Political Action Committee (PathPAC)

 


Charge

To plays a crucial role in meeting the College of American Pathologists' (CAP's) legislative goals. By pooling the voluntary contributions of pathologists across the country, PathPAC supports candidates for elected office who have demonstrated their responsiveness to the concerns of our profession. PathPAC helps ensure pathology's voice is heard on Capitol Hill—and beyond—regarding legislative issues critical to laboratory medicine.

This committee reports to the Council on Government and Professional Affairs. View a list of the current committee members.

Commitment

Time Commitment Requirements
Number of face-to-face meetings 2
Length of meetings 1 day
Typical meeting days Saturday
Meeting locations One meeting takes place in Washington, DC.
Number of conference calls 4
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings Member 5, Vice-Chair 5, Chair 5
Additional travel or time commitments Minimal

Activities of Committee

  • Act as steward of the College's Political Action Committee.
  • Determines the strategies for member solicitation, as well as the disbursements to federal candidates.

Expertise or Experience

  • Board members should have a basic knowledge of the political process

Benefits of Committee Membership

  • Gain valuable political insight and opportunities to interact with members of Congress on occasion
  • Gain opportunities to speak at CAP meetings
 

Interested in Joining this Committee?