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The ad hoc Admission & Advancement (A&A) Review Panels meet periodically, six to 12 times annually, to review applications and/or nominations for election or elevation to Senior member (SM) or Life senior member (LSM) grade.


Review panels

  • The review panel meetings are held in various locations throughout the world.
  • A panel of reviewers is recruited among Senior members and Fellows in the section where the meeting is to be held.
  • This full-day session is presided over by the Admission and Advancement Chair and/or Vice Chair, as well as a representative of the Member and Geographic Activities staff.
  • For applications or nominations to be considered at any given meeting, they must be received completeincluding all required referencesat least ten days prior to the meeting date.
  • The names of newly elevated Senior members are posted to the Web about two weeks following an A&A review panel meeting. Individual subscribers and group mailing lists will receive an e-mail notification that the Senior Member Update is available.


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Review panel dates and locations

Dates and locations are subject to change without notice

2015 DatesLocation
7 FebruaryNew Orleans, LA, USA (R5)
7 MarchCharleston, SC, USA (R3)
25 AprilTaipei, Taiwan (R10)
23 MayNorthern Virginia, USA (R2)
27 JuneLondon, England (R8)
18 JulyIndianapolis, IN, USA (R4)
15 AugustGuadalajara, Mexico (R9)
19 SeptemberMontreal, Canada (R7)
24 OctoberPortland, OR, USA (R6)
21 NovemberNew Brunswick, NJ, USA (R1)


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Volunteer Resources

Visit the Volunteers section for the following:

  • Senior member initiative
  • Section and Society benefits
  • Best practices for Sections and Societies
  • Schedule of review panels
  • Senior member statistics
  • Admission & Advancement Committee