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2024 - 2025 AEIRS Election
February 15, 2024 - March 14, 2024

Newly Elected Board Member Profiles
President-Elect

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin R. Clark  Ed.D., R.T.(R)(QM)(ARRT), FAEIRS, FASRT

Position, School: Associate Professor, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

City, State: Houston, Texas

 

AEIRS positions with year held (most current year to be listed first; example below):

Executive Editor, Radiologic Science & Education, 2023 – present

Executive Editor, Spectrum, 2022 – 2023

Director-at-Large, 2021 – present

Fellow, 2021

Advocacy committee member, 2020 – 2021

Research grant recipient, 2020

Membership committee member, 2019 – 2020

Editorial Review Board member, Radiologic Science & Education, 2017 – 2020

Networking committee member, 2014 – 2019

Member since 2014

 

Organizational positions – AHRA/ ASRT/ ASRTO/ SDMS/ SMRT/ other with year held (most current year to be listed first; example below):

ASRT Foundation, Research and Grants Advisory Panel vice chair, 2023 – present

ASRT, Fellow, 2022

ASRT, Professional Mentor Program, 2021, 2022, 2024

ASRT, Education Chapter chair and delegate, 2020 – 2022

ASRT, Educator Institute graduate, 2019

ASRT Foundation, Research and Grants Advisory Panel member, 2019 – 2022

ASRT, Committee on R.T. Advocacy Region 3 Subcommittee member, 2017, 2019 – present

ASRT, Editorial Review Board member, Radiologic Technology, 2017 – 2023

ASRT, Leadership Academy graduate, 2017

ASRT, Scanner Editorial Advisory Panel member, 2015 – 2016

ASRT, member since 2014

American College of Radiology (ACR), Workgroup on Gender Diversity member, 2019 – present

Texas Society for Advancement of Health Professions (TSAHP), Student Leadership Program reviewer, 2022

TSAHP, Abstract reviewer, 2021 – present

TSAHP, Student Awards reviewer, 2019

TSAHP, member since 2015

ACERT, Royal Domingo Essay Contest judge, 2019 – present

ACERT, member since 2013

 

Affiliate positions with year held (most current year to be listed first; example below):

Texas Society of Radiologic Technologists (TxSRT), CE Program Coordinator, 2021 – present

TxSRT, Educator Alliance Committee member, 2019 – present

TxSRT, Student Awards reviewer, 2019 – present

TxSRT, member since 2014

Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists (LSRT), Student Quiz Bowl Moderator, 2022

LSRT, member since 2014

 

Vision

It is my desire to see AEIRS continue thriving as a professional organization for medical imaging and radiation therapy educators. I aim to champion innovative educational approaches, empower educators with valuable resources, and ensure AEIRS remains at the forefront of advancing medical imaging and radiation therapy education.

 

Qualifications

As a candidate for President-Elect, my leadership experience reflects my ability to drive positive change. I have a track record of navigating challenges, advocating for educators, and initiating impactful ideas. I am ready to bring my passion and vision to contribute to the continued success of AEIRS.

 

Goals

My primary goal is to build on existing efforts and actively pursue the formal recognition of medical imaging and radiation therapy education as an advanced practice area. I am committed to advancing the professional status of educators in our field, fostering excellence, and ensuring that our contributions are acknowledged and respected.

Director-at-Large​

Ashley Balliet M.Ed. R.T.(R)(M)(ARRT)

Position, School: Assistant Professor & Program Director, Radiography Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

 

City, State: Omaha, Nebraska

 

AEIRS positions with year held (most current year to be listed first; example below):

Social Media Appointee, 2021-present

Chair, Membership Committee, 2019-2020

Vice-Chair Recruitment Committee, 2018-2019

Active Member, 2014-present

 

Organizational positions – AHRA/ ASRT/ ASRTO/ SDMS/ SMRT/ other with year held (most current year to be listed first; example below):

ARRT BSRS Content Review Committee Member, AEIRS representative, 2022

 

Affiliate positions with year held (most current year to be listed first; example below):

Nebraska Society of Radiologic Technology (NSRT) Student Mentor

Nebraska Society of Radiologic Technologists (NSRT) Strategic Planning Committee member, 2022

Nebraska Society of Radiologic Technologists (NSRT) active member, 2022-present

Iowa Society of Radiologic Technologists (ISRT) Education Chair, 2017-2019

Iowa Society of Radiologic Technologists (ISRT) active member, 2014-2021

American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) active member, 2006-present

 

Other positions (most current year to be listed first; example below):

Program Director, Mercy/St. Luke’s School of Radiologic Technology, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2017 – 2022

Imaging Educator, Radiation Sciences Program, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, 2014 – 2017

Mammographer, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, 2013 - 2017

Senior Imaging Technologist, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, 2008-2017

Imaging Technologist, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, 2006-2008

 

Vision

I envision a future where AEIRS serves as the premier guide for educator qualifications, experience, and training; supporting and mentoring new and emerging educators and fostering professional growth and collaboration within medical imaging and radiation sciences community both domestically and internationally. My goal is to further promote research initiatives that contribute to strengthening the body of available knowledge which will give our professions the recognition that we deserve.

 

Qualifications

Since 2021, I have served as the AEIRS Social Media Appointee, in which time, we have increased our followers and

grown our social networking imprint with each successive year. As a result of the appointed and volunteer roles I have served within the ISRT, NSRT, ARRT, and AEIRS, I have gained experience in parliamentary proceedings, fiscal management, strategic planning, event planning, networking, and communications.

 

Goals

AEIRS will be the leading source of resources in networking and educator standards and professional development. This may be accomplished through increasing networking opportunities throughout the year and through the increased availability and accessibility of resources for our members, and the development of resources to support and mentor new and emerging educators.

The following positions will be filled by election: President-Elect and Director-at-Large.

 

  • President-Elect: Any active AEIRS members who has previously served as a member of the AEIRS Board of Directors is eligible to serve as President-Elect. The term of service is three years for this position (one year each as President-Elect, President, and Chair of the Board).

  • Director-at-Large: Any active AEIRS member is eligible to serve as Director-at-Large.  The term of service is three years for this position.

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