KAS Committees

Science Policy CommitteeDr. Victor Taveras, a volunteer on KAS' Science Education committee
This committee promotes better science in decisionmaking mostly at the state level. We review legislation during the legislative session from January - April and also advocate for science at other times of year.  The committee currently meets (on zoom) 2nd Wednesdays at 12:30pm ET.  Email Us if you'd like to join

Education & Engagement Committee
Are you passionate about advancing science education, supporting teachers, and promoting science literacy more broadly in Kentucky? Come to a KAS Education & Engagement Committee meeting - we're developing resources & programs for K12 STEM teachers, and promoting our existing programs like Mentor Match and the Science Speakers Bureau.  Help us bring more science to more people in Kentucky! We currently meet (on zoom) on the 4th Monday Monday at 10am ET. Email Us if you'd like to join

Industry Committee
This team is building connections with our STEM colleagues in the private sector and working to diversify membership within KAS. If you have connections with STEM employers and researchers in the private sector in Kentucky, or if you'd like to help us make these connections, we'd love to have you on this team. Email Us if you'd like to join

Grants and Awards Committee
This committee reviews grant proposals every winter and award nominations every October
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Annual Meeting & Junior Academy meeting
Staff and local hosts at our host institutions plan these events for our members.
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KAS Members: Find current rosters of Committee members when you log in.
Look in your Members Area under Resources/ Quick Reports