CGC Committees are comprised of elected and appointed members who volunteer their time and expertise to advance the mission of the CGC. To learn more, click the committee name in the list of active CGC committees below. 

For more information, or to inquire about joining a committee or volunteering for the CGC in another capacity, please use the CGC Contact Form and indicate your area of interest.

CGC Committees

2024 Annual Meeting Program Committee

The CGC Program Committee is responsible for the development of the CGC Annual Meeting with the goal of ensuring an exceptional meeting experience for each attendee. 

Communications Committee

The CGC Communications Committee is responsible for promoting awareness and visibility of the CGC. 

Development Committee

The Development Committee leads the board’s participation in resource development and fundraising. The committee helps the CGC board set fundraising goals and develop and monitor resource development strategies.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

The DEI committee is dedicated to ensuring inclusivity and equitability of backgrounds, gender, age, ethnicity, and perspectives to drive the overall mission of CGC in providing high quality education and promoting best laboratory practices in clinical cancer genomics.

Early Career Initiative Committee

The Early Career Initiative Committee organizes and promotes initiatives within the CGC that support early career members including trainees and those who recently completed a research or clinical training program.

Education Committee

The overall mission of the CGC Education Committee is to provide educational opportunities and materials for the members of the Cancer  Genomics Consortium. 

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee provides detailed oversight of financial reporting from an accounting perspective and is responsible for assisting the board in ensuring the organization is in good fiscal health. The treasurer of the CGC serves as the chair of the finance committee.

Genomic Resource Development Committee

The mission of the CGC Genomic Resources Development Committee is to support the development, implementation and maintenance of genomic resources and promote access to resources which meet the needs of Cancer Genomics Consortium (CGC) members.

Membership Committee

The CGC Membership Committee is responsible for initiatives to increase and retain membership in CGC.

Nominations Committee

The CGC Nominations Committee is responsible for the annual Board of Directors election and is active during the nomination and election period. Committee members are appointed by the Board of Directors.

Professional Association Collaboration Committee

The goal of the PACC is to understand and contribute to disease based NCCN guidelines committees to advocate for the inclusion of appropriate genomic testing on an ongoing basis. This objective is primarily accomplished by personal advocacy by CGC members, particularly those from NCCN member institutions, with their institutional NCCN committee members.

Committee Membership

  • Committee members serve on their respective committee for a two year term with the option of renewing for a second term at the end of their second year. 

  • Committees are made up of regular CGC members, trainee CGC members, and advisors.

  • Committee terms coincide with the August annual meeting and committee members must be a member of the CGC and within good standing.

  • A call for committee members typically occurs when there are committee membership vacancies. 

  • The committee chair is confirmed by majority approval of the committee members for a period of two years with the option of renewing for a third year. 

  • Committee meetings are typically one hour and are held monthly via teleconference.