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International Affairs

Last Updated:
August 28, 2018

International Affairs


Composition and Appointment:

Members: Number (variable), subject to the needs and recommendations of the Chairperson with the approval of the committee's Board Liaison and the Second Vice President.


Chairperson: 1 year progressing from Chair-Elect.
Chair-Elect: 1 year, appointed by consensus of Committee, Board Member, and Second Vice President
Past Chair: 1 year progressing from Chair.
Members: 3 years (one second three-year term permissible)


  1. Provide a resource and/or interest in service on teams to provide education, training and service in the field of cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities.
  2. Determine criteria for and select recipients of the International Scholarships. Review applications and determine how the funds will be distributed. 
  3. Develop criteria and review applications for the seed money provided to international meetings. 
  4. At the Annual Meeting act as hosts to the International Scholarship winners.
  5. Report to Board regularly on developments in the international field.
  6. Recommend involvement/affiliations with various international agencies.
  7. Develop lists of international agencies for correspondence and communication, including articles for Newsletter, Annual Meeting presentation and regional courses presentation.
  8. Represent Academy at selected international meetings as recommended by Board.
  9. Assist Program Committee with soliciting/recommending international presentations at Annual Meeting.

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