAGPO Scholarship Committee Member Role Description
 
The role of the Scholarship Committee Member requires:

- an individual who is a member of CAGPO;
- membership in the Executive Committee of CAGPO, where the individual will report on the activity of the scholarship committee;
- presentation of an annual report for submission to the CAGPO general membership at the business meeting at during the conference;
- attendance at the annual CAGPO Conference and annual general meeting;
- the coordination of all details regarding the CAGPO Scholarships (advertising, deadlines, website content, eligibility criteria);
- submission of necessary documents for posting on the CAGPO website;
- circulation of applications to the scholarship committee members for review and ranking, and subsequent submission to the Executive Committee;
- communication with applicants regarding the status of their submission, including follow up with applicants regarding the post-training report;
- advising the Treasurer of award payments;
- safekeeping of the CAGPO Scholarship Plaque including arranging for updating and engraving.
 
Time Commitment: 2-4 hours per month.
 
Compensation:  CAGPO covers all expenses pertaining to attending the annual conference (registration, transportation, travel-approximately $2000.00/year).
 
CME credits:  Participation in the Executive Committee monthly meeting is eligible for CCFP M1 credits through committee involvement.  This is usually 8-10 hours per calendar year.
 
 
     
 
CAGPO Annual Conference Committee Chair Role Description
 
The role of the Chair of the Conference Committee requires:

- membership in CAGPO and the College of Family Practice of Canada;
- an individual with excellent leadership and organizational skills;
- participation in all monthly 1-hour conference calls with the conference committee members;
- an individual who is comfortable approaching Pharma to request sponsorship of the conference;
- an individual who is comfortable  liasing with Agora Communications regarding logistic matters pertaining to the organizational matters of the conference;
- a member who is able to complete the necessary application for accreditation (if no other committee member is able to fulfill this role);
- attendance at the annual CAGPO Conference and annual general meeting.
 
This position is a member of the Executive Committee and as such, requires participation in the monthly executive committee meetings.  The Chair will report to the Executive Committee on the progress of the conference committee, and will report to the membership at large at the annual business meeting.
 
Time Commitment: 2-10 hours per month.
 
Compensation:  CAGPO covers all expenses pertaining to attending the annual conference (registration, transportation, travel-approximately $2000.00/year).
 
CME credits:  Participation in the planning of the conference and membership on the executive committee are both eligible for CCFP M1 credits through committee involvement.  On average, this amounts to 16 hours per calendar year (8 hours for each committee).
 
 
     
 
CAGPO Annual Conference Committee Member Role Description
 
The role of a conference committee member requires:

- an individual to be a member of CAGPO and live within the province where the conference is being held;
- an individual to participate in all monthly 1-hour conference calls;
- an individual who is comfortable approaching potential speakers;
- an individual who is comfortable speaking to Pharma regarding possible sponsorship of the conference (ideal but not mandatory);
- attendance at the annual CAGPO Conference and annual general meeting.
 
Time Commitment: 2-4 hours per month.
 
Compensation:  CAGPO covers all expenses pertaining to attending the annual conference (registration, transportation, travel-approximately $2000.00/year).
 
CME credits:  Participation in the Conference Committee monthly meeting is eligible for CCFP M1 credits through committee involvement.  This is usually 8-10 hours per calendar year.