ASN Sustaining Members Committee
This standing committee serves as an industry voice within the
To provide visibility within ASN to matters of interest to
industry by exchanging ideas and providing corporate financial
support for the society's activities in education/training;
scientific programs and professional outreach.
Membership will be composed of representatives of those
companies that provide ASN with a specific level of unrestricted
financial support, the amount which will be determined by the
Executive Board each year. Leadership of the Sustaining Member
Standing Committee will be appointed by the ASN President. ASN's
Executive Officer and Director of Marketing and Development serve
as staff liaisons to this committee.
The key role of The Sustaining Members Standing Committee is
to act as advisors to the Executive Board with a mandate to ensure
a broad science-based discussion of nutrition and translation of
that science to consumers to improve their healthy selection of
diet. The committee meets by telephone conference call throughout
the year to address issues mandated by the Board for discussion and
advice, and to develop proposals of common interest to present for
consideration by the Board. The Chair of the committee serves as an
ex-officio member of the Executive Board.